Notice of BIA Annual General Meeting

The Bells Corners Business Improvement Area (BIA) Board invites members, businesses and property owners to join us for our AGM.

Date and Time

Tue, 7 February 2023
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST

Location

Kichesippi Beer Co
2265 Robertson Road
Ottawa, ON K2H 5Z2

IMPORTANT NOTES:

Only ONE business owner, property owner, OR a designated representative, may vote per BIA member business or property.

Upon registration, please indicate whether you are a voting attendee or a non-voting attendee by choosing the appropriate ticket type.

FOR CONTEXT: 

  • Bells Corners BIA boundaries: All commercial properties AND every business occupying commercial space within the highlighted properties are members of the BIA.
  • Not members: Registered charities, non-commercial properties, and home-based businesses are NOT eligible voting members.
  • One vote per member: Only one owner or designated representative may vote per BIA member business or property.
  • Questions? To confirm whether your property or business is eligible to vote, please email info@bellscornersbia.ca.  

Nominate a Candidate for Election to the BIA Board of Directors

Below you’ll find the form for nominating someone – or yourself – to stand for election on the Bells Corners BIA Board. Here are some important things to note before you do: 

  • Nomination deadline: Thursday, February 2nd 
  • Election / AGM Date: Tuesday, February 7th, 6:30pm 
  • The Board needs BIA members. At least nine of thirteen Board seats must be held by BIA business representatives or property owners. 
  • Other community members may apply.  Up to three Board seats may be held by community leaders, local non-member organizations, or local residents with special business skills.
  • You may nominate yourself or someone elseBut before you nominate someone else, please confirm their willingness to serve and their availability to attend the AGM
  • This is a volunteer position, so commitment and passion are key. The new Board’s term is four years until the next municipal election in 2026. So we’re looking for nominees to commit to at least two years of service.

Candidate Nomination