Election 2017

Resources for Municipal Candidates.

The next municipal election takes place Monday October 16, 2017. Nomination day is on Monday September 18, 2017. Council for the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River consists of a Reeve elected at large and six Councillors, representing two municipal divisions. Division 1 includes the communities of Flatbush, Chisholm, Hondo and Smith. Division 2 includes the communities of Mitsue, Marten Beach, Canyon Creek, Widewater and the land adjacent to the Town of Slave Lake.

To be nominated as a candidate in an electoral division, the person must be a resident of the division for six consecutive months prior to nomination day. The term of office is for four years. There is no limit on the number of times a Councillor can be re-elected.

MDLSR Information Guide for Candidates

Learn about what's involved in becoming a Councillor for the MD of Lesser Slave River by downloading the Information Guide for Candidates. Please also review: appendices 1, 2 and 3 below containing required forms, bylaws and policies.

Other Resources for Candidates

  • View and Download Alberta Municipal Affairs - A Guide for Candidates

      Appendix I: Forms

      # Description Hits Download
      Form 2: Notice of Nomination Day Signed 112 Download
      Form 3: Nomination Paper & Candidate Acceptance 99 Download
      Form 4A: Notice of Election & Requirements for Voter ID 88 Download
      Form 7A: Candidate or Official Agent Proof of Identification 76 Download
      Form 8: Voting Registrar 95 Download
      Form 10: Statement of Scrutineer or Official Agent 75 Download
      Form 21: Campaign Disclosure & Financial Statement 89 Download
      Election Signs 106 Download

      Appendix II: Policies

      # Description Hits Download
      Policy A6: Council Honorarium 105 Download
      Policy A9: Council Appointed Board Member Honoraria 99 Download
      Policy K13: Nepotism 110 Download
      Policy K20 Appendix A 76 Download
      Policy K20: Subsistence & Travel Expenses 84 Download

      Appendix III: Bylaws

      # Description Hits Download
      Bylaw 97-7: Electoral Boundaries 90 Download
      Bylaw 2001-14: Organizational & Procedural 71 Download
      Bylaw 2017-05: Amend Organizational & Procedural 54 Download
      Bylaw 2007-04: Modified Voting Stations 115 Download
      Bylaw 2017-04: Pecuniary Interest 85 Download
      Bylaw 2017-04 Schedule A 92 Download
      Bylaw 2017-04 Schedule B 68 Download

      Life, Work and Leisure in Lesser Slave River

      On July 6, 2011, Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, visited the Lesser Slave River region to offer encouragement to residents and rebuilding efforts in the wake of the devastating wildfires that hit the region in May. Visit the Municipal History section to learn more about our region's rich heritage.
      Legendary Lesser Slave River



MD of Lesser Slave River

Just a few hours due north of Edmonton, Lesser Slave River is a truly unique place to live, work and play. From breathtaking expanses of boreal forest and unspoiled natural wonders to a thriving economy and genuine work/life balance, opportunities abound. Here you'll discover a place of rugged beauty. A place of real people. A place you'll never want to leave.

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