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Nomination Papers can be filed with the Returning Officer at City Hall any time during normal office hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday) commencing on September 22nd, 2020 to October 6th, 2020, with the exception of Nomination Day when they will be accepted between the 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. only.  

The Returning Officer shall review the Nomination Papers and, if found in order, a receipt shall be issued to the Candidate or their agent. 

Due to COVID-19 precautions, it is being requested that each Candidate make an appointment, prior to attending City Hall, by calling (306) 778-2768.

a. Candidate's Guide: 

  • Please click here to open the 2020 Municipal Election Candidate Information Guide.
  • Check out the video below that details What to Expect as an Elected Official

 

b. Candidate's Nomination Packages:

  • Please click here to open the 2020 Municipal Election Nomination Package for Public School Trustees
  • Please click here to open the 2020 Municipal Election Nomination Package for Separate School Trustees
  • Please click here to open the 2020 Municipal Election Nomination Package for City Councillors
  • Please click here to open the 2020 Municipal Election Nomination Package for Mayor

c. Elected Officials Handbook: Please click here 

d. Council Members Handbook March 2020: Please click here

e. Public Disclosure Statement Tips: Please click here

f. Running for Municipal Council: Please click here

g. Municipal Governance 101: Virtual Session for Election Candidates

Municipal Governance 101: Introduction to Local Government

To encourage participation in municipal governance and increase understanding of what it means to be on council, Municipalities of Saskatchewan has created Municipal Governance 101, free virtual education sessions designed for everyone who has an interest in municipal politics or who is thinking of running for council. Municipal Governance 101: Introduction to Local Government is the first session in the series, open to everyone from a Saskatchewan city, town, or village. This one-hour session will be held on September 1 at 6:30 p.m. In coordination with the Ministry of Government Relations, Municipal Governance 101: Introduction to Local Government will cover what the role of council is, what your responsibilities are as a councillor, and more.

Register now!

Municipal Governance 101: City Hall

To encourage participation in municipal governance and increase understanding of what it means to be on council, Municipalities of Saskatchewan has created Municipal Governance 101, free virtual education sessions designed for everyone who has an interest in municipal politics or who is thinking of running for council. In this one-hour session, ask a panel of leaders your municipal governance questions.

Municipal Governance 101: City Hall builds on Municipal Governance 101: Introduction to Local Government.

Register now!

Visit www.munisask.ca/events to learn more about Municipal Governance 101 and to register for these events. Have questions? Contact Katee Galandy, Events Coordinator with Municipalities of Saskatchewan, at events@munisask.ca or 306-525-4398.  

h. Safe Places: Please click here to learn more about Safe Places – Youth Certified and to begin the certification process


 

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