Council Vacancy - Ward 1 (Angus)
TAKE NOTICE that a vacancy exists on the Township of Essa Council for one Ward 1 (Angus) Councillor, and that Council of the Township of Essa has determined to fill this vacancy by appointment in accordance with Section 263(1)(a) of the Municipal Act, 2001.
The method to be used by Council for appointing a person to fill the vacancy is through an Open Call for applications.
The term of this position shall be from the date of the Council appointment to when the new Council is sworn in after the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election.
Interested applicants must be a qualified elector as set out section 17 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996. (Please refer to the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 for further details relating to the required qualifications).
Interested qualified individuals must submit the following forms and documents in person during regular business hours to the Clerk or Deputy Clerk at the Administration Centre prior to the close of the intake period by 2:00 p.m. local time on June 24, 2021:
Candidates are also required to submit to the Clerk or Deputy Clerk:
- a personal statement detailing their background information and relevant qualifications
- personal identification deemed as acceptable by the Province which details the candidate name and address of the applicant.
Applicants are encouraged to contact the Clerk (705-424-9917 ext. 117) or Deputy Clerk (705-424-9917 ext. 116) to set up an appointment to submit your forms and documentation.
As members of Council are relied upon to make a transparent and unbiassed decision in filling the council vacancy, applicants are requested to NOT contact members of Council directly. All inquiries can be directed to the Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forms that are faxed or emailed shall be rejected.
Special Meeting of Council July 7, 2021
UPDATED June 10, 2021: A Special Meeting of Council is scheduled to take place at 2:00 p.m. on July 7, 2021, for the purpose of interviewing applicants and filling the vacancy.
The Special Meeting of Council will be held in person at the Angus Recreation Centre in the Gymnasium located at 8529 County Road 10, Angus, and shall comply with all provincial and local health unit health and safety protocols.
Related Materials and Information
Council Vacancy Policy and Procedures - Not available at this time. This document shall be posted once approved by Council.