Four (4) years. General Local Elections will be held on the third Saturday in October every four years following the previous general election.
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Please find a table of previous remuneration for Members of Council in the City of Coquitlam 2021 Statement of Financial Information (PDF) (Page 37).
Council Members are often appointed to external committees and bodies. In addition, Council Members are appointed to act as the Chair or Vice Chair of the City’s advisory committees and boards which tend to meet in the evening from 7-9 p.m.
Trustees are assigned to a group of schools in which they are expected to visit and engage. Trustees are also nominated to a number of other external committees as representatives of the School Board.
You may withdraw as a candidate until 4 p.m. on the 29th day before General Voting Day (Friday, Sept.16, 2022). If you want to withdraw after that deadline, the Chief Election Officer must notify the Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, and the Minister will decide whether or not the candidate may withdraw.
Whenever you like. Just ensure you record all campaign related expenses and contributions as they are incurred. See Elections BC’s Guide to Local Elections Campaign Financing in B.C. for more information.
Yes, as long as the publication date is not the date of General Voting Day (as there is a prohibition against advertising on General Voting Day).