Information for Candidates
Town of Black Diamond information:
Pre-Nomination Package (with forms)
- This information package has been provided to help potential candidates to better understand the position of an elected official, the expected duties and time commitments, pay and benefits available, etc.
- This document may need to be updated from time to time, and as it is amended, the changes are noted here in the Tracker document, to help candidates to know that they have the most current information available. Check back regularly to ensure that you have read the most recent document.
Now That You've Been Nominated (with forms)
- This document is intended as the "sequel" to the Pre-Nomination information package. This is the information that will be required by those who make the final decision to run for office. It contains more comprehensive information about time requirements, dates that successfully elected candidates will need to be prepared for in advance, required forms, as well as some information about the actual running of your campaign. It is recommended that all potential candidates read BOTH information packages to ensure they are fully informed before making the final decision to run for office.
- IMPORTANT CHANGES have been made to the "Now that You've Been Nominated" document, following the initial publication. Please review the Tracker document to understand any changes that have been made since you last viewed the document, then re-visit the document using the link above to familiarize yourself with the changes.
- Please be sure to check this page regularly to ensure that you have the most updated information available throughout your campaign.
Code of Conduct Bylaw (PDF)
On September 6, 2017 Council passed a Code of Conduct Bylaw, in advance of the requirement of the soon to be proclaimed Modernized Municipal Government Act. The Bylaw sets out the standard of behaviour and ethics for all members of Council, as well as those appointed to committees of Council. It further provides for process if a breach of the Code should be reported, requiring investigation or action.
All elected officials will be expected to officially acknowledge that they have read and understand the Code of Conduct Bylaw when they take their Oath of Office at their first meeting of Council Therefore it is vital that all candidates familiarize themselves with the bylaw, which is available using the link above, or on the Commonly Requested Bylaws page.
If there are any questions about the Code of Conduct Bylaw, please contact the Legislative Services Manager by email, or call the Town Office at 403-933-4348.