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In accordance with section 32 of the Municipal Election Act, 1996,

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the Municipal Electors of the CITY OF WELLAND


Anyone who wishes to be a candidate must file Nomination Papers. Nomination Papers must be signed by the candidate and filed in person or by an agent during regular business hours, between Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and Thursday, July 26, 2018, and between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2018 (Nomination Day).
In the event there are an insufficient number of certified candidates to fill all positions available, nominations will be reopened for the vacant positions only on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. for such additional nominations to be filed.


The Nomination Paper must be accompanied by the following:
  • A filing fee of $200.00 for the Head of Council and $100.00 for all other offices. The filing fee is payable by cash, debit, certified cheque, or money order, payable to the City of Welland (or to the Region of Niagara for Regional Chair).
  • There is a new requirement that each Nomination Paper must be endorsed by 25 eligible voters supporting the nomination (excluding School Board Trustee candidates). The individuals providing signatures must sign a declaration stating that they are eligible to vote in the municipality/region on the day they signed the endorsement.
  • Each candidate must provide proof of Canadian citizenship in a form acceptable to the Clerk.
  • The onus is on the candidate to file a bona fide Nomination Paper.


Nomination Papers for the following offices will be received by the Office of the City Clerk, City of Welland, 60 East Main Street, Welland:
  • Mayor - 1 to be elected at large
  • Municipal Councillors - 2 to be elected in each ward for a total of 12
  • Regional Councillor – 2 to be elected at large
Nomination Papers for the following office will be received by the Office of the Regional Clerk, Regional Headquarters, 1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way, Thorold:
  • Regional Chair – 1 to be elected at large


Nomination Papers for the following offices will be received by the Office of the City Clerk, City of Welland, 60 East Main Street, Welland:
  • District School Board of Niagara Trustee
  • Niagara Catholic District School Board Trustee
Si vous voulez vous déclarer candidat(e) à un des postes de conseiller scolaire décrits ci-dessous, vous devez remplir le formulaire prescrit, disponible au bureau du secrétaire de la municipalité. Les mises en candidature doivent être déposées, soit en personne, soit par mandataire, auprès du directeur du scrutin à l’hôtel de ville de Welland durant les heures normales d’ouverture des bureaux entre 1 mai 2018 et le 26 juillet 2018, et entre 9 heures et 14 heures, le 27 juillet 2018 (jour de déclaration de candidature).

Le coût de mise en candidature de $100 (en espèces,débit, par chèque certifié ou par mandat payable à la municipalité ou par un mode de paiement électronique que précise le secrétaire) doit accompagner le formulaire signé. Pour de plus amples renseignements sur le processus à suivre pour le mise en candidature, veuillez communiquer avec le directeur du scrutin.

  • Conseillier(ère) - Conseil Scolaire Viamonde
  • Conseillier(ère) - Conseil Scolaire Catholique Monavenir

If a greater number of candidates are certified than are required to fill the above-noted offices, voting locations will be opened on the dates stated below for the purpose of voting (locations to be determined by the Clerk):

Saturday, October 6, 2018 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
Tuesday, October 9 to Saturday, October 13, 2018 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Monday, October 22, 2018 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Dated this sixth day of April, 2018
Carmela Radice, Acting Clerk, City of Welland

Office of the City Clerk,
Corporation of the City of Welland
60 East Main Street, Welland, Ontario L3B 3X4
Phone: (905)735-1700 Ext. 2193

A Signed Public Notice of Nomination for Office can be viewed here.


Residential, Farmlands & Managed Forests


Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Tuesday, September 4, 2018


  • City Hall, 60 East Main Street, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After Hours - Mail Slot at front entrance closest to Cross Street, by CHEQUE ONLY.
  • Chartered Banks, Caisse Populaire, Credit Union, Trust Companies. Payments accepted on or before installment due date only.
  • Please take advantage of our Pre-Authorized Payment Plan. Information is also available at City Hall.

LATE PAYMENTS are subject to Penalty at 1.25% per month, applicable on the first day after due date.

Failure to receive a tax bill does not excuse a taxpayer from the responsibility for payment of taxes and penalties.

Steve Zorbas, CPA, CMA, B. Comm, DPA
General Manager, Corporate Services/ Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer

City of Welland Waterway Advisory Committee

  • One (1) representative from WIFC event partner community (ex officio)
  • One (1) representative from the emergency services community and risk profile of the Waterway

Seniors Citizens Advisory Committee

  • One (1) Resident
  • Two(2) Non-resident/non-ratepayer

Welland Arena Advisory Committee

  • One (1) Summer Sport Arena User Group

Market Square Advisory Committee

  • Two (2) Market Vendors

Applications and information is available at the Office of the City Clerk or by clicking on the committee name above.

Your application should describe what assets you feel you can bring to the Committee.

*You must be an eligible elector in the City of Welland in order to fill these vacancies; eligible electors from outside of Welland in accordance with the Committee’s Terms of Reference, will be considered.

Eligible elector means: You are a resident in the City of Welland or the owner or tenant of land, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; a Canadian Citizen; and at least 18 years old.

All applications must be on the prescribed form and should include a brief resume.

Applications must be received in the Office of the City Clerk

Carmela Radice, Acting City Clerk