TO: Voters of the City of Big Lake, Township of Big Lake, City of Monticello, Township of Monticello, Township of Becker, City of Otsego, and Township of Silver Creek
RE: Election of Hospital Board Members of Monticello-Big Lake Community Hospital District
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that an election of Hospital Board members to the Board of Monticello-Big Lake Community Hospital District shall be conducted in conjunction with the General Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
THE FOLLOWING SEATS ON THE BOARD ARE UP FOR ELECTION:
One member from City of Big Lake
One member from Township of Monticello
One member from City of Monticello
One member from Township of Silver Creek
One Member At Large
(Hospital District consists of the City of Big Lake, Township of Big Lake, City of Monticello, Township of Monticello, Township of Silver Creek, Township of Becker, and City of Otsego).
Persons elected this year shall be elected for a term of four years, commencing on the first Monday in January 2017 with the exception of the Township of Monticello that shall be a two year term. Persons elected on November 8, 2016, shall be issued a Certificate of Election, and will be required to file an Oath and Acceptance of office in order to qualify for office. Once qualified, the term begins for officers elected at the General Election on the first Monday in January 2017.
Any person can file who will be at least 21 years of age on January 1, 2017. Candidates must reside within the city or township which they seek to represent. Member at Large candidate may live in any City or Township that makes up this Hospital District. An “Affidavit for Candidacy” must be filed. This “Affidavit for Candidacy” can be obtained from the Clerk of the City/Township in which he/she resides. Candidate must file with the Clerk of the city/township where he/she resides within the filing period.
Filings open: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - During normal business office hours
Filings close: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - Filings close at normal business office hours
Deadline for withdrawal from being a candidate once filed is Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 5 p.m.
Interested applicants should check with City/Township office for their office hours.
There is no filing fee.
Brian Doyle - Board of Directors Secretary/Clerk
Monticello-Big Lake Community Hospital District
(Published in the Sherburne County Citizen: 07/09/16; 07/16/16.)