Key dates set to fill vacant Ward 3 councillor position

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Candidates for Ward 3 councillor can file their nomination papers from today through to Jan. 10, at 2 p.m.
Those interested in filing a nomination for the position, which became vacant when former councillor Doug Shipley became MPP for Barrie-Springwater, must complete and file in the office of the Clerk, first floor of City Hall, 70 Collier Street). Here’s what’s needed:
• declaration of qualification
• endorsement of at least 25 eligible electors in Barrie
• FOI Release Form in order for contact information to be posted on the City’s website
• nomination filing fee of $100 (payable by cash, debit card, certified cheque or money order)
• nomination form.
Key dates for the Ward Three City of Barrie by-election include:
• Nomination Period – Nov. 26, 2019 to Jan. 10, at 2 p.m.
• Nomination Day – Jan. 10, at 2 p.m.
• By-election Day – Monday, Feb. 24.
For more information including candidate qualifications, application process and nomination form, visit