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Public Notice to Electors

July 9 2014
Public Notice to Electors of
Village of Thorsby, Province of Alberta


SECTION 251 - THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ACT

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Village of Thorsby, in the Province of Alberta, has given first reading to borrowing By-law No. 2014-09 which will, upon final passage and approval, authorize the proper officers of the said Village of Thorsby to borrow monies from the Alberta Capital Finance Authority by way of debenture issue, to pay for the cost of purchase of a Wheel Loader (Front Loader) for multifunctional Public Works daily operations within the Village of Thorsby Municipal limits.

The total cost of the purchase shall not exceed $175,000.00 and the net amount to be borrowed on the credit and security of the municipality at large by the issue of debenture is $175,000. The debenture is repayable to the Alberta Capital Finance Authority in the form of semi-annual payments of combined principal and interest, not to exceed ten (10) years at a rate not exceeding the interest rate fixed by the Alberta Capital Finance Authority on the date of borrowing, and not to exceed five (5) percent.

NOW THEREFORE NOTICE is hereby given by the Council of the Village of Thorsby that, unless a petition of the electors for a vote on By-law No. 2014-09 is demanded, as provided for by the terms of Section 231 of the Municipal Government Act, the said Council may pass the said borrowing by-law. All persons interested are hereby notified and they are required to govern themselves accordingly.

DATED at the Village of Thorsby, in the Province of Alberta, this 9th day of July, 2014
PER: JASON GARIEPY
Chief Administrative Officer

Information For Electors
Pursuant to Section 1(i) of the Municipal Government Act an "elector" means: A person who is eligible to vote in the election for a Councillor under the Local Authorities Election Act. Pursuant to section 47(1) of the Local Authorities Election Act a person is eligible to vote in an election if he:
  • is at least 18 years old,
  • is a Canadian citizen, and
  • has resided in Alberta for the 6 consecutive months immediately preceding election day and is resident in the area on election day.
A poll may be demanded in the Village of Thorsby by electors equal in number to at least:
  • in the case of a municipality other than a summer village, by electors of the municipality equal in number to at least 10% of the population and
  • in the case of a summer village, by 10% of the electors of the summer village
in accordance with the provisions of section 223 of the Municipal Government Act and in accordance with the provisions of section 251 of the Municipal Government Act. The petition for a vote must be received by the Chief Administrative Officer within 15 days of the last publication of this notice and shall contain on each page “an accurate and identical statement of the purpose of the petition". (Further requirements of the petition are provided in section 224 of the Municipal Government Act.)
  • DATE of the first publication of this notice is the 11th, day of July, 2014.
  • DATE of the last publication of this notice is the 18th, day of July, 2014.
A copy of Bylaw 2014-09 is available at the Village of Thorsby Municipal Office or download here
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