Call Out for Iqaluit City Council Member

January 29, 2024

Public Service Announcement

Call Out for Iqaluit City Council Member
January 29, 2024- Iqaluit, Nunavut

The City of Iqaluit is looking for residents interested in serving as a member of City Council.
Eligibility Criteria
The prospective appointee must meet the following criteria:

 I am a Canadian citizen;
 I am at least 18 years old on Election Day;
 I am a resident of Nunavut for at least one year;
 I am a resident of Iqaluit;
 If I am a member of the Public Service (GN) I will comply with the Public Service Act in respect to becoming a member of council;
 I am NOT personally in debt to the City of Iqaluit for $500 or more for more than 90 days;
 I do NOT have controlling interest in a company that is in debt to the City of Iqaluit for $500 or more for more than 90 days;
 I have paid all municipal taxes before December 31 n the year they were billed;
 I am NOT an employee of the City of Iqaluit;
 I am NOT an assessor or auditor of the City of Iqaluit or a surety for an officer or employee of the City of Iqaluit;
 I am NOT a justice of the peace;
 I am NOT a Sheriff;
 I am NOT a judge of any court, other than a citizenship court;
 I am NOT disqualified for psychiatric reasons;
 I am NOT confined to a correctional institution;
 I have NOT committed an election offense anywhere in Canada with the last 5 years;
 I am NOT an MP, MLA, or Senator and;

To Apply
Prospective appointees must complete an application package. The package is available:
• By email: t.ernst-doiron@iqaluit.ca, or
• In person: City Hall Building #1085 - Side ‘A’ Reception.
Application Package
The application package includes five documents:
• Application Package Instructions
• Vacant Seat Application for the City of Iqaluit – Councillor Form
• Appointment to Municipal Council – Councillor Form (Elections Nunavut form)
• 2024 Annual City Council Meeting Schedule
• City of Iqaluit Indemnity Bylaw #970

Application Submission Deadline
Applications must be submitted to the city clerk’s office by Thursday, February 8th, 2024 at 4:30 PM.

Applications may be submitted:
• By email: t.ernst-doiron@iqaluit.ca, or
• In person: City Hall Building #1085 - Side ‘A’ Reception.
Decision
City Council will vote on prospective appointees, based on the information provided in their submitted application packages, at City Council Meeting #2 on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. The successful candidate will be notified on Wednesday, February 14, 2024.

For more information, please contact:

Tony Rose
Chief Electoral Officer
1-800-267-4394
trose@elections.nu.ca

Tammy Ernst-Doiron
City Clerk
867-979-5634
t.ernst-doiron@iqaluit.ca

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For media inquiries, please contact:
Aleksey Cameron
Communications and Customer Service Manager
City of Iqaluit
a.cameron@iqaluit.ca

 

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