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									                                                                                THIS LElTER HAS BEEN FORWARDED
                                                                                        TO THE EIGHT AREA CLERKS
                                   May 21,2010


                                   Ms. S. Kranc
                                   Clerk
                                   City of Oshawa
                                   50 Centre Street South
The Regional
Municipality                       Oshawa, ON L l H 327
of Durham

Clerk's Department
                                   RE:    BY-LAW TO SUBMIT QUESTION TO THE
605 ROSSLAND RD. E.                       OF THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF DURHAM,
PO BOX 623
WHITBY ON L I N 6A3                       OUR FILE: C10-01
CANADA
905-668-771 1
1-800-372-1 102                    Ms. Kranc, at their meeting held on April 21, 2010, the Council of the
Fax: 905-668-9963                  Regional Municipality of Durham passed By-law No. 20-2010 to submit
E-mail: clerks62durham.ca
www.durham.ca
                                   a question to the electors in all lower-tier municipalities in The Regional
                                   Municipality of Durham at the next regular municipal election to be held
Pat M. Madill, A.M.C.T., CMM Ill   on October 25, 2010,
Regional Clerk

                                   Pursuant to Subsection 8(4) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as
                                   amended, attached is a copy of By-law No. 20-2010 and the proposed
                                   question, in English and French, for submission to the electors on
                                   October 25, 2010.

                                   Please note that the timeline for the filing of an appeal to the Chief
                                   Electoral Officer has expired and one appeal has been received.
                                   Pursuant to Subsection 8.1(7) of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as
                                   amended, the notice of appeal will be forwarded to the Chief Electoral
                                   Officer by June 3,2010.




                                   Regional Clerk



                                   Enclosure




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           Question to be Submitted to the Electors

English:

Are you in favour of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Durham passing the
necessary resolutions and by-laws to change the method of selecting its Chair from
appointment by the members of Regional Council to election by general vote of all
electors in the Region?

                      YES                       NO




Etes-vous en faveur de I'adoption, par le Conseil de la municipalite regionale de
Durham, des resolutions et reglements municipaux necessaires pour modifier l      e
mode de selection de la presidence afin qu'elle se fasse sous forme d'une election,
par scrutin general, par I'ensemble des electeurs et electrices de la region au lieu
d'une nomination par les membres du Conseil regional?

                      OUI                      NON
                               BY-LAW NUMBER 20-2010



                    THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF DURHAM

being a by-law to submit a question to the electors of the Regional Municipality of
Durham.

WHEREAS the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended, provides that Regional
Council may pass a by-law to submit a question to its electors;

AND WHEREAS a public meeting of Regional Council was held on April 21, 2010, in
the Regional Council Chambers at the beginning of the regular Regional Council
meeting to consider placing the following question on the October 25, 2010 municipal
election ballot in all lower-tier municipalities in the Regional Municipality of Durham:

"Are you in favour of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Durham passing the
necessary resolutions and by-laws to change the method of selecting its Chair from
appointment by the members of Regional Council to election by general vote of all
electors in the Region?"

                     YES                         NO


NOW THEREFORE BE IT ENACTED AND IT IS HEREBY ENACTED as a by-law of
The Regional Municipality of Durham by the Council thereof as follows:


1.     THAT the followina auestion be submitted to the electors in all lower-tier
       municipalities in tce ~ e ~ i o nMunicipality of Durham at the next regular
                                        al
       municipal election to be held on October 25, 2010:

       'Are you in favour of the Council of the Regional Municipality of Durham
       passing the necessary resolutions and by-laws to change the method of
       selecting its Chair from appointment by the members of Regional Council
       to election by general vote of all electors in the Region?

                                   YES                  NO"


2.    THAT the Clerk of the Regional Municipality of Durham sum up the number of
      votes in the affirmative and in the negative on the said question and declare and
      post the results of the vote pursuant to the requirements of the Municipal
      Elections Act, 1996, as amended.


BY-LAW read and passed this 21st day of April 2010.




Roger Anderson, Regional Chair & CEO                    P.M. Madill, Regional Clerk

								
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