The following Public Notice information has been published in the August 11, 2022 print edition of The Lake Country Calendar newspaper and posted on the bulletin board at Municipal Hall for ease of public access in addition to being posted on the District of Lake Country website (2022 Local Government Elections page) and emailed to Community News subscribers. 

NOTICE OF NOMINATION - DISTRICT OF LAKE COUNTRY COUNCIL

Public Notice is hereby given that nominations for the 2022-2026 term of office for:

One (1) Mayor to be elected at large

Two (2) Councillors to be elected at large

One (1) Neighbourhood Constituency Councillor for Carr’s Landing

One (1) Neighbourhood Constituency Councillor for Okanagan Centre

One (1) Neighbourhood Constituency Councillor for Oyama 

One (1) Neighbourhood Constituency Councillor for Winfield

 

will be received by the Chief Election Officer or designated person:

  • by hand, mail or other delivery service at the District of Lake Country Municipal Hall located at 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Rd, Lake Country, BC V4V 2M1
  • by email to admin@lakecountry.bc.ca
  • by fax to 250-766-0116

 

Nomination packages will be accepted between at 9 am, Tuesday, August 30, 2022 and 4 pm Friday, September 9, 2022. Nominations will NOT be accepted after 4 pm Friday, September 9, 2022.

 

Originals of faxed or emailed documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 4:00 pm on Friday, September 16, 2022.

 

Nomination Packages will be available beginning August 1, 2022 at the District of Lake Country Municipal Hall or available online at www.lakecountry.bc.ca/elections.

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE

To qualify to be nominated, elected and to hold office as a member of local government, a person must be:

  • 18 years of age or older on General Voting Day (October 15);
  • a Canadian citizen;
  • a resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately before the day nomination papers are filed; and
  • not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election in BC or from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

 

Mayor and Candidates-at-large must be nominated in writing by two (2) persons who are qualified electors of the District of Lake Country.

Neighbourhood constituency candidates must be nominated in writing by two (2) persons who are qualified electors of the neighbourhood constituency area in question.

 

CAMPAIGN PERIOD EXPENSE LIMITS & THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISING LIMITS

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act the 2022 General Local Election Campaign Period is September 17 to October 15.

The following candidate expense and third-party advertising limits apply during the Campaign Period: 

Office

Expense Limit

Mayor

$16,930.42

Councillor At Large

$8,471.40

Councillors Neighbourhood Constituencies

$5,398.92

Third-party Advertising Limit

$809.84

For more information on the nomination process contact:

Reyna Seabrook, Chief Election Officer 778-738-2742 rseabrook@lakecountry.bc.ca

Kelly McIntosh, Deputy Chief Election Officer 778-738-2722 kmcintosh@lakecountry.bc.ca

 

For further information on campaign period expense limits and third-party advertising limits, contact Elections BC Toll-free at 1-800-661-8683

Email electoral.finance@elections.bc.ca  www.elections.bc.ca

 

NOTICE OF NOMINATION - BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHOOL TRUSTEE

Public Notice is hereby given that nominations for the 2022-2026 term of office for One (1) School Trustee for Electoral Area 1. Zone 1 of School District No. 23 (includes Central Okanagan East & lake Country) will be received by the Chief Election Officer or designated person as follows:

DISTRICT OF LAKE COUNTRY (DLC)

REGIONAL DISTRICT OF CENTRAL OKANAGAN (RDCO)

by hand, mail or other delivery  service at 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country, BC V4V 2M1

by hand, mail or other delivery service at 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna, BC, V1W 3Z4

by email to admin@lakecountry.bc.ca

by email to elections@rdco.com

by fax to 250-766-0116

by fax to 250-763-0606

Nomination packages will be accepted between at 9 am, Tuesday, August 30, 2022 and 4 pm Friday, September 9, 2022. Nominations will NOT be accepted after 4 pm Friday, September 9, 2022.

 

Originals of faxed or emailed documents must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 4:00 pm on Friday, September 16, 2022.

 

Nomination Packages will be available beginning August 8, 2022 at the District of Lake Country Municipal Hall or the Regional District of Central Okanagan Offices or available online at www.lakecountry.bc.ca/elections or www.rdco.com/election.

 

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE

To qualify to be nominated, elected and to hold office as a member of the School Board, a person must be:

  • 18 years of age or older on General Voting Day (October 15);
  • a Canadian citizen;
  • a resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately before the date of filing nomination papers; and
  • not disqualified by the Local Government Act, School Act, or any other enactment from voting in an election in BC or from being nominated for, being elected to, or holding office, or be otherwise disqualified by law.

 

School Trustee candidates must be nominated in writing by two (2) persons who are qualified electors of School District Zone I for which the person is nominated.

 

A $100 deposit, in the form of a cheque written to School District 23, is required.

CAMPAIGN PERIOD EXPENSE LIMITS & THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISING LIMITS

In accordance with the Local Elections Campaign Financing Act the 2022 Campaign Period is September 17 to October 15. The following candidate expenses and third-party advertising limits apply during the Campaign Period:

 

Office

Expense Limit

School Trustee for Electoral Area Zone I

$9,698.70

Third-party advertising expense limit

$809.84

For more information on the nomination process contact:

DISTRICT OF LAKE COUNTRY

Reyna Seabrook, Chief Election Officer 778-738-2742

Kelly McIntosh, Deputy Chief Election Officer 778-738-2722

admin@lakecountry.bc.ca

 

REGIONAL DISTRICT OF CENTRAL OKANAGAN

Karen Needham, Chief Election Officer 250-469-6224

Sandi Horning, Deputy Chief Election Officer 250-469-6204

corporateofficer@rdco.com

 

For further information on campaign period expense limits and third-party advertising limits, visit www.elections.bc.ca or contact Elections BC Toll-free at 1-800-661-8683 or email electoral.finance@elections.bc.ca

 

REFERENDUM INFORMATION 
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR SCRUTINEERS 

WATERFRONT PROPERTY ACQUISITION (ASSENT VOTING) 

 

On Saturday, October 15, 2022, qualified electors within the District of Lake Country will be voting on the following question:

 

"Are you in favour of the District of Lake Country authorizing Loan Authorization (Waterfront Property) Bylaw 1187, 2022 to authorize the borrowing of up to $8,000,000 to purchase waterfront property for community use?”

 

Persons entitled to vote as electors in the assent voting may apply to volunteer as a Scrutineer for the assent voting. There will be no remuneration. If applications are received, Scrutineers for and against the question must be appointed.

 

If sufficient applications are received, one (1) scrutineer for and one (1) against the question will be appointed for each voting place. One scrutineer for and one against the question will also be appointed to be present at the determination of the official results and, if necessary, at a judicial recount.

 

Applications to act as a scrutineer for assent voting will be received by the Chief Election Officer at the District of Lake Country, Municipal Hall, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country, BC from 9 am, Tuesday, August 30, 2022 to 4 pm, Friday, September 9, 2022 during regular office hours.

Application forms are available at the Municipal Hall at 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road and on the website at www.lakecountry.bc.ca/elections.

 

For more information on the requirements and procedures for making application, contact:

Reyna Seabrook, Chief Election Officer 778-738-2742 rseabrook@lakecountry.bc.ca

Kelly McIntosh, Deputy Chief Election Officer 778-738-2722 kmcintosh@lakecountry.bc.ca

 

VIEW THE 2022 LOCAL GOVENMENT ELECTIONS PAGE ON THE DISTRICT OF LAKE COUNTRY WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION