Nominations will be accepted for Barrie's Ward 7 byelection starting Tuesday, November 17 and closing on December 18.
Advance polls will be held prior to voting day, expected to be February 1, 2016.
Council approved the by-election in Barrie's Ward 7 to replace former councillor John Brassard who will be sworn in this week as Barrie-Innisfil MP.
The process will cost over $40,000 and the replacement will be sworn in at a city council meeting on Feb. 8, 2016. The current term of Council ends in October, 2018.