Miramichi River Valley Election Results

The polls have closed and the residents of the newly formed Miramichi River Valley have elected their municipal council.  Kevin Russell has been appointed Mayor by acclimation.  One councillor was elected for each of the three wards that Miramichi River Valley is comprised of. The elected councillor for Ward 1 is Jeffrey Sheasgreen with 369…

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Miramichi River Valley Election Information

Advance voting for the November 28 local government and rural district advisory committee elections takes place this Saturday, November 19, and on Monday, November 21. Polls will be open on both days from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. You can also vote on Election Day, Monday, November 28. New Brunswickers are encouraged to bring their…

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Notice of Election: Entity 22

Next month, the majority of New Brunswickers will go to the polls to vote in local government elections taking place on November 28, 2022. While municipal elections normally take place every four years in May, these elections are the result of a significant undertaking by the Department of Environment and Local Government to restructure and…

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Local Governance Reform information update regarding entity 22

Local Governance Reform information update regarding entity 22 Areas Involved: Village of Blackville, Local Service District (LSD) of Blackville, LSD of Renous/Quarryville, LSD of Derby, LSD of South Esk, LSD of North Esk, LSD of Sunny Corner. Known altogether as entity 22. Timeline of Local Governance Reform (LGR): April 6, 2021, the department of Environment…

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Adjustments made to local governance reforms after input from communities

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has made changes to its local governance restructuring plan in response to feedback from residents, stakeholders and community leaders. The timeframe for suggesting changes to the local governance restructuring ended Thursday, Dec. 16. The Department of Environment and Local Government had been accepting comments and suggestions since last month’s…

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Government releases plan to reform local governance system

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The modernization of New Brunswick’s local governance system reached a significant milestone today with the release of the government’s white paper, Working together for vibrant and sustainable communities. During the engagement phase, the government heard from hundreds of New Brunswickers requesting locally elected representation, better land-use planning and better regional collaboration. The…

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Local governance reform engagement summary released

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The provincial government has released its What We Heard document, summarizing themes from feedback obtained during the local governance reform engagement process. Public and stakeholder engagement took place following the April release of a green paper on local governance reform, Working Together for Vibrant and Sustainable Communities. About 1,100 people took part…

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Public engagement sessions planned on local governance reform

FREDERICTON (GNB) – The dates for public engagement sessions on local governance reform have been announced. Interested individuals and groups are encouraged to first read the green paper entitled Working Together for Vibrant and Sustainable Communities which was released on April 6. “We hope New Brunswickers have had an opportunity to read the green paper…

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