Notice of Electoral Officer Tender

COWESSESS FIRST NATION #73

ELECTORAL OFFICER TENDER NOTICE

Cowessess First Nation is seeking a qualified Electoral Officer to oversee the First Nations By-Election in September 6th,  2024.

As per the Cowessess First Nation Custom Election Act, the term of office for the Electoral Officer shall run from the date of appointment (appointment will be on or about July 16, 2024) to the latter of fourteen days following the expiration of the election or the conclusion of any appeal proceedings filed with the Election Appeal Tribunal pursuant to the provisions of the Cowessess First Nation Custom Election Act.

The Election shall be conducted utilizing electronic voting, which may include voting machines, voting recorders, optical scanning vote tabulators or other similar devices; the regulations and procedures to which are outlined in Schedule “P” of the Cowessess First Nation Custom Election Act.

The Nomination meeting will be conducted on August 16th, 2024, at the Cowessess First Nation Home Reserve and the voting will begin with advance and final polling stations as follows:

August 25, 2024                    –           Vancouver, BC

August 27, 2024                    –           Calgary, AB

August 29, 2024                    –           Edmonton, AB

August 31, 2024                    –           Winnipeg, MB

September 3, 2024                –           Saskatoon, SK

September 4, 2024                –           Regina, SK

September 6, 2024                –           Cowessess Reserve

The proposal should include all costs relating to the Electoral Officer’s fees, travel (meals, accommodations mileage/flight, incidentals), electronic voting equipment and required supplies.

Please submit a resume, along with proposed costs by July 15, 2024 – 4:30 p.m. to:

          

COWESSESS FIRST NATION #73

P.O. BOX 100

COWESSESS, SK   S0G 5L0

FAX:  (306) 696-2767

 Email:  tracy.sparvier@cowessessfn.com

 

For further information or to obtain a copy of the Cowessess First Nation Custom Election Act, please contact Angela Desjarlais at (306) 696-2520 or angela.desjarlais@cowessessfn.com

 

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