First Election - Town of Diamond Valley


Nominations are Open

Nominations are Open !

until Monday, October 31, 2022 at 12:00 Noon.

Currently, candidates (whether resident of Turner Valley or Black Diamond) must file their nomination papers with the Returning Officer at the Town of Black Diamond municipal office.

The Minister of Municipal Affairs has issued Ministerial Order 035/22 setting out the First Election for the new Town of Diamond Valley.  The Order has appointed the Returning Officer and the Substitute Returning Officer for the 2022 First Election.

Coming Soon:

  • Nomination Handbooks
  • Nomination Forms

First Election - Topics of Note:

  1. The date of Amalgamation is January 1, 2023.
  2. The Council elected at this First Election will not be sworn in until the Organizational Meeting, which must be held no later than 60 days after the date of the first election.  
  3. Between January 1st and the Organizational Meeting, all of the elected officials from Turner Valley and Black Diamond will be the Interim Council of the Town of Diamond Valley.
  4. Election Day is Monday, November 28, 2022.
  5. Amalgamation Report, Orders, FAQs, What We Heard Reports, etc. are all available on both Towns' websites.


Returning Officer:  

Verna Staples

email the Returning Officer if you have questions about running for office, or if you want to submit nomination papers.

Substitute Returning Officer:

Lisa Brown


The Substitute Returning Officer will take over the duties of the Returning Officer in the event that they are unable to carry out their duties.