Public Notice – Waterfront Park and the boat launch will be closed from Monday, Oct. 17 thru Saturday, Oct. 22, 2018 for repairs and maintenance. Access to the Wabamun Marina will remain open during this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.
OFFICIAL MUNICIPAL BY-ELECTION NOMINATION RESULTS
Issued at 12 noon, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by Returning Officer Loreen Bourguignon
Four valid nomination forms were received for one Council position by the Returning Officer during the nomination period on Monday, September 24 between 10am and 12 noon. After the close of nominations, and within the 24 hour withdrawal period, one candidate provided the Returning Officer with a formal written notice of withdrawal of their candidacy. As a result, there are three candidates to fill the one vacant seat on Village Council. Voting will take place on Monday, October 22, 2018, from 10am – 8pm at the Village Office at 5217 – 52 St., Wabamun, AB. with an advanced poll being held from 10am – 2pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Village Office at 5217 – 52 St., Wabamun, AB.
The candidates are:
Linda Ruth Maciocha
ADVANCED POLL – Saturday, October 20, 2018 with the poll open from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Village Office (5217 – 52nd St.)
ELECTION DAY – Monday, October 22, 2018 with the poll open from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm at the Village Office (5217 – 52nd St.)
TERM OF OFFICE – From swearing in through to swearing in of Council elected in the civic election in October 2021
Number of Councillors required – 1
Campaign Signs – Election signs may not be posted on public property. The following is from Land Use Bylaw 07-2010 regarding campaign signs:
Campaign signs for federal, provincial, municipal or school board elections are allowed on private properties for no more than thirty (30) days, or such other time as regulated under provincial or federal legislation provided that:
(i) such signs are removed within one (1) day after the election date, and
(ii) the consent of the property owner or occupant is obtained, and
(iii) such signs do not obstruct or impair vision or traffic, and
(iv) such signs are not attached to trees or utility poles, and
(v) such signs indicate the name and address of the sponsor and the person responsible for removal
Located just 20 minutes west of the Town of Stony Plain and 40 minutes west of the City of Edmonton on Highway 16, Wabamun is situated on the northern shores of Lake Wabamun, algae free it is the largest and cleanest recreational lake in the Capital region. We take great pleasure and pride in our pleasant lakeside environment and enjoy a multitude of recreational, cultural and leisure activities right out our front door. Wabamun is unique among lakeshore municipalities because it provides water and sewer services along with garbage, organic and recycling front yard pick up, amenities vital for comfortable living all year round. These amenities enhance the quality of life for those residing in our village. We have a great public school system in our region, with a K to Grade Nine School in Wabamun and bussing access to a large composite high school only 30 km away. With a community library, museum, churches and an active business community, Wabamun is a great community to live, work, play, and raise a family. Wabamun has it all – shopping, restaurants, auto service, car wash, laundromat, drug store, grocery store, post office, bank, beauty salon, tourist attractions, accommodations and service professionals. Commutable to any area in the Capital region while maintaining our own brand of laid-back lakeside living. Wabamun is a community for all seasons and ages!
Located just 40 minutes west of Edmonton, Wabamun is an outdoor paradise. Beautiful, clean and algae free Lake Wabamun is the backdrop for all your outdoor adventures. Sailing, water skiing, camping, ice fishing, snow-mobiling and so much more are right at your doorstep. Our lake side community has a vibrant business sector with all you need and recreational and cultural facilities that we are very proud of. Affordable housing options with nature as your neighbor and a stunning lake view make Wabamun a great place to raise your family or relax in your golden years. Come see us today, you won’t be disappointed!