At the Halton District School Board meeting of Feb. 15, 2023, Trustees accepted and approved the resignation of Matthew Diodati from his position as Burlington Trustee Wards 1 & 2, thereby declaring the office vacant.
The Board selected a byelection to fill the trustee vacancy on the Board following Matthew Diodati’s resignation. Diodati notified trustees of his intent to resign on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023.
The Education Act 221(2) states that:
(2) Despite clause (1) (a), if members of the board are elected under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, the remaining elected members may by resolution require that an election be held in accordance with that Act to fill the vacancy if the vacancy occurs,
(a) in a year in which no regular election is held under that Act;
The byelection for the office of Burlington Trustee Wards 1 & 2 will take place in the City of Burlington. Further information about the byelection will be available in the coming weeks through the City of Burlington, Office of the City Clerk.
For additional information, contact:
Haley Juniper, Senior Communications Officer
Halton District School Boardcommunications@hdsb.ca
905-335-3663 Toll free: 1-877-618-3456