Earlier today, Chestermere Mayor Patricia Matthews announced that she will not be seeking another term as an elected official in Chestermere.
“I'm very proud of the work I've done as Mayor since 2007 when we were a community of 11,000 people to the vibrant beautiful City we have become. I'm excited to pursue the opportunities that are in front of me now and more in the future," says Mayor Matthews.
Mayor Matthews has served on Chestermere’s Council for 13 years with seven of those as the Mayor. Her term will conclude after the municipal election in October.
Anyone interested in running for the office of Mayor or Councillor in this fall’s upcoming election can find more information on the City’s website at www.chestermere.ca/election2017.
Candidates are not considered official candidates until their nomination papers have been accepted on Nomination Day, September 18, 2017, but prospective candidates are required to register with the City before accepting campaign contributions.