No polling locations needed for Coalhurst and Nobleford

By Dori Modney (@Dori_Modney on Twitter)
September 19, 2017 - 5:16pm

LETHBRIDGE -  No ballots and no polling stations will be required in two Southern Alberta communities for the October 16 civic election.

in Coalhurst, the exact number candidates put their names forward for the town council, which means they are elected my acclamation.
Incumbent Mayor, Dennis Cassie, will retain is position and serve another term.  Incumbent council members Sheldon Watson, Heather Caldwell and Barbara Edgecombe-Green will be joined by first time council member Ronald Lagemaat, taking the chair vacated by Marvin Slingerland, who decided not to run again.
It's a similar situation in Nobleford, where five people stepped forward to seek the five seats on Council. They include incumbents Don Holinaty and Don McDowell, who will be joined by new comers Marinus de Leeuw, Melissa Jensen and Tony Aleman.
Previous councillors, Don Vincent, Peter Pelly and Maguerite Wobick chose not to seek re-election.
Nobleford Council will choose a Mayor from among the Councillors during its organizational meeting.

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