In Alberta, elections are held every 4 years. The most recent general municipal election was held on October 18, 2021. The next general municipal election will be held on October 20, 2025.
Town residents will elect one (1) Mayor and six (6) Councillors in the upcoming election.
Advanced polls were held on Thursday, October 7, 2021 between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 14, 2021 between 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at the Town Administration Office, located at 5307 50 Avenue.
Election Day was Monday, October 18, 2021. Voting was open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Lamont Recreation Hall, 4844 49 Street.
In order to vote, PHOTO identification and proof of residential street address, such as: tax notice or utility bill must be provided.
The Local Authorities Election Act (as amended) governs municipal elections in Alberta. It sets out rules and regulations for candidates, donors, electors, and election administrators that must be followed before, during and after an election.
The Government of Alberta has passed Bill 29, the Local Authorities Election Amendment Act, 2020, which made a number of important changes to the Local Authorities Election Act that will affect upcoming local elections.
These amendments include changes to:
• Nomination period
• Contributions to campaigns
Changes to the Local Authorities Election Act came into effect on September 1, 2020. More information about these changes made by Alberta Municipal Affairs can be found in the Local Authorities Election Act Changes FAQ.
All candidates are encouraged to develop a working knowledge of the Local Authorities Election Act.
It is recommended that candidates seek legal advice, where possible, regarding their obligations.
The Province of Alberta provides election resources and information for candidates.
Additional resources can be found on the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) website by clicking the link below.
Council meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month commencing at 7:00 PM. Council packages are available for members of Council the Friday prior to the meeting.
Following the 2021 Municipal Election, successful Candidates were sworn in as member of Town Council at a Swearing-In Ceremony that took place on October 25, 2021, followed by the Organizational Meeting of Council.