2022 By-Election

What matters to you in the Village of Marwayne? Is it our recreational spaces, the need for more  activities for young people, the improvement of services for the aging population, the maintenance of our road network or ensuring that local businesses can thrive? If you answered yes to any of these questions, becoming a  Councillor for the Village of Marwayne may be the right fit for you.

Councillors are elected to represent the residents of their local community. As a Councillor, you are tasked with making important decisions related to budgeting, infrastructure, economic development and much more. Being a Councillor is both a rewarding and privileged form of public service as you are in a position to make a difference to the quality of people’s daily lives and ensure the prosperity of the place you call home. To be eligible to run for Council, you must reside within the municipal boundary of the Village of Marwayne and not have any outstanding monies owing to the municipality.

As a Councillor for the Village of Marwayne, you must: Consider the welfare and interests of the municipality as a whole and bring to Council’s attention anything that would promote the welfare or interests of the municipality; Promote an integrated and strategic approach to intermunicipal land use planning and service delivery with neighboring municipalities; Participate generally in developing and evaluating the policies and programs of the municipality; Participate in Council meetings and Council committee meetings and meetings of other bodies to which they are appointed by the Council; Obtain information about the operation or administration of the municipality from the CAO or person designated by the CAO; Keep in confidence matters discussed in private at a Council or Council committee meeting until discussed at a meeting held in public; Adhere to the code of conduct established by the Council; and Perform any other duty or function imposed on Councillors under the MGA, any other enactment or by the Council.

Election Day is December 12th, 2022

On August 15th, 2022, Council for the Village of Marwayne acccepted the resignation of Councillor Morgan Wood. Subsequently, our beloved Councillor Cheryle Eikeland passed away suddently on October 1st, 2022.  As a result, the Village is required to fill the two open vacancies by hosting a by-election for the remaining three (3) year term. Should you be interested in running for municipal office, please consult the documents below for more information. 

The Nomination Period begins on September 27th, 2022 and runs until November 14th, 2022 at 12:00pm (noon). Election day will be Monday December 12th, 2022. 

Candidate Information Package

Link to Required Election Forms