The Clerk is appointed as the Municipal Returning Officer by the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, and is responsible for the administration and management of municipal elections every four years. The Clerk's department is involved in accepting nominations of candidates running for office, preparing voters' lists, preparing ballots, selecting sites and staff for voting locations for voting day, and certification and distribution of election results.
The next regular municipal election will be held on October 27, 2014.
Every four years, in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, the Clerk acts as Returning Officer and, in the Township of Guelph/Eramosa, can conduct elections for the offices of:
County of Wellington Ward 8 Councillor
Upper Grand District School Board Trustee
Wellington Catholic District School Board Trustee
Conseil scolaire de district du Centre-Sud-Ouest Trustee
Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud Trustee
The role of Council and the role of head of Council can be found in the Municipal Act. For more information visit the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing or the Mayor and Council page.
For more information contact the Clerk's Department at 519-856-9596 ext. 125 or email@example.com