Regional Water Supply Borrowing Alternative Approval Process

From January 30 to March 3, 2015, an alternative approval process was held in the Regional Water Supply Service Area comprised of the municipalities of Central Saanich, Colwood, Esquimalt, Highlands, Langford, Metchosin, North Saanich, Oak Bay, Saanich, Sidney, Sooke, Victoria and View Royal and in the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area regarding Bylaw No. 3902, "Regional Water Supply Water Works Facilities Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1, 2013".  Bylaw 3902 authorizes the borrowing of up to $12,500,000.  This amount was needed over the next five years to meet the cash requirements necessary to fund investments in the regional water supply system infrastructure and water supply lands acquisition.  As zero electors submitted a form opposing the bylaw, Bylaw 3902 was adopted on March 12, 2014.

Salt Spring Island Transportation Service Assent Vote

On November 15, 2014 qualified electors in the Salt Spring Island Electoral Area voted on the following question:
Are you in favour of the Capital Regional District Board adopting Bylaw No. 3956, “Salt Spring Island Community Transit and Transportation Service Establishment Bylaw No. 1, 2007, Amendment Bylaw No. 3, 2014” authorizing the CRD to increase the maximum annual requisition for the transportation service until 2018 so that it will be the greater of THREE HUNDRED NINETY-SIX THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS ($396,250) or $0.1346 per ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) of taxable land and improvements for the purpose of funding the capital and operating costs of the transportation service, including further improvements to the North Ganges Village Transportation Management Plan.  YES or NO?

Official Voting Results
Yes No
1,623 821

Bylaw 3956 was adopted on December 10, 2014.

Galiano Health Centre Contribution Assent Vote

On November 15, 2014 qualified electors on Galiano Island voted on the following question:
Are you in favour of the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board adopting Bylaw No. 3955, “Galiano Health Care Centre Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw No. 1, 2014” authorizing the CRD to establish a service to contribute to the costs incurred by the Galiano Health Care Society in operating and maintaining the Galiano Health Care Centre building and to raise a maximum annual requisition of the greater of EIGHTY SIX THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS ($86,550) or $0.19 per ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) of taxable land and improvements for the purpose of funding the operating costs of the service.  YES or No?

Official Voting Results

Yes No
815 94

Bylaw 3955 was adopted on December 10, 2014.