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2021 Municipal Election

The Town of Devon will be holding a municipal election on Monday, October 18, 2021 to elect one (1) Mayor and six (6) Councillors.

Nomination Period

Nomination period opens: Monday, January 4, 2021
Nomination period closes: Monday, September 20, 2021 at 12 p.m..

Nominations for Mayor or Councillors will be accepted by the Returning Officer from Monday, January 4, 2021 until 12 p.m. on Monday, September 20, 2021. Prospective candidates filling their nominations must schedule an appointment with the Returning Officer.

As per the Local Authority Elections Act Section 10, within 48 hours of the close of nominations on nomination day, the returning officer shall post or cause to be posted at the local jurisdiction office the names of all candidates that have been nominated and the offices for which they were nominated.

Nomination Information

Important Dates for Candidates

  • The Municipal Candidates Forum will be at the Devon Community Centre (host and date to be determined)
  • Nomination Day closes September 20, 2021 at noon (12 p.m.)
  • Election Day is October 18, 2021
  • Election signs can be displayed starting 12 p.m. on Monday, September 20, 2O21 and must be removed by 11:59 p.m. on October 21, 2021
  • Campaign funding disclosures are due on or before March 7, 2022

Time requirements if elected

  • The evening of the first Thursday of each month for Committee of the Whole Meetings
  • The evening of the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month for Council Meetings
  • Regular board meetings depending on which board you are appointed to will depend on the time commitment (monthly to once a year)
  • Annual Strategic Priorities planning
  • Annual Budget Deliberations

The newly elected Council will need to be available:

  • October 25, 2021 - The newly elected Council's first official Council meeting where you will be sworn in, board appointments, seating arrangements, Deputy Mayor Appointments and Council Meeting dates will be reviewed and approved by Council. Photo opportunity for swearing is made available for family.
  • October 29 & 30, 2021 - 8:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. Council & Legal Training Session
  • November 5 & 6, 2021- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Strategic Priorities Planning Session
  • To Be Determined (November date) - Alberta Urban Municipal Association (AUMA) meeting
  • December 3 & 4, 2021- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for the 2022 Operational Budget Deliberations

If you have any further questions regarding the Election Act, please contact the Returning Officer.

Voter Identification Information

In order to vote in the 2021 Devon Municipal Election, voters are required to provide one piece of identification that establishes both their name and current residential address, as well as make a statement in the presence of an election officer at the voting station.

Any of the following documents that contain BOTH YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS will be accepted as valid proof of identification:

  • Photo identification issued by a Canadian government or agency, whether federal, provincial or local or an agency of that government, that contains a photograph of the elector and their name and current address.
  • Alberta Operator’s (Driver’s) License
  • Alberta Identification Card
  • Bank/credit card statement or personal cheque
  • Correspondence issued by a school, college or university
  • Government cheque or cheque stub
  • Income or property tax assessment notice
  • Utility bill (for example, telephone, public utilities commission, television, hydro, gas or water).
  • Letter from a public curator, public guardian or public trustee.

Click here for additional examples of acceptable identification

Contact Us

Any inquiries regarding the Town of Devon's municipal election can be directed to:

Tony Kulbisky
Returning Officer
p: 780-987-8301
e: TKulbisky@devon.ca

Melanie Crothers
Deputy Returning Officer
e: MCrothers@devon.ca

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1 Columbia Avenue West
Devon, AB T9G 1A1

 Phone: 780-987-8300
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