City of Cranbrook

Notice of Election By Voting

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of the City of Cranbrook that an Election by Voting is necessary to elect one Councillor, and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom the votes will be received are listed below:

COUNCILLOR -      (1) one person to be elected

Anna (Sam) Hudson Cranbrook, BC
Mike Peabody 808 14th St. S. Cranbrook, BC
Lynn McIntosh Cranbrook, BC
William McKerrow C – 1860 Kelowna Crescent , Cranbrook, BC
Christy Wheeldon 607 34th Ave. S., Cranbrook, BC
Mike Barr 801 Summit Dr. , Cranbrook, BC
Jon McWhirter 2545B McLeary Cres. N. , Cranbrook, BC
Gavin Thomas Cranbrook, BC

  
VOTING will be open to qualified electors of the City of Cranbrook as follows:

General Voting:
Saturday, October 21, 2017
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort, 209 Van Horne Street, Cranbrook, BC
Advance Voting:
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Parkview Pavilion Senior Centre, 125 - 17th Avenue South, Cranbrook, BC
Advance Voting:
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Parkview Pavilion Senior Centre, 125 - 17th Avenue South, Cranbrook, BC


SPECIAL VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be available to admitted patients or facility residents only:
Friday, October 20, 2017

East Kootenay Regional Hospital (1:00pm - 4:30pm)
Mountain View Village (5:00pm - 5:45pm)
Dr. F.W. Green Memorial Home (10:00am – 11:45am)
Scott Villa (9:15am – 9:45am)
Joseph Creek Village (9:00am – 2:00pm)
Joseph Creek Care Village (2:00pm – 5:30pm)

Electors from the City of Cranbrook may vote for Councillor BY MAIL if they:
- have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects their ability to vote at another voting opportunity, OR
- expect to be absent from the City of Cranbrook on general voting day and at the times of all advance voting opportunities.

REQUESTING A MAIL BALLOT PACKAGE:
Before 4:00 pm on October 20, 2017 you must submit the following information to the Chief Election Officer (or designate)’s office in person( City of Cranbrook City Hall 40 – 10th Ave. South ), by mail      ( City of Cranbrook City Hall 40 – 10th Ave. South), telephone (1-844-538-8384), or email (Sarann.Press@cranbrook.ca).

1. Full name,
2. Residential address,
3. Address of the property in relation to which you are voting (for non-resident property electors),
4. Method of delivery of your mail ballot package:
- pick up at City of Cranbrook, OR
- regular lettermail through Canada Post to residential address, OR
- regular lettermail through Canada Post to an alternate address that you provide when requesting the ballot package.
5. To ensure you receive the correct registration application form in your package, you must indicate whether you are going to be registering as a resident or non-resident property elector.

Mail ballot packages will be sent out commencing on or about September 27, 2017.  To be counted, your mail ballot must be received by the Chief Election Officer (or designate) in Cranbrook no later than 8pm on October 21, 2017.

Mail ballot packages can be delivered:
1.By mail or by hand to Sarann Press (or designate), Chief Election Officer, Cranbrook City Hall 40 10th Ave. South, Cranbrook BC V1C 2M8, by 4:30 pm Friday October 20, 2017, OR
2. By hand to Sarann Press (or designate), Chief Election Officer, at Prestige Rocky Mountain Resort, 209 Van Horne Street, Cranbrook, BC.

ELECTOR QUALIFICATIONS
If you are not on the list of electors, you may register at the time of voting by completing the required application form available at the voting place. To register you must meet the following qualifications:

Resident Elector
a) is a Canadian citizen;
b) is, OR will be on October 21, 2017, age 18 or older;
c) has been a resident of British Columbia for the past 6 months;
d) has been a resident of the City of Cranbrook for the past 30 days; and
e) is not otherwise disqualified by law from voting.

RESIDENT ELECTORS may register on Voting Day at the Polling Station, if they meet these qualifications and provide two pieces of identification (at least one with a signature).  Picture identification is not required.  The identification must prove both residency and identity.

Non-Resident Property Elector
(a) is not entitled to register as a resident elector of the City of Cranbrook ;
(b) is a Canadian citizen;
(c) is, OR will be on October 21, 2017 , age 18 or older;
(d) has been a resident of British Columbia for the past 6 months;
(e) has been a registered owner of real property in the City of Cranbrook for the past 30 days;
(f) has received the written consent of a majority of the registered owners of the property designating you as the one who may vote (only one person may vote on the property qualification no matter how many owners there may be).

NON-RESIDENT PROPERTY ELECTORS may register on Voting Day at the Polling Station, if they meet the qualifications set out, have two pieces of identification (at least one with a signature to prove identity), PROOF OF OWNERSHIP OF THE PROPERTY and the WRITTEN CONSENT OF A MAJORITY OF THE REGISTERED OWNERS OF THE PROPERTY designating you as the one who may vote.

Sarann Press
Chief Election Officer
City of Cranbrook

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