HIGH RIVER, AB: At the August 15 regular meeting of High River Council, Councillor Peter Loran resigned from his position in order to pursue a new opportunity in Chilliwack, BC and as a result, a municipal by-election will be held on October 17.
Potential candidates can pick up an information package at the High River Municipal Office located at 309B Macleod Trail S.W. starting on September 1 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Returning Officer Sharon McCormick will be accepting nominations for Councillor on September 19 at the High River Municipal Office from 10 a.m. until noon. The final list of nominees will be posted on the Town’s website at www.highriver.ca .
Following the October 17 election, the new Councillor will be sworn in at the annual organizational meeting on October 24 for a one-year term ending in October, 2017.
There will be a full municipal election held in October, 2017 as all current Councillors will reach the end of their four year term.