Nomination packs out for byelection

Two seats will be on the line in the upcoming byelection in Golden.

A byelection will be happening in Golden and the nomination packages will be available as of July 16

Manager of Corporate Administration for the Town of Golden Jon Wilsgard said packages will be accepted between July 26 and August 3.  The byelection is being held to fill two vacancies caused when long time Coun. Mag Magnusson resigned due to health reasons and more recently Coun. John Jackson resigned due to new work commitments. Wilsgard said he will not be able to declare an election until he receives at least three nominations for the positions.

“What will happen will be on a Monday of the second week of August, I will either declare an election or an acclimation,” Wilsgard said.

People can go to the town office and pick up a package if they are interested in running.

“We are two councillors short. We need to have all of council there to make the good decisions which need to be made. Other than that it is a great opportunity to learn about local government,” Wilsgard said. “What I really like is how much councillors learn about local government.”

Wilsgard also said his door is open to talk to anyone who is interested in learning more about the process and possibly running in the election.


Just Posted

New massage clinic in Golden

A new massage clinic opened in Golden to help ease those aches and pains.

Hockey commentator gets his start

Lukas Pfisterer is just 12-years-old, but already making his mark as a commentator.

New Glade ferry enters testing phase

The Glade II will be able to carry heavier loads and will emit less greenhouse gases.

Freezing rain warning in effect for B.C. Southern Interior

Environment Canada issued the freezing rain warning for most of the Southern Interior Tuesday morning

Smiles all around as province announces emergency ward funding

$2.1 million to go to much-needed upgrades

B.C. cougar kitten rescued after mother struck by vehicle

Conservation Officers find home for young kitten found dehydrated and frostbitten near Williams Lake

Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page, to be inducted into Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Canadian band to get top honours at 2018 JUNO Awards

B.C. out of the running for Amazon’s next headquarters

Toronto is the only Canadian city left in the running despite the province backing Metro Vancouver’s bid for new Amazon headquarters

B.C. hockey player nominated for Hobey Baker Award

Myles Powell is a forward at Rochester Institute of Technology

Post interest rate hike debt tips

What to do about your debt and mortgages after the interest rate hike

Foreign workers sleeping in Alberta Burger King basement

Alberta Health Services said its inspectors found foreign workers sleeping in the basement of the Lethbridge restaurant

Court application halts release of bread price-fixing documents

Bread price-fixing documents won’t be unsealed Thursday, Loblaw says

Pharrell and N.E.R.D to headline NBA All-Star halftime show

11-time Grammy winner Pharrell and his hip hop-rock band N.E.R.D. will headline the halftime show at the 2018 NBA All-Star game in Los Angeles

Heritage Minister wants zero tolerance for harassment in entertainment industry

Heritage Minister Melanie Joly had two meetings to discuss harassment in the film, TV and theatre worlds

Most Read