Local Government Election - Call For Nominations

Posted on: Friday, 25 August 2017 at 8:40:33 AM

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTION

21 OCTOBER 2017

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Elections will be held on Saturday 21 October 2017 to fill the following vacancies of the Northampton Shire Council:

Ward                                       Number of Vacancies             Term

 Kalbarri                                  Two Councillors                     Four years

Northampton                          Three Councillors                  Four years

                                                           

Nominations open Thursday 7 September 2017 and close at 4.00pm on Thursday 14 September 2017.

To nominate, candidates are required to lodge with the Returning Officer:

  • a completed nomination in the prescribed form which has been signed and witnessed. Forms are available by downloading below, or from the Council offices Northampton and Kalbarri;
  • a single A4 page profile of the candidate, containing not more than 150 words of information about the candidate;
  • where a nomination is lodged on a candidate’s behalf by an agent, a written authorisation signed by the candidate.

The documents may be hand delivered or posted, faxed or sent by other means, if available.

Nominations must be accompanied by a nomination deposit of $80.00, which must be received by the Returning Officer before the close of nominations.

Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates for the above vacancy can be obtained by contacting the undersigned at the Northampton Council Offices, 99341202.

Download a nomination form

Download an agent nomination form

GARRY L KEEFFE

RETURNING OFFICER

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