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An extraordinary municipal election for the Corporation of St. George to fill the seat of Business Ratepayers’ Councillor, will be held on Thursday, 21st November 2019 at Penno’s Wharf Cruise Ship Terminal in St. George.


Click on the followng link to download the nomination day package and forms: NOMINATION DAY INFORMATION DOCUMENT.

 7 DAY REGISTRATION PERIOD

There will be a 7 day registration period for Municipal Residents in St.George. closes at 5p.m. on Friday, 25 October 2019. This election is only for municipal residents of the municipality of St. George.

 

Notice is further given that:
• Nomination Day is 7 November 2019 from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m at the Town Hall, St. George.
• The election room is the Penno's Wharf Cruise ship Terminal, St.George
• An advanced poll will be held onThursday 14 November 2019 for travellers & incapacitated voters (More information to follow).

 

BUSINESS RATEPAYER REGISTRATION

In order to participate in a Municipal Election, Business Ratepayers are required to be registered on the ratepayers register.

Registration Forms

Business Ratepayer Registration Forms are available at the Corporation of Hamilton, Corporation of St. George and the Parliamentary Registry on the 3rd Floor of the Craig Appin House. Business Ratepayer registration forms are not available online.  Completed application forms must be returned to the Parliamentary Registry along with all required documentation. We encourage all Business Ratepayers to register as soon as possible.

 

Eligibility for Registration as a Business Ratepayer 

A Business Ratepayer is eligible to register for a municipal election if:

  • he/she is a Sole Proprietor, Company Association, Partnership or Commercial Property owner within the Municipality
  • he/she is eligible to be charged rates within the respective Municipal Area
  • he/she is registered on the Parliamentary Register in another constituency outside of the Municipal Area for which he is eligible to be charged rates
  • the Company/Business is not a subsidiary of other Business Ratepayers, Exempted Companies and Exempted Partnerships

 

Voting as a Business Ratepayer

Each Business Ratepayer is entitled to one vote only. If a Business Ratepayer is also a resident of the Municipality, they must vote as a resident and nominate someone to cast their vote as a Business Ratepayer. 

 

Those who are already listed on the Business Ratepayers Register do not need to re-register unless changes need to be made to their existing details. Please check the Business Ratepayers Register to ensure your details are correct.

 

Municipal Boundary Maps: 

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