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Nomination Period opens May 2 for the 2022 Municipal Election
Posted Apr-28-2022

Nomination Period opens May 2 for the 2022 Municipal Election

Nomination Period opens May 2 for the 2022 Municipal Election

Municipal Council and School Board Trustee candidates and third party advertisers for the 2022 Municipal Election can book an appointment to file their nomination at election@brockville.com or by calling 613-342-8772 ext. 4444.

The 2022 Municipal Election and School Board Election will be held on Oct. 24, 2022. The nomination period is open from May 2, 2022, until 2 p.m. on Aug. 19, 2022 for all candidates interested in running for the following offices:

  • Mayor: One (1) to be elected at large.
  • Councillors: Eight (8) to be elected at large.
  • School Board Trustees: One (1) to be elected at large for each of the four (4) school boards.

The City of Brockville is happy to assist all candidates with the filing of their nomination forms. Serving the public as an elected official requires a considerable commitment of time and energy, and we recommend that all candidates review the Candidate Information Guide on our election website at https://brockville.com/elections before filing to understand the requirements.

Appointments are required to file a nomination. Appointments will take place in person at the City of Brockville’s Clerk’s Office on the first floor of Brockville City Hall, 1 King Street West, during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (excluding statutory holidays) between May 2 and Aug. 18, 2022 and on Aug. 19, 2022 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. At the time of their booked appointment, candidates must bring the following items, along with the applicable filing fee (Mayor, $200; Councillor/Trustee, $100):

  • Form 1 - Nomination Paper with applicable filing fee

($200 Head of Council; $100 Councillor)

  • Form 2 – Endorsement of Nomination (25 signatures)
  • Form BR02 - Consent to Release Personal Information
  • Form EL14 - Candidate’s Declaration – Proper Use of Voters’ List
  • Form EL18A – Declaration of Qualifications
  • Form BR31C – Notice of Penalties
  • One (1) piece of government-issued ID (photo ID is preferred but not required);

If government-issued ID does not display your qualifying address, please bring proof of the qualifying address (i.e. lease, City of Brockville tax or water bill).

The above-noted forms can be picked up at the Clerk’s Office during regular office hours, Monday to Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) in a Candidate Package; or on the City of Brockville’s  website https://brockville.com/elections or on the Ministry of Municipal Affairs’ website at ontario.ca/page/municipal-guides-and-programs.

Please note that until a nomination paper is filed, a person cannot raise or spend any money on their campaign.

Individuals or organizations who intend to spend money to promote, support or oppose a candidate for the 2022 Municipal Election must first register as a third party advertiser. Individuals or organizations looking to do so must schedule an appointment online by visiting https://brockville.com/elections.

Registration must be certified before a third party advertiser can spend any money on their campaign or begin advertising. A registered third party advertiser must also identify themselves on their advertisements and comply with all requirements under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996.

For more information about how to become a third party advertiser, please visit the Ministry of Municipal Affairs’ website and reference their 2022 Third Party Advertisers’ Guide at https://www.ontario.ca/document/2022-third-party-advertisers-guide

Sandra MacDonald
City Manager/City Clerk
613-342-8772 ext. 4461

clerk@brockville.com

Lynn Murray
Deputy City Clerk       
613-342-8772 ext. 4431

clerk@brockville.com

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