Elections Policy

Related procedures

G-ELE-001-001 Use of Corporate Resources During An Election Period Procedure
G-ELE-001-002 Notice of Close Vote Procedure
G-ELE-001-003 Council Vacancies Procedure

Policy statement

The Corporation of the Town of Oakville is committed to ensuring accountable and transparent election practices through the systematic application of procedures during a municipal election, relating to the use of Corporate resources, election recounts, Council vacancies and other applicable election related matters.

Purpose

This policy will provide for the introduction of procedures to ensure transparent and equitable services are provided relating to municipal elections.

Scope

This policy applies to the public, town employees, Members of Council and registered candidates.

Policy details

Policy Number: G-ELE-001
Section: Governance
Sub-Section: Elections
Author: Clerk's Department
Authority: Council
Effective Date: 2008 Dec 15
Review by Date: 2017
Last Modified: 2012 Jul 09