The Town of Halton Hills and Town of Milton, in conjunction with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, will be hosting a candidate information session on Wednesday, May 2, from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Town of Milton, Town Hall, 150 Mary Street, Milton. The session will focus on municipal election campaigns, campaign financing, changes in legislation and more.
If you are planning to attend the information session, you are encouraged to book your seat. Space is limited, so make sure you book early. Contact the Clerk's Division at the Town of Milton to book Brett.Stein@milton.ca.
Nomination forms can be filed with the Clerk's Office - Service Halton Hills Counter starting 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 until Friday, July 27, 2018, at 2 p.m.
To register your nomination you may do so during regular office hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday) during the nomination period.
A candidate must register in person with the Clerk or designate prior to raising campaign funds or incurring campaign expenses.
Nomination forms must be filed in person as original signatures are required. To file a nomination, you must provide the following:
In order to register as a candidate for the office of Mayor or Councillor for the Town of Halton Hills, and to be elected to and to hold the office of Mayor, Town and Regional Councillor, or Town Councillor for the Town of Halton Hills, the following qualifications must be met:
resident of the Town of Halton Hills or the owner or tenant of land in the Town of Halton Hills or the spouse of such owner or tenant;
at least 18 years of age;
not ineligible or disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, the Municipal Act, 2001, the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act or any other Act to be elected to or hold the above-mentioned office;
Qualifications - Section 219 (1) (2) & (3) of the Education Act:
A person is qualified to be elected as a member of a district school board or school authority if the person is qualified to vote for members of that district school board or that school authority and is resident in its area of jurisdiction.
A person who is qualified under subsection (1) to be elected as a member of a district school board or school authority is qualified to be elected as a member of that district school board or school authority for any geographic area in the district school board's or school authority's area of jurisdiction, regardless of which positions on that district school board or school authority the person may be qualified to vote for.
A member of a district school board or school authority is eligible for re-election if otherwise qualified.
This page will be updated as more information becomes available