Municipal by-election

Nominations for vacant Houston councillor position closes Jan. 11, 2013 at 4 p.m. and forms can be picked up at the district office.

Nominations for vacant Houston councillor position closes Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 at 4 p.m. and nomination forms are available at the District of Houston Municipal Office.

Houston Councillor Bob Wheaton resigned from council on Nov. 2, 2012 promoting the by-election process.

District CAO Linda Poznikoff says no nomination packages have been picked up at press time, but if multiple candidates are nominated a by-election will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Among criterion, candidates must have Canadian citizenship, be 18 years of age or older and be a resident of B.C. for at least six months.

Any questions can be directed to the new Chief Elections Officer Chris Sandve at 250-845-2238.