Notice of Borrowing Bylaw

Notice of Borrowing Bylaw

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To submit a petition in accordance with Section 231 of the Municipal Government Act:

Electors may submit a petition for a vote of the electors to determine whether the proposed bylaw or resolution should be passed.

A petition must be submitted within 15 days after the last date on which the proposed bylaw or resolution is advertised.

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 the person

  1. is at least 18 years old,
  2. is a Canadian citizen,
  3. resides in Alberta and the person’s place of residence is located in the local jurisdiction on election day

And in accordance with Section 223 and Section 251 of the Municipal Government Act, a poll may be demanded in the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass by electors equal to at least 10% of the population.

The petition for a vote must be received by the Chief Administrative Officer within 15 days of the last publication of the 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.