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 The Rural Municipality of Union Road lies directly to the north of the City of Charlottetown in Queen's County.  The Union Road bisects the community from north to south and gives
 the community its name.  One of the most striking aspects of the community's location is the close proximity of the Charlottetown Airport which is located just to the south of the
 community's southern boundary.  The Rural Municipality of Union Road was incorporated as a local government in 1977.


 Towards the end of the 18th century, settlers from England and Scotland came to the area just north of the Charlottetown Royalties on the lands adjacent to the Union Road,
  including parts of Lots 33 and 34.  The 1880 Mecham's Atlas depicts a thriving farming community with only a few prominent landmarks, including the Union Road train station
 (at the intersection of the rail line with the Union Road), a post office just to the north of the train station and a small church, the Union Road Bible Chapel located next to the
 Union Road Community Cemetery.

 There are currently no signs of the former train station and the rail line has been abandoned for some time and is now part of the Confederation Trail.  The post office is also
 long gone and the Union Road Church was demolished in 1973.  The only remaining features reflecting Union Road's past are the Union Road Community Cemetery, which
 was located next to the former church, and a number of older farm dwellings.

                                                                                   NOTICE OF NOMINATION PROCEEDINGS

                                                                    For General Municipal Election

                                                                                   PURSUANT TO SECTION 42 OF THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ACT R.S.P.E.I. 1988,

                                                                                   CAP. M-12.1., AND SUBSECTION 25(1) OF THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION REGULATIONS


                   Public notice is hereby given to the electors of the Rural Municipality of Union Road that a Municipal Election will be held on Monday, November 5, 2018 to elect the Mayor and six (6)                       Councillors for the Rural Municipality of Union Road for the term of office of four (4) years terminating on the 6th day of the month that follows the next general election.

                  The nomination period for the Council positions noted above commences on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 and closes on Nomination Day on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

                  Nominations shall only be received during office hours at the election office, located at the Brackley Commons, 14 Union Road, Brackley,  PE                                                                                                               

                  The election office hours shall be:

                 Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
                 Thursday, October 11, 2018 – 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
                 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
                 Friday, October 19, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

                The deadline for correcting elector information shall be no later than 11:59 am on October 23, 2018.

                Municipal Electoral Officer:  Ruth E. Copeland

                Phone: (902) 892-5819           E-mail:  admin@communityofunionroadpei.com


                           A candidate must file their completed nomination paper at the election office with the Municipal Electoral Officer  no later than Friday, October 19, 2018 @ 2:00 p.m.