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Monday, December 3, 2018 / Categories: Public Notices

Public Notice to Electors

Town of Whitecourt

PUBLIC NOTICE TO ELECTORS OF THE
Town of Whitecourt, PROVINCE OF ALBERTA

Bylaw 1544 – To Authorize a Loan

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Town of Whitecourt, in the Province of Alberta, has given first reading to loan Bylaw No.1544 which will, upon final passage and approval, authorize the Town to authorize a loan up to a maximum of forty thousand dollars ($40,000) to the Whitecourt Golf and Country Club Society to operate the golf course for the benefit of the public in the Whitecourt area.

The rate interest on the loan to the Society shall be 2.45% percent.

The source of money to be loaned shall be from the municipal reserves of the Town.

The loan shall extend over a period not to exceed two years, and the Society shall repay the Town, in quarterly installments, based on the principal and interest cost of the loan.

NOW THEREFORE NOTICE is hereby given by the Council of the Town of Whitecourt that, unless a petition of the electors for a vote on Bylaw No.1544 is demanded, as provided for by the terms of Section 231 of the Municipal Government Act, the said Council may pass the said loan bylaw.

All persons interested are hereby notified and they are required to govern themselves accordingly.

DATED at the Town of Whitecourt in the Province of Alberta, this 4th day of December, 2018.

Town of Whitecourt

PER:  Judy Barney, Director of Corporate Services

INFORMATION FOR ELECTORS

Pursuant to Section 1(i) of the Municipal Government Act an "elector" means:

A person who is eligible to vote in the election for a councillor under the Local Authorities Election Act.

Pursuant to section 47(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act a person is eligible to vote in an election if he:

  1. is at least 18 years old;
  2. is a Canadian citizen; and
  3. has resided in Alberta for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding election day and is resident in the area on election day.

A poll may be demanded in the Town of Whitecourt by electors equal in number to at least:

  1. in the case of a municipality other than a summer village, by electors of the municipality equal in number to at least 10% of the population and
  2. in the case of a summer village, by 10% of the electors of the summer village

in accordance with the provisions of section 223 of the Municipal Government Act and in accordance with the provisions of section 265 of the Municipal Government Act.

The petition for a vote must be received by the Chief Administrative Officer within 15 days of the last publication of this notice and shall contain on each page "an accurate and identical statement of the purpose of the petition". (Further requirements of the petition are provided in section 224 of the Municipal Government Act.)

DATE of the last publication of this notice is the 11th day of December, 2018.

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