Town of Ponoka hosting info session for election candidates

By rdnewsNOW staff
August 24, 2017 - 8:12am

The Town of Ponoka is inviting all individuals who are considering running in the upcoming municipal election in Ponoka to a Pre-Election Candidate Information Session on September 7 from 7-9 p.m. at the Kinsmen Community Centre (5009-46 Avenue).

The information session will provide an overview of the following for potential candidates:

- The roles and responsibilities of a municipal Council and Administration as outlined in the Alberta Municipal Government Act (MGA).

- The many functions of a municipality and an overview of the services provided by each municipal department.

- The time and personal commitment required by individuals who choose to serve on municipal Councils. A guest speaker who has served for many years on a central Alberta municipal Council will offer his perspective and insight to attendees.

If you have any questions about the Pre-Election Candidate Information Session, please phone 403-783-4431.