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​​​​​Ward 5 Vacancy

Township of Severn is seeking candidates for the position of Ward 5 Councillor.

The successful candidate will become a member of Township Council, representing the residents of Ward 5.

Community-oriented individuals are encouraged to apply to join the Township of Severn to contribute to promoting a sustainable, fiscally responsible, safe and healthy community while supporting our heritage and culture.

Unofficial List of Ward 5 Candidates

Am I eligible to apply?

Under the Municipal Elections Act, candidates must be eligible to vote in Severn and must meet the following qualifications:

  • live in Severn or be the owner or tenant of land in Severn or spouse of such owner or tenant
  • be a Canadian citizen
  • be at least 18 years old
  • not be prohibited from voting under subsection 17(3) or otherwise by law

How do I apply?

Interested individuals are invited to submit the required application, candidate information release form, and a detailed resume to Alison Gray, Clerk, no later than December 4, 2020 at 4 p.m., to the Township of Severn, 1024 Hurlwood Lane, PO Box 159, Orillia, Ontario  L3V 6J3 or by email to clerk@townshipofsevern.com.​

When will interviews be held and a candidate selected?

A Special Council meeting will be held on December 10, 2020 to interview candidates and select the new member.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Township Council and Committee meetings are being held electronically.

When will the new Ward 5 Councillor be appointed?

The new Ward 5 Councillor will be appointed and sworn into office at a Special Council meeting on December 16, 2020.

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Alison Gray
705-325-2315 x232​