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Election 2020 – Candidate’s Information

Election 2020-TOWN OF BALGONIE
Candidate’s information

The Municipal Election will be held on November 9, 2020. The Town of Balgonie Council consists of a Mayor and six (6) Council Members. Each member serves on Council for a four (4) year term.

The local government makes decisions regarding local matters regarding services that the Town provides. The Town Council sets the local budget for services such as administration, protective services, public works, development, environment, recreation, water and sewer.

If you are interested in running for Town Council, information can be found on roles and responsibilities at the following link. https://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/municipal-administration/elections/running-for-municipal-office

Candidate information packages are now available at the Town office. Nomination forms will need to be submitted between September 22, 2020 and no later than 4:00 p.m. on October 7, 2020.

You may run for the office of Municipal Council if:

  • On the day of the election, you are the full age of 18 years or will attain the full age of 18 years on or before Election Day;
  • At the time you submit the nomination papers, are a Canadian citizen and have resided in Balgonie for at least three consecutive months immediately preceding the date on which nomination papers are submitted and in Saskatchewan for at least six months immediately preceding the date on which nomination papers are submitted; and
  • Are not disqualified by The Local Government Election Act, 2015 or any other Act from holding the office for which you are a candidate.

You may not run for the office of Municipal Council if you:

  • Are a Judge of any Court.
  • Are an Auditor or Solicitor of the Municipality.

If you or anyone you know is eligible to run for Town Council, please contact our staff at 306-771-2284 to obtain a candidate’s package and information about the role.

Candidate Information Poster


NOTICE OF DISCRETIONARY USE APPLICATION

PUBLIC NOTICE
TOWN OF BALGONIE
NOTICE OF DISCRETIONARY USE APPLICATION

Pursuant to Section 55 of The Planning and Development Act, 2007, the Council of the Town of Balgonie gives notice that a discretionary application has been received, the details are as follows:

Discretionary Use Permit: Pharmacy Addition to an Existing Building

Land Location:
302 Griffin Road W., Balgonie, Saskatchewan
Lot 3, Block 35, Plan 86R66072

Intended Discretionary Use: To add an addition on to an existing building to be used as a pharmacy. Under the Town of Balgonie’s zoning bylaw, “medical, dental, and other health care offices and clinics or health services” are considered a discretionary use in the High Profile Commercial Industrial (HPC) District.

PUBLIC HEARING:

Council will hold a public hearing to receive submissions on the proposed Discretionary Use Application on August 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Balgonie Multiplex, 1045 Hwy #364. Council will also consider written submissions received at the hearing or delivered to the undersigned at the municipal office before the hearing. For further information, please contact the Municipal Office at 306-771-2284.

Issued at the Town of Balgonie, this 23rd day of July, 2020.

Signed, Karen Craigie, Administrator

Public Notice


Employment Opportunity

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
TOWN OF BALGONIE OFFICE ASSISTANT

The Town of Balgonie is accepting applications for the full-time position for Office Assistant.

Office Assistant Qualifications / Skills:
Basic office skills
Written and verbal communication skills
Microsoft Office software skills
Keyboard, word processing, and Publisher skills
Dependability and professionalism
Attention to detail
Administrative writing and reporting skills
Municipal experience – knowledge of Munisoft would be an asset
Positive attitude and willingness to work alongside other Staff, Council Members and Ratepayers

This position offers a pension plan. A benefits package and a group health plan is offered after probation period is complete.

Please submit your resume before August 10, 2020 stating experience, education, qualifications, and references to:

Town of Balgonie
Box 310
Balgonie, SK S0G 0E0
Fax: 306-771-2289
Email: [email protected]

Council thanks all applicants, however, only those selected will be contacted.
A Criminal Record Check will be required upon employment.

Employment Opportunity


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Credit cards are now accepted. All fees are paid by the cardholder. Payments may take 3-5 business days to process. The Town of Balgonie is avoiding passing on the cost of card payments to all residents, so those wishing to pay by credit card or debit card will be charged a fee. This fee is charged by Plastiq, not the Town of Balgonie. (2.5% for credit cards, 1% for debit cards).