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September 20, 2018

Cranbrook, BC (September 20, 2018) -- PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the electors of the City of Cranbrook that an Election by Voting is necessary to elect six (6) Councillors, and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom the votes will be received are listed below:

COUNCILLOR -        Six (6) persons to be elected

Norma Blissett                  216 4th Ave. S.                    Cranbrook, BC
Danielle Eaton Cardozo   4974 Ha Ha Creek Rd.        Wardner, BC
Jordan Fiorentino             3012 Mt. Fisher Pl.              Cranbrook, BC
Wesly Graham                  529 Hurry Ave. N.W.           Cranbrook, BC
Melodie Hull                      2928 Edgewood Dr.            Cranbrook, BC
Mike Peabody                   808 14th St. S.                    Cranbrook, BC
Ron Popoff                        528 16th St. S.                    Cranbrook, BC
Wayne Price                      117 17th St.                         Cranbrook, BC
Curt Rasmussen               3113 6th St. S.                     Cranbrook, BC
Randy Tapp                        617 15th St. S.                    Cranbrook, BC
 

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

General Voting:               
Saturday, October 20, 2018
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
 Laurie Middle School Gymnasium
1808 2nd Street South, Cranbrook, BC

Advance Voting:
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Parkview Pavilion Senior Centre
125 17th Avenue South, Cranbrook, BC

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
8:00 am to 8:00 pm
125 17th Avenue South, Cranbrook, BC

SPECIAL VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be available to admitted patients or facility residents only:

Friday, October 19, 2018

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

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 19, 2018 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, Cranbrook BC  V1C 2M8), telephone (1-866-201-3638), or email (electionsofficer@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 October 1st, 2018.  To be counted, your mail ballot must be received by the Chief Election Officer (or designate) in Cranbrook no later than 8pm on October 20, 2018.

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 19, 2018, OR

2. By hand to Sarann Press (or designate), Chief Election Officer, at Laurie Middle School Gymnasium, 1808 2nd Street South, Cranbrook, BC prior to 8pm on October 20, 2018.

 

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 20, 2018, age 18 or older;
c)            has been a resident of British Columbia for the past 6 months;

  1. has been a resident of the City of Cranbrook for the past 30 days; and
  2. 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 20, 2018, 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.

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