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Information for Candidates

Becoming an elected official

Becoming a member of council or a school board trustee is a challenging and rewarding experience. As an elected official, you will have the opportunity to influence the future of your community. You will be expected to represent the local community and act on its behalf. As a member of council or the school board, there will be demands on your time, energy, and commitment. In addition to regular meetings, will you be required to attend special meetings, committee and board meetings, and various public meetings and functions. If elected as a member of council or a school board trustee, you will be expected to serve a 4-year term. Your term of office begins at the first meeting of the council or board following the general election and continues until the first meeting of the council or board following the next general election.

Resources:

2016 Candidates Booklet
The Elections Bylaw (8191)
The Campaign Disclosure and Spending Limits Bylaw (8491)
The Temporary Sign Bylaw (7491)
The Zoning Bylaw (8770)
The Poster Bylaw (7565)
 Election Signs FAQ and Maps

Legislative Resources:

The Local Government Election Act, 2015
The Cities Act
The Planning and Development Act
The Saskatchewan Employment Act