Nominations open for local elections

Those hoping for a leather chair facing the window in Salmon Arm council chambers next year can start working for it next week.

Candidate nomination packages for the Nov. 15 municipal election will be ready for distribution as of Friday, Aug. 22, at the front counter in city hall. They can also be downloaded from the city website at

No record is kept of who picks up the packages and no one doing so is required to speak with election officials.

Nominations packages are for the positions of mayor and one of six councillors, as well as two trustee positions for School District #83.

Nomination period opens Sept. 30  at 9 a.m. and ends Oct. 10 at 4 p.m. Anyone with questions may contact Patti Ferguson at 250-803-4038, or Erin Jackson at 250-832-4029.

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