Thinking of running for Council?

Some of the ways you can prepare are:

  • Attend Council meetings to learn about priority issues/projects and observe what being on a council might be like;
  • Look at the City of Revelstoke’s key planning documents and annual reports;
  • Get to know key groups in the community to understand the diversity of interests in our area;
  • Research the internet for information about local governments and basic facts about the local government system in BC.
  • Review the City's Primer on Local Government
  1. candidate information
  3.  disclosure information
  4. candidate resources

The Government of British Columbia, Local Government Branch, provides the following information:

Elections are the most direct way for the public to directly influence their local government. During the election process, candidates generally outline their platforms and objectives if they were to be elected. By choosing the candidates with the ideals and qualities that are most acceptable to the electors, citizens can directly influence the type of community where they reside or own property.