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School Trustee Election Information

Are you interested in becoming a school trustee for The Evergreen Catholic Separate School Division in the wards of Hinton, Devon, Spruce Grove, Stony Plain, or Westlock?


Election Day
is Monday, October 18, 2021.

 

Nominations Pursuant to Section 25 of the Local Authorities Election Act, a person may file a nomination to become a candidate for a general election, within the period beginning on January 1 in a year in which a general election is to be held and ending at 12 noon on nomination day.  This means that for the October 18, 2021 School Board elections, nominations can be submitted starting January 1, 2021 during normal business hours up until 12 Noon on September 20, 2021.

 

The Local Authorities Election Act, s21(1) states that a person is eligible to be nominated as a candidate in any election under this Act if on nomination day the person

(a)   is eligible to vote*

(b)   has been a resident of the local jurisdiction for 6 consecutive months immediately preceding nomination day, and

(c)    is not otherwise ineligible or disqualified (Section 22)

- Note: individual can run for Council and Trustee

 

Candidates will be required to complete the following forms:

  • Nomination Paper and Candidate's Acceptance - Form 4
  • Candidate Information - Form 5
  • Campaign Disclosure Statement and Financial Statement - Form 26
 

Forms 4 and 5 submitted together and must be accompanied by $100 – must be cash, certified cheque or money order.  The deadline is 12 Noon on September 20, 2021.

 

Form 26 must be submitted by March 1, 2022 even if expenses are $zero ($0).  Failure to submit this form will result in the candidate having to pay a late filing fee of $500, as per the Local Authorities Election Act S147.7 (2).

 

Forms can be submitted at the following locations during normal business hours (as posted):

 

Evergreen Catholic Separate School Division Office

Suite 110 - 381 Grove Drive, Spruce Grove, AB T7X 2Y9

Ph: 780-962-5627   Hours: Weekdays 8:00am - 4:00 pm (Closed Fridays between July 2 - Aug 13)

 

Evergreen Catholic Schools accepting nomination forms:

School office hours are weekdays 8:30am - 3:30 pm

 (refer to the appropriate school calendar for a list of non-operational days)

 

St. John Paul II Catholic School

5801 - 48 Street, Stony Plain, AB T7Z 1R7

Ph: 780-963-2526   Attention: Kim Wild

Holy Spirit Catholic School

100 Michigan Street, Devon, AB T9G 2H6

Ph: 780-987-5730   Attention: Toneille McEvoy

Saint Mary Catholic School

9916 - 97 Street, Westlock, AB T7P 2G2

Ph: 780-349-3644   Attention: Angela Patrick/Linda Boutin

St. Gregory Catholic School

190 Rispler Way, Hinton, AB T7V 2G1

Ph: 780-865-4555   Attention: Colleen Ludwig

Fr. Gerard Redmond Community Catholic School

174 Maligne Drive, Hinton, AB T7V 1J4

Ph: 780-865-2820   Attention: Tanya Tymchyshyn

 

Forms can be:
     1) picked up at any of the locations listed above
     2) accessed online https://www.alberta.ca/municipal-election-forms.aspx#toc-1
- or -
     3) downloaded forms for each ward can be found HERE:

If you have any questions regarding nomination and/or the election process, please contact Nieta World, Returning Officer at (780) 887-2421 or nworld@telus.net