Media Release: District Chair Election (Better Local Government Act)

August 15, 2018

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BRACEBRIDGE, GRAVENHURST, GEORGIAN BAY, HUNTSVILLE, LAKE OF BAYS, MUSKOKA LAKES, AND DISTRICT OF MUSKOKAOn August 14, 2018, the Province of Ontario passed the Better Local Government Act which eliminates the direct election of District Chair in Muskoka.

In 2018, the District Chair will continue to be selected by the Members elected to District Council, a process that has been in place since the creation of the District Government.

The local municipalities in Muskoka will continue to plan their Elections for Mayor, District Councillors, Ward Councillors, and School Board Trustees.  Electors can vote by Internet or telephone from October 12 to October 22, 2018.

Individuals interested in seeking nomination for the Office of District Chair can visit https://www.muskoka.on.ca/2018-Election/ or contact Amy Back, Acting Clerk.

If you have any questions about this or any other municipal election matter please contact:

Amy Back

Acting Clerk

The District Municipality of Muskoka

70 Pine Street

Bracebridge, ON  P1L 1N3

Email:  amy.back@muskoka.on.ca

Phone:  (705) 645-2100 x253

 

Lori McDonald

Director of Corporate Services/Clerk

Town of Bracebridge

1000 Taylor Court

Bracebridge, ON  P1L 1R6

Email:  lmcdonald@bracebridge.ca

Phone:  (705) 645-5264 x243

 

Kayla Thibeault

Director of Legislative Services/Clerk

Town of Gravenhurst

3-5 Pineridge Gate

Gravenhurst, ON  P1B 1Z3

Email:  kayla.thibeault@gravenhurst.ca

Phone:  (705) 687-3412 x237

 

Carrie Sykes

Director of Corporate Services/Clerk

Township of Lake of Bays

1012 Dwight Beach Road

Dwight, ON  P0A 1H0

Email:  csykes@lakeofbays.on.ca

Phone:  (705) 635-2272 x236

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Gunby

Clerk

Township of Georgian Bay

99 Lone Pine Road

Port Severn, ON  L0K 1S0

Email:  jgunby@gbtownship.ca

Phone:  (705) 538-2337 x242

 

Tanya Calleja

Clerk

Town of Huntsville

37 Main Street East

Huntsville, ON  P1H 1A1

Email:  tanya.calleja@huntsville.ca

Phone:  (705) 789-1751 x2255

 

Cheryl Mortimer

Clerk

Township of Muskoka Lakes

#1 Bailey Street, P.O. Box 129

Port Carling, ON  P0B 1J0

Email:  vote@muskokalakes.ca

Phone:  (705) 765-3156 x211

 

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