2020 Council vacancy

A vacancy exists on the Town of Huntsville Council for one (1) Huntsville Ward Councillor and that Council has decided to fill this vacancy by appointment by nomination at Large in accordance with the Town of Huntsville's Vacancy Policy.

Citizens who are interested and eligible to hold office are invited to submit an application to fill the vacancy for the 2018-2022 Term of Council. Applications are available at the Municipal Office or online.

Please contact the Clerks department at (705) 789-1751 ext. 2255 or by email to book a filing time to submit a completed application no later than 2:00 p.m. on February 7, 2020.

Special Council meeting - Feb 11

A Special Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the Municipal Council Chambers to select a successful candidate for the position of Huntsville Ward Councillor for the remainder of the 2018-2022 Term of Council. Meeting details and agenda.

A candidate for municipal office must be a qualified municipal elector as set out in the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and fulfill all of the following requirements:
  • Eighteen (18) years of age or older; and
  • A Canadian citizen; and
  • A resident of the Town of Huntsville, or an owner or tenant of land in the municipality or the spouse of such an owner or tenant; and
  • Not prohibited from voting under any other Act or disqualified from holding municipal office; and

Prior to submitting an application, interested individuals should refer to the Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 for further details relating to the required qualifications.

Application form

Any qualified individual may submit, in person with identification, a completed Council vacancy application form along with the signed declaration of qualification by 2:00 p.m. on February 7, 2020:

Municipal Clerk

Town of Huntsville

37 Main Street East

Huntsville, ON P1H 1A1


Please read the Council vacancy policy, which applies to any Council office declared vacant on Town Council during the term of Council.

List of applicant(s)
Name of applicant Date of Filing
David Caplan February 7, 2020 at 1:28pm
Cory Clarke February 4, 2020
Charles Cooper February 4, 2020
Kathleen de Vries February 7, 2020 at 12:31pm
Mallary Duncan February 4, 2020
Doug Howell February 3, 2020
Ken Inglis February 3, 2020
Jamie Jordan February 4, 2020
Peggy Peterson February 7, 2020 at 9:56am
Helena Renwick January 28, 2020
Bob Stone January 30, 2020

*This table will be updated when a completed Council Vacancy Application is filed