North Galiano Island Fire Hall Referendum
On November 24, 2012, qualified electors in the North Galiano Island Fire Protection and Emergency Response Service Area, within the Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area, voted on the following question:
Are you in favour of the Capital Regional District Board adopting both of the following bylaws:
Bylaw No. 3843, “North Galiano Island Fire Protection and Emergency Response Service Establishment Bylaw No. 1, 1990, Amendment Bylaw No. 4, 2012” authorizing the Capital Regional District to increase the maximum annual requisition so that it will be the greater of TWO HUNDRED SIXTY SEVEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($267,000) or $1.60 per ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000) of net taxable assessments for the purpose of funding the annual costs for the service, including operating costs and costs to design and construct a new fire hall on North Galiano Island; and
Bylaw No. 3844, “North Galiano Island Fire Hall Loan Authorization Bylaw No.1, 2012” authorizing the Capital Regional District to borrow an amount not to exceed SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($670,000) for the purpose of designing and constructing a fire hall on North Galiano Island. YES or NO?".
Official Voting Results