Election & AGM

Board of Trustees

ELECTION RESULTS - May 4, 2017:

 

Steve Lemke - 91

Bob Fugger - 85

Graeme James - 72

Brent Mardon - 6

Congratulations to Steve Lemke who was elected for a three year term, and Bob Fugger, who was re-elected for a further three year term.  

 The list of the Trustees and their terms are:

  • Steven Bonn - term expires 2019 (Chair)

  • Robert Fugger - term expires 2020

  • Horst Grams - term expires 2018 (Vice-Chair)

  • Steve Lemke - term expires 2020

  • Lee-Ann Tiede - term expires 2018

Annual General Meeting 

The Letters Patent of the District stipulate that an Annual General Meeting shall be held each year between January 1st and May 1st for the following purposes:

  • to receive a report on the conditions of the works and a statement of the financial condition of the District;

  • to discuss any matter relating to the works or finances of the District;

  • to fix the remuneration of the Trustees for the ensuing year;

  • and to choose the auditor for the ensuring year.

The 2017 Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 7:00 pm at the GEID office, 445 Glenmore Rd. Copies of the 2016 Financial Statements and Annual Reports were available at the District Office prior to the meeting. 

Election of Trustees

There are five elected trustees on the Board of the District.  The Trustees' terms are for three years unless they were elected to fill the remainder of the term for a Trustee who resigned.  

Nomination Deadline

The deadline for receipt of nomination papers in the GEID office was 3:30 pm, Thursday, April 13th, 2017. The following information is available:

Election, 2017 

The 2017 Election was held on Thursday, May 4th, 2017 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.   The Advance Poll was held on Thursday, April 27th, 2017 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  

It should be noted that Emma Rantucci did not seek re-election in 2017.  The Board of Trustees thank Emma for 22 years of service to the District.  She will be missed. 

Trustee and Voter Qualifications

A trustee must be a Canadian citizen; eighteen years of age or older; a resident of the province of B.C. for the immediate preceding 6 months; an owner of land in the District, or the authorized agent of any board or corporation that is an owner of such land, or legal representative of any owner of such land; and is entitled to be registered as a voter under the Election Act.  Every person qualified as a Trustee is qualified to vote. 

Voters are restricted to landowners within the District or authorized agents of boards/corporations with land or legal representatives of landowners.  Non-landowners or tenants may not vote.