Eligibility of Council Members

Res #: 20-22A
Number: 20
Year: 2022
Midterm: No
Expired: No
Responses Received: No
Departments: Saskatchewan Ministry of Government Relations

WHEREAS all members of Council are leaders in their communities;
WHEREAS all community leaders are expected to set a positive and progressive example by their actions and intentions; and
WHEREAS voters have entrusted elected officials to manage municipal funds and make decisions that foster the best interests of the voters’ interests and monies.
BE IT RESOLVED that SARM lobby the provincial government to amend The Municipalities Act to include the following:
That any member of council who falls into arrears within the municipality for which they serve, automatically be removed from their council seat and that the seat deemed to be vacant.