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Nominations Open - Municipal and CSAP School Board Elections

TAKE NOTICE that nominations will be accepted for the following offices in (or including) the Town of Lunenburg for which an election will be held on the 17th day of October, 2020.

  • Mayor (Town of Lunenburg)
  • Six (6) Councillors elected at large (Town of Lunenburg)
  • One (1) Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) Member for the South Shore District

AND TAKE NOTICE THAT Town of Lunenburg Nomination forms for Mayor or Councillor are available and must be filed at the office of the Returning Officer, Patrick A. Burke, Q.C., Burke, Macdonald & Luczak, Barristers & Solicitors, 28 King Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on nomination day (Tuesday September 8, 2020) or by appointment during office hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) on August 27th, 28th, and 31st and September 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th, 2020. Candidates: Information Packages are now available at the office of the Returning Officer, Patrick A. Burke, Q.C.

Qualifications to be elected as Mayor or Councillor are:  Canadian citizen and 18 years of age at the time of nomination; ordinary resident in the Town of Lunenburg for a period of six (6) months preceding nomination day (September 8, 2020) and continues to so reside; has obtained a Certificate in the prescribed form that as of September 8, 2020 all taxes (and charges that are liens on the person’s property) due to the Town have been paid; and is not disqualified under the Municipal Elections Act.

For more information, please contact Patrick A. Burke, Q.C., Returning Officer, 28 King Street, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (902-634-8354). Nomination papers are available at the office of the Returning Officer. Candidates Information Packages are now available at the office of the Returning Officer, Patrick A. Burke, Q.C.

AND TAKE NOTICE that Electors in the Municipalities of the Region of Queens, District of Chester, District of Lunenburg, Towns of Mahone Bay, Lunenburg and Bridgewater will elect one person to be a member of the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial. Nominations for that office shall be filed at the office of the Returning Officer, Amanda Shupe, located at 60 Pleasant Street (Bridgewater Town Hall), Bridgewater, Nova Scotia between 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Nomination Day (Tuesday September 8, 2020) of by appointment in the 7 business days preceding Nomination Day (August 27, 28, 31, September 1, 2, 3 and 4, 2020) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.). Appointments can be made by calling 902-541-4389. Candidates: Information Packages are now available at the office of the Returning Officer, Amanda Shupe.

Dated at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, this 15th day of July, 2020.

Patrick A. Burke, Q.C., Town of Lunenburg, Returning Officer

Resources

For more information, visit the Town's Elections page.

For the Dalhousie campaign school website, visit https://yourdecision.ca/