So you want to run for council... Everything you need to know about seeking a municipal council seat in the fall elections will be presented at a candidate information workshop April 5, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the South Stormont Community Hall, 2 Mille Roches Road, Long Sault.
The session will help you decide whether to put your name forward, provide a clear understanding of a municipal council's roles and responsibilities, demonstrate the impact of the duties and responsibilities that public office will have on your life.
Who should attend? Potential candidates and their spouse or partner and anyone interested in learning about how local government works.
Topics include roles and responsibilities, the public's role in local government, conflict of interest rules, and other personal responsibilties, Stormont-Dundas-Glengarry County responsibilities and the 2018 election methods.
The meeting is organized by the counties and the six local municipalities.