Posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Civic election nomination deadline nears
end of July is the deadline for would-be candidates vying for seats at
the council tables for Champlain Township, East Hawkesbury Township and
the Town of Hawkesbury in this fall’s municipal
Gregg Chamberlain, EAP
must file their papers in person to the municipal offices by 2 p.m.
July 27. The municipal clerk must witness the actual signing of the
candidate nomination papers and also collect the
filing fees. Nomination papers and information on qualifications to be a
candidate are available at the Hawkesbury, East Hawkesbury and
Champlain Township municipal offices.
As of July
16 the current members of council for East Hawkesbury Township may see
re-election by acclamation in October. Mayor Robert Kirby, Deputy-Mayor
Richard Sauvé, and Councillors Karina Sauvé,
Simon Rozon and Stéphanie Sabourin are all listed as seeking re-election
with no other challengers so far for any of the seats on township
Champlain Township, the unofficial list available at the municipal
office has four candidates for the mayoral post: Paul Emile Duval, Helen
MacLeod, and Normand Riopel, who are all giving up their
current seats as councillors. Urbano Fumagalli of L’Orignal, who
declared his intention to run for mayor, has also been confirmed to the
unofficial list of registered mayoral candidates so far for Hawkesbury
has Paula Assaly and Gilbert Cyr challenging incumbent Mayor Jeanne
Charlebois, the incumbent for the position.