Council Vacancy

Council Vacancy

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Kerri O'Kane
Manager of Legislative Services/Municipal Clerk
1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON
N0B 1S0
Phone: 519.846.9691 x243
Email: Click to send email

Lisa Miller
Supervisor of Customer Service/Deputy Clerk
1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON
N0B 1S0
Phone: 519.846.9691 x242
Email: Click to send email

Eligible Candidates - Councillor Ward 3 Vacancy

Last updated April 20, 2018  10:38 a.m.

Name and Date of Certification

Denis Craddock - April 20, 2018

Vince P. Mayne - April 20, 2018

Meghan Burke - April 20, 2018 

Kathy Baranski - April 20, 2018

Tamas Fay - April 18, 2018

Rick Beazley - April 18, 2018

Dean  Workman - April 18, 2018

Allan Hons - April 18, 2018

Kimberley Jean-Marie Jefferson - April 18, 2018

Debora Taylor - April 17, 2018

Angela Murie - April 16, 2018

Scott Preston - April 12, 2018

Walter Visser - April 9, 2018

Robert Foster - April 9, 2018


The position of Councillor Ward 3 was declared vacant by Township Council at a Special Meeting held April 3​, 2018.  In accordance with the Municipal Act and the Municipal Elections Act, Council will fill the vacancy by appointment.

The term of the appointment is from the date the Oath of Office is taken to the end of the term of Council, November 30, 2018.  The anticipated date of Council appointment and the Oath of Office is April 30, 2018.

To be considered for appointment, a nominee for municipal office must be a qualified elector as set out in the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended. Qualified electors must be: 

a) A resident in or be the owner or tenant of land in the Township of     Centre Wellington, or the spouse of such owner or tenant;

b) A Canadian Citizen;

c) 18 years of age or older;

d) Not prohibited from voting under any other Act or disqualified from holding municipal office.

​Interested individuals are requested to complete and submit a Council Vacancy Application including the Declaration of Qualifications and the Personal Information Release. Candidates may also submit a personal statement of qualification with their application, in accordance with the Council Vacancy Policy. All documents must be submitted in person along with two pieces of identification to prove their identity and qualifying address to the Municipal Clerk or the Deputy Clerk, Legislative Services, Township of Centre Wellington Municipal Office, 1 MacDonald Square, Elora, ON.  Candidates must sign the application before a Commissioner of Oaths and all submissions will become public records.

Applications will be accepted by Legislative Services until April 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm.

Certified Candidates will be invited to make a presentation at the Committee of the Whole meeting on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm. Candidates may address Committee for a period of not more than five (5) minutes and may be asked questions by Members of Council.

For further information or to receive a Candidate Package please contact Legislative Services.