Election 2014: Candidates declare in the West Boundary

Nominations closed at 4 p.m. on Friday, October 10 -- This is how the list of declared candidates looks for the election.

City of Greenwood – both mayor and council seats up for grabs.

In the race for Greenwood mayor incumbent Nipper Kettle is being challenged by Barry Noll and Ed Smith. Both Kettle and Noll are now finishing their first terms on Greenwood council; Smith is running for the first time.

Four seats are up for grabs as councilor and, with Councillor Noll now running for mayor, at least one of the four chairs will be filled by a new body next term.

Incumbents Darla Ashton, Lee Cudworth and Colleen Lang are running again. They are being challenged by Nola Tutti and Christopher Yates.

 

Village of Midway – mayor returned to office; six running for four seats as councillor.

Mayor Randy Kappes has reclaimed his seat by acclamation.

Four councilors sit at the Midway council table. All four incumbents are running – Richard Dunsdon, Darrin Metcalf, Marguerite Rotvold and Gary Schierbeck. They are being challenged by Martin Fromme and Earl Lehmann.

 

Regional District Kootenay Boundary Area ‘E’ Rural Director – a three-way race is set.

In the Regional District Kootenay Boundary Area E rural director race incumbent Bill Baird is being challenged by Bill Bosovich and Vicki Gee.

 

School District 51 (Boundary) – Christina Lake and all West Boundary seats taken by acclamation; elections in Grand Forks and Area ‘D’.

Four of the seven school trustee positions have been filled by acclamation.

Area ‘C’ Christina Lake will again be represented by Cindy Strukoff. In the West Boundary Rose Zitko (Area ‘E’- Kettle Valley North), Cathy Riddle (Area ‘E’- Kettle Valley East), and Mark Danyluk (Area ‘E’- Kettle Valley West). Danyluk is the only new trustee of the four.

Incumbent Area ‘D” – Rural Grand Forks trustee David Reid is be challenged by Valerie Rich.

The City of Grand Forks elects two trustees. Incumbents Kenneth Harshenin and Teresa Rezansoff are both seeking reelection; but are being challenged by Katie Jepsen and Jaime Massey.

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Source: CivicInfo BC Election Reporting System, which lists information as entered by Chief Election Officers or their designates from across British Columbia.

Under the Local Government Act, the deadline for candidates to withdraw is 4 p.m. on Friday October 17th. Elections and acclamations must be declared by no later than 4 p.m., October 20th.

Please note that time may lapse between a deadline and the time when a Chief Election Officer updates a list. In the event of a discrepancy between the information appearing here, and the official lists maintained by a local government or school district, the latter is deemed to be correct.