With the recent resignation of Glenn Price, a second vacancy has been created on Town council. A by-election to fill this second vacancy will run in conjunction with our current by-election. A by-election will be held for the Town of Crossfield on Mon., May 10, 2021, with two (2) positions to be filled for the office of councillor.
The Town of Crossfield would like to congratulate the following candidates for submitting their nomination packages for the office of councillor:
- Joanne Cornelssen
- Jean Gauthier
- Michael Knight
A Candidates' Forum will be held Tues., April 27, 2021, starting at 7 p.m.
The Town has allotted two hours for the forum to include introductions, question and answer period and closing statements. Depending up the number of questions received, the forum may end prior to the allotted time.
Due to the recent Alberta Health Services COVID-19 restrictions, the Candidates' Forum will be done virtually through the Town’s YouTube Page.
We ask anyone wishing to submit questions, to please submit them prior to the Forum to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions will be received by email or by posting on the Town’s YouTube page until 8 p.m., April 27.
An advance poll will be held Wed., April 28, 2021, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Town Office in Council Chambers - 1005 Ross St.
Election Day is Mon., May 10, 2021, at the Crossfield Community Centre. Polls open at 10 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Voter Eligibility and Identification
You are eligible to vote in the by-election if:
- you are at least 18 years old;
- you are a Canadian citizen; and
- you live in Alberta, and your place of residence is within the Town of Crossfield on election day.
The voter must produce identification for inspection. The identification must include one or more pieces of identification as authorized by the returning officer, which establishes the elector’s name and current address, as required by section 53 of the Local Authorities Election act or local bylaw.
For further information on the 2021 Municipal election, please contact:
Lindsey Nash, Returning Officer
Merel Jarvis, Substitute Returning Officer
Town of Crossfield
1005 Ross Street, Box 500 T0M 0S0
- Local Authorities Election Act
- Roles and responsibilities of municipal officials – Municipal Affairs
- Pecuniary Interest for Municipal Councillors - Municipal Affairs
- What every Councillor needs to know - A Handbook for Elected Officials - Municipal Affairs
For more information about elections in Alberta, check out the Municipal Affairs Election website.