General election information and the role our Clerk's department plays in the process.
The Town Clerk is appointed the Municipal Returning Officer and is responsible for the administration and management of municipal elections. The Clerk's department is responsible for:
Every four years, the Town Clerk, as Returning Officer, conducts elections for the offices of:
The role of Council and the role of head of Council can be found in the Municipal Act, Sections 224, 225, and 226.1, respectively. For more details visit the Province of Ontario's Municipal Act page or visit the Council Roles and Remuneration page.