Northwestern BC nomination papers begin to trickle in

One person has already filed in hopes of becoming mayor of Terrace

  • Oct. 3, 2014 5:00 p.m.

Nomination papers have started trickling in from people who wish to run for the November 15 local government elections.

In Terrace there has been one nomination form submitted for council and another for mayor since the submission period started Tuesday.

Bruce Bidgood, who is currently a city councillor and professor at UNBC, has submitted his nomination papers to run for mayor, while local nurse and member of the City of Terrace’s housing committee Michael Prevost has submitted his nomination papers to run for city council.

In total there are six seats for Terrace city council and two school board positions in Terrace.

If only one person is nominated for a position, they will be elected by acclamation.

As of yesterday evening a single application was submitted for the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine. Tina Etzerza submitted her papers to run for the position of director of Electoral Area F, Dease Lake.

There has also been a single nomination form submitted for the Coast Mountains School District 82. Cameron Orr, who is the editor of the Northern Sentinel, has submitted his papers in Kitimat.

The nomination period for all local government positions closes Oct.10 at 4 p.m.