Upcoming information session for Hope residents interested in running for councillor, mayor

Elections for Hope, Fraser-Cascade school district and FVRD this October

With the local election season just around the corner, the District of Hope is holding an information session for potential candidates Wednesday, Sept. 5.

This fall, elections will be held for elected representatives for the District of Hope, the Fraser-Cascade school district and the Fraser Valley Regional District.

Those interested in running for Mayor or Councillor at the District of Hope can get more information about what the job entails Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at District Hall, 325 Wallace St.

READ MORE: Follow all of the Hope Standard’s election coverage here

A mayor and six councillors will be elected for the District of Hope after a Oct. 20 election. Candidates have from Sept. 4 to 14 to file their nomination packages at District Hall.

READ MORE: District of Hope elections website

The Fraser-Cascade School District will hold an election for three trustees from Hope, three from Agassiz and Harrison and one from the Fraser Canyon on Oct. 20. Nomination papers are being received from Sept. 4 to 14.

READ MORE: Fraser-Cascade School District elections website

The Fraser Valley Regional District, which governs an area stretching from Abbotsford to Boston Bar and provides service to over 280,000 residents, is holding elections Oct. 20. The board which governs the district is made up of 15 members appointed from municipal councils and eight electoral area directors. The Oct. 20 vote will elect area directors only. Nomination papers are being accepted from Sept. 4 to 14.

READ MORE: Fraser Valley Regional District elections website

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