The Township of Huron-Kinloss encourages you to participate in the municipal election. Voting is a fundamental right you have been given. When you vote you are selecting those responsible to make local laws and policies that will affect your everyday life.
Municipal government is responsible for many of the day to day services you use and depend on including water, roads for travel, providing parks and recreational programs and emergency services to name a few.
The municipal election will take place on Monday October 27th, 2014.
The Township of Huron-Kinloss Council consists of seven members:
Mayor (elected at large)
Deputy-Mayor (elected at large)
Five Councillors (elected at large)
Elgibility to Vote
To be an eligible elector in the Township of Huron-Kinloss, you have to be:
- a Canadian citizen;
- at least 18 years old;
- reside in the Township of Huron-Kinloss or be the owner or tenant of land in the Township of Huron-Kinloss, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
- not prohibited from voting under any law
January 2nd, 2014 Nominations may be filed
September 2, 2014-October 27th, 2014 Revision Period for Voters' List
September 12th, 2014 Nomination Day
October 27th, 2014 Election Day
Inaugural Meeting December 1, 2014
How to be Nominated
Nominations for the positions listed must be made on the prescribed Nomination Form available at the Municipal Office, or downloaded here and brought to the Municipal Office during normal office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. , Monday to Friday) between January 2nd, 2014 and September 11th, 2014 and between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on September 12th, 2014 (Nomination Day). A Form EL18 (A) Declaration of Qualifications Council will also be required. All nominees will be required to provide identification to the Clerk when filing their nomination paper. The Nomination Form must be submitted along with the prescribed nomination filing fee of $200.00 for Mayor and $100.00 for all other offices. The filing fee is payable by cash, certified cheque, money order or Interac.
It is the responsiblity of the candidate to determine whether they are qualified to be an elector to hold the office for which they are nominated. Each person interested in being a candidate should refer to the 2014 Candidates' Guide, the Municipal Act, the Education Act, the Municipal Elections Act or the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing website regarding qualifications for the office.
The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) is offering programs on running for Municipal Council please click here for more information.
The Request for Occupant Information, a Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) form located on the right hand side of this page, may be completed and sent to MPAC to notify them of changes to ownership or tenancy or to advise MPAC of changes or corrections to personal information.