Election 2018: Candidate Orientation Session

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 -
17:30 to 19:30
Where: Esquimalt Municipal Hall Council Chambers
When: September 19, 2018 -
5:30PM to 7:30PM

The Township of Esquimalt is pleased to offer a Candidate Orientation Session to give candidates and others an introduction to what is involved in being a member of Esquimalt Council.  The session will offer an opportunity to hear from a former elected official about what it’s like to be on Council.  The presenter will be Allison Habkirk, former Mayor and Councillor of Central Saanich. 

The session is specific to those running for office; however members of the public interested in local government are welcome to attend. 

Key topics to be covered include:

  • What is the role of an elected official?
  • What is expected of you?
  • What can you expect?
  • Some important things you need to know about the work of Council such as: responsible behavior, decision making, closed meetings, conflict of interest and confidentiality.