Legal recognizes the value of clean and safe highways and sidewalks and the importance of maintaining them in this condition. HIGHWAY SNOW CLEARING PRIORITIES: 1. Town owned buildings, public parking & sidewalk areas 2. 50 Avenue (secondary highway #651) 3. 50 Street (south and north of 50 Avenue) 4. Residential area to be determined by Town of Legal Public Works staff 5. Alleys and lanes shall be cleared after all other main routes are cleared 6. 50 Avenue between 53 Street and 45 Street, and 46 Street between 51 Avenue and 52 Avenue shall have the in a windrow, with the intersections opened to allow access to other roadways. Once roadways are cleared then snow hauling will commence 7. All snow clearing will be at the discretion of the public works supervisor 8. The public works staff (time permitting) will attempt to clear the driveways into properties once the snowplow has passed. 9. Snow clearing may be delayed due to unforeseen circumstances such as equipment failure, other priorities and staff availability. SIDEWALK CLEARING PRIORITIES: 1. Down town core 2. All remaining sidewalksSNOW REMOVAL PRIORITIES
The Town of Legal will be holding a municipal election on Monday, October 18, 2021.
General municipal elections are held every four years. Town of Legal voters elect five Councillors to a four year term. Each year during the organizational meeting the Mayor and the Deputy Mayor are appointed.
When a vacancy occurs, a by-election is held if there is more than 18 months before the next general election.
Town of Legal Councillor
Election Day is Monday, October 18, 2021.
Centralta Community Centre
5109 46 Street, Legal
10:00 am until 8:00 pm
Advance Vote is Saturday, October 9, 2021
Town of Legal Office
5021 50 Street, Legal
9:00 am until 1:30 pm
Town of Legal elections are regulated by the Local Authorities Election Act.
Voter eligibility and identification requirements will be posted in advance.
The Local Authorities Election Act (as amended) governs municipal elections in Alberta. It sets out rules and regulations for candidates, donors, electors and election administrators that must be followed before, during and after an election.
Candidates are encouraged to develop a working understanding of all legislation concerning elections, including nominations, eligibility, campaigning restrictions, campaign finance and disclosure, election offences and prohibitions at voting stations.
If you are considering running for Council and would like more information, please click here to review the Town of Legal Candidate Information Package.
Updates are being made to many of the regulated forms by the Province based on recent amendments to the Local Authorities Election Act. For access to the most recent forms, visit Municipal Elections
Nomination period opens: Monday, January 4, 2021
Nomination period closes: Monday, September 20, 2021 at 12 noon
Nominations for Councillors will be accepted at the Town of Legal Office (5021 50 Street, Legal) from Monday, January 4, 2021 until 12 noon on Monday, September 20, 2021. Should you wish to submit a nomination package, you must make an appointment with the Returning Officer at 780-961-3773.