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    September 2, 2020
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WAIMAKARIRI DISTRI CT COUNCIL PUBLIC NOTICE OF COUNCIL RESOLUTION ON ELECTORAL SYSTEM AND OF RIGHT TO DEMANDA POLL Notice is given under Section 28(1) of the Local Electoral Act 2001 that the Waimakariri District Council has reconfirmed at its meeting of 4 August 2020 to hold the 2022 and 2025 Local Authority elections under the First Past the Post (FPP) electoral system. This electoral system has been used for past triennial elections of this Council. The FPP system would apply to the Council and Community Board elections. Electors of this Council have a right under Section 29 of the Act to demand a poll to countermand the resolution to use this system. Should a valid demand for a poll be received, a poll will be held on whether the First Past the Post or Single Transferable Vote electoral system will be used. A valid demand must be: Made in writing; Signed by at least five (5) per cent of eligible electors of the Waimakariri District Council. This will require 2,485 valid elector signatures; Delivered to the office of this Council, 215 High Street, Rangiora by 4pm, 18 February 2021. Every elector who signs a demand must also set out in it his or her full name and the address for which he or she is qualified as an elector of the Waimakariri District Council. Dated at Rangiora this 1s day of September 2020. Sarah Nichols Governance Manager CH-8794056AA WAIMAKARIRI DISTRI CT COUNCIL PUBLIC NOTICE OF COUNCIL RESOLUTION ON ELECTORAL SYSTEM AND OF RIGHT TO DEMANDA POLL Notice is given under Section 28(1) of the Local Electoral Act 2001 that the Waimakariri District Council has reconfirmed at its meeting of 4 August 2020 to hold the 2022 and 2025 Local Authority elections under the First Past the Post (FPP) electoral system. This electoral system has been used for past triennial elections of this Council. The FPP system would apply to the Council and Community Board elections. Electors of this Council have a right under Section 29 of the Act to demand a poll to countermand the resolution to use this system. Should a valid demand for a poll be received, a poll will be held on whether the First Past the Post or Single Transferable Vote electoral system will be used. A valid demand must be: Made in writing; Signed by at least five (5) per cent of eligible electors of the Waimakariri District Council. This will require 2,485 valid elector signatures; Delivered to the office of this Council, 215 High Street, Rangiora by 4pm, 18 February 2021. Every elector who signs a demand must also set out in it his or her full name and the address for which he or she is qualified as an elector of the Waimakariri District Council. Dated at Rangiora this 1s day of September 2020. Sarah Nichols Governance Manager CH-8794056AA