RM of Springfield Ward Boundary Changes
In preparation for the 2022 Municipal Election, the Municipality began a review of its ward boundaries in early 2019 in an attempt to have equal population between wards. Following two public surveys, Council approved By-law 20-23 on February 2, 2021 to divide the Municipality into four wards and to establish new ward boundaries. On September 16, 2021, a Municipal Board hearing was held following a request supported by more than 25 voters of the Municipality for a review of the by-law. Subsequently, the Municipal Board ordered that By-law 20-23 was appropriate and was approved.
The new ward structure will include four (4) wards with one Councillor representing each. Including the Mayor, Council will consist of five (5) Members. The changes to the wards will come into place for the 2022 Municipal Election and the election will be conducted as though the ward boundary lines have already changed.
The Mayor will be elected at large at the upcoming Municipal Election in 2022. Citizens will vote for Councillors based on the new proposed ward boundary lines. Updated maps will be available on the municipal website in early 2022.
Council would like to thank the Municipal Board members for their time and all citizens who responded to surveys and provided comments on the ward boundary change process.
New ward boundaries to be implemented following 2022 Municipal Election