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The Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) Board of Management is holding a by-election to fill six (6) vacancies on its Board of Management to fulfill the remainder of a four-year term, ending December 31, 2022. Final approval of the appointments will be made by City of Barrie Council.

Membership of the BIA consists of persons who are assessed for commercial taxes, on the last assessment roll, with respect to commercial rateable property in the designated BIA area, or tenants of an assessed commercial property within the BIA boundary.

Those eligible to stand for election include persons who are assessed for commercial taxes, on the last assessment roll, with respect to commercial rateable property in the designated BIA area, or nominees of persons so assessed, or tenants of an assessed commercial property within the BIA boundary, or nominees of tenants of an assessed commercial property within the BIA boundary.

The following outlines the election process and key dates:

Nomination Deadline: Friday, December 13, 2019 at 4:30pm

Candidate Profiles and Eligibility Certificate Packages shall be filed in writing to the BIA office by 4:30pm EST on Friday, December 13, 2019. Each nominee shall provide a headshot and a short biography of up to 500 words preferably by email to info@downtownbarrie.ca along with their Eligibility Certificate.

**Please see the By-Election Nomination Package for more information about the nomination process including the Candidate Profile requirements and the Eligibility Certificate.**

By-Election Package: Delivered to Canada Post on Friday, December 20, 2019 for distribution. The BIA will send out one periodical, advising the membership of who is standing for election.

By-Election Period: Monday, January 20 at 8:30am EST up to and including Friday, January 24, 2020 at 4:30pm EST

Votes must be made in-person at the BIA office during normal business hours (Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm EST). Ballots that are mailed must be received by Friday, January 24, 2020 at 4:30pm EST. Faxed or emailed votes will not be accepted.

Only one vote will be allowed per member, by secret ballot, in person at the BIA office, or by mail.

BIA Office Contact Info:

Phone: 705-734-1414
Email: info@downtownbarrie.ca
Address: 93 Dunlop Street East, Unit 102, Barrie, ON L4M 1A8