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Municipal Elections

FORM 19 - NOTICE OF THE POSTING OF THE VOTERS’ LIST

Municipal Elections Act, 1996

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the list of all persons entitled to be electors for the municipal elections in this municipality has been prepared by the Clerk’s office.

 As of September 1, 2022 all electors should ensure that their names and relevant information are correct on the Voters’ List.

 A person may make an application to the Clerk requesting that the person’s name be added to or removed from the Voters’ List or that information on the Voters’ List relating to the person be amended by completing and filing the prescribed form available at:

 The Office of the Clerk

The Town of Goderich

57 West Street

Goderich, ON N7A 2K5

 during regular office hours between September 1, 2022 and October 22, 2022 and from 10:00 am to the close of voting on October 24, 2022. The application shall be in writing on the appropriate form (Town of Goderich Form 8) available at the municipal office and shall be filed in person, by the applicant or his/her agent or by mail, by the applicant.

 Dated this 20th day of September, 2022.

 Municipal Clerk

Town of Goderich

Official List of Certified Candidates for Council

In accordance with section 35 of the Municipal Elections Act, the Clerk has examined each nomination that has been filed as of the close of the Nominations Period (August 19, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.). The Official List of Certified Candidates and the Clerk’s Declaration of Acclamations to Office are available now. 

Official List of Certified Candidates 

Vote by Internet or Telephone October 11 - 24, 2022

The Voter Help Centre is located at 57 West Street, Goderich Town Hall

You can contact us at 519-524-8344 or via email at vote@goderich.ca.

The hours of the Voter Help Centre are as follows: 

From October 11 – 24, 2022, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 19th       4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 22nd           9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
On Election Day Monday, October 24th, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Further information on the 2022 Municipal Election

List of Nominations Filed to Date

NAME OF CANDIDATEOFFICEDATE OF FILINGADDRESS
Liz Petrie  Councillor May 17, 2022 52 Balvina Drive, West, Goderich
Allison Segeren Councillor  June 1, 2022 44 Essex Street, Goderich
Joseph Cohen  Trustee AMDSB August 2, 2022
John Thompson Councillor August 4, 2022 122 St. Patrick Street, Goderich
Randy Carroll  Councillor  August 8, 2022 58 Balvina Drive West, Goderich
Madeleine Beck  Councillor  August 10, 2022 237 Blake Street West, Goderich
Trevor Bazinet  Deputy Mayor August 11, 2022 153 Park Street, Goderich
Jim McDade HP Trustee CDSB August 12, 2022

302 Walnut Street South, Goderich

Myles Murdock Mayor

August 15, 2022

88 Trafalgar Street, Goderich

Joseph Vandermeer School Board Trustee Viamonde  August 12, 2022

4079 Catherine Street, Dorchester

Leah Nöel

Councillor

August 15, 2022

117 Bethune Cres., Goderich

Katrina Bos

Councillor

August 17, 2022

146 Elgin Ave East, Goderich

Matt Hoy

Mayor

August 17, 2022

61 Cambria Road South, Goderich

Chapin Korosec

Councillor 

August 18, 2022

201 Shearwater Trail, Goderich

Shawn Thomson

Councillor 

August 19, 2022

240 Cayley Street, Goderich

Stephen Tamming 

Deputy Mayor

August 19, 2022

342 Eldon Street, Goderich

A Video Guide to On-Line and Telephone Voting

Notice of Nomination for Office Municipal Elections Act, 1996

NOTICE is hereby given to the Municipal Electors of the Town of Goderich that Nominations for the following offices:

MAYOR - 1 elected at large

DEPUTY MAYOR - 1 elected at large

COUNCILLOR - 5 to be elected

may be made by completing and filing in the office of the Clerk, 57 West Street, Goderich, Ontario nominations on the prescribed form. Such nomination papers must be accompanied by the prescribed nomination filing fee of $200.00 for the position of Mayor and $100.00 for the positions of Deputy Mayor and Councillor. The filing fee is payable by cash, debit, certified cheque or money order.

A nomination must be signed by the candidate and may be filed in person or by an agent during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. between May 2, 2022 and August 18, 2022 and on ‘Nomination Day’ August 19, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 The nomination of a person for an office on a council must be endorsed by at least 25 persons, and they may endorse more than one nomination. Persons endorsing a nomination must be eligible to vote in an election for an office within the municipality, if a regular election was held on the day that the person endorses the nomination.

No person who proposes to be a candidate may solicit or accept contributions for election purposes; or incur expenses, until that person’s nomination has been filed.  A nomination must be certified by the Clerk, or designate, before such person becomes a certified candidate for the office for which they are nominated.

In the event there is an insufficient number of certified candidates to fill all positions available, nominations will be reopened for the vacant positions only on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and such additional requirements, if required, may be filed in the office of the Clerk.

Electors are hereby given notice that if a greater number of candidates are certified than are required to fill the said offices; an election will be held. Voting Day will be Monday, October 24, 2022.

DATED THIS 1st DAY OF May, 2022
Andrea Fisher, Clerk
Town of Goderich
57 West St,
GODERICH, ON   N7A 2K5
(519) 524-8344

Notice of Nomination for School Board Elections for the Avon Maitland District School Board 
Municipal Elections Act, 1996

Nomination for the office of school board trustee One (1) person to be elected to represent the electoral district of the Town of Goderich and the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh.

Nominations/Registrations may be filed during regular business hours at the office of the Clerk for the Town of Goderich, 57 West Street, Goderich, Ontario N7A 2K5 during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. between May 2, 2022 and August 18, 2022 and on Nomination Day August 19, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Nominations/Registration papers and full particulars may be obtained at the Municipal Office.

A signed consent to the nominations, a declaration of qualification by the candidate, the $100.00 filing fee (cash, money order, debit or certified cheque) and identification of the candidate are required.

Electors are hereby given notice that if a greater number of candidates are certified than are required to fill the said offices; an election will be held. Voting Day will be Monday, October 24, 2022.

Please be advised that no person who proposes to be a candidate may solicit or accept contributions for election purposes, or incur expenses until that person’s nomination has been filed.

Dated this 1st Day of May, 2022

Andrea Fisher,                                                       Florence Witherspoon,
Returning Officer                                                   Returning Officer
Goderich                                                                Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh

Accessible Compliance Audit Committee Recruitment

The Municipalities of Huron County are seeking three (3) members and one (1) alternate member of the public to be appointed to:
The Huron County Municipalities Compliance Audit Committee.

According to Section 88.37 of the Municipal Elections Act, a council or local board shall, before October 1 of an election year, establish a committee for the purposes of compliance audit. Compliance Audit Committee members must possess an in-depth knowledge of the campaign finance rules of the Municipal Elections Act. Prior experience on a committee, task force or tribunal would be an asset. Committee per diems and normal expenses will be paid by the municipality where a Compliance Audit Application has been received. The term of the Compliance Audit Committee will be for the term of Council; being November 15, 2022 until November 14, 2026.

If you are interested in being appointed to the Huron County Municipalities Compliance Audit Committee; please forward a letter by July 15, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.; including details relating to your qualifications and experience to: Susan Cronin, County Clerk, County of Huron, 1 Court House Square, Goderich, ON N7A 1M2 scronin@huroncounty.ca (519)-524-8394 ext. 3257

Compliance Audit Committee Advertisement

Huron County Candidate Information Session
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

Libro Community Hall / Electronic Participation via Zoom
(link available from any Huron County Municipal Clerk )
239 Bill Fleming Drive, Clinton Ontario

1. WELCOME – COUNTY CLERK SUSAN CRONIN
2. MINISTRY OF MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING PRESENTATION: Municipal Advisors will provide an overview of the 2022  Municipal Election for Candidates.
3. MUNICIPAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT CORPORATION: Role in Municipal Elections and Preliminary list of electors.
4. HURON COUNTY CLERKS – VOTER LOOKUP: Jessica Rudy, Clerk Municipality of Huron East and Rachel Anstett, Deputy Clerk Municipality of Central Huron
5. COUNTY COUNCIL IN HURON PRESENTATION:
Susan Cronin, County Clerk, will provide an overview of Huron County Council.
6. QUESTIONS:

Candidate Information Package

This guide has been prepared for the purpose of supplying information to persons intending to stand for elected office. This guide is also available at the Townhall. 

This Guide is only intended to provide candidates with information on running for office. Candidates are responsible for ensuring they are familiar with the requirements of the Municipal Elections Act and should consult the Act for complete information and legislative requirements. A copy of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 is available on line at www.e-laws.gov.on.ca

Candidates must comply with all the requirements relating to election campaign financing. The Ministry of Municipal Affairs produces a guide for candidates that outlines the financial reporting requirements under the Act. It is included in this package.

It is the responsibility of prospective candidates to ensure through their own determination that they have complied with the election financing regulations and that they are in fact qualified and not disqualified by law. In all cases of filing times (i.e.:2:00 pm) the time displayed by the Clerks Department shall prevail.

Returning Officer
Andrea Fisher
519-524-8344 ext 210

Assistant Returning Officer
Lori Rounds
519-524-8344 ext 213
vote@goderich.ca 

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Goderich Town Hall: 57 West Street, Goderich, ON N7A 2K5, Phone: 519-524-8344, Email: townhall@goderich.ca
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