Magic Lake Estates Wastewater Borrowing Referendum

On June 27, 2015, qualified electors of the Magic Lake Estates sewer local service area on Pender Island voted on the following question:
Are you in favour of the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board adopting Bylaw 4008, “Magic Lake Estates Wastewater System Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1, 2015” authorizing the Capital Regional District to borrow an amount up to but not to exceed SIX MILLION FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($6,050,000) for the purpose of administering, planning, designing, acquiring and constructing the capital renewal and upgrade of the Magic Lake Estates Wastewater System. YES or NO?

Official Voting Results
Yes No
94 126

As the referendum failed, Bylaw 4008 was not adopted.

Ganges Wastewater Borrowing Referendum

On the July 25, 2016, qualified electors of the Ganges sewerage local service area located on Salt Spring Island voted on the following question:
Are you in favour of the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board adopting Bylaw 4007, “Ganges Wastewater System Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1, 2015” authorizing the Capital Regional District to borrow an amount up to but not to exceed THREE MILLION NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($3,900,000) for the purpose of administering, planning, designing, acquiring and constructing the capital renewal and upgrade of the Ganges Wastewater System. YES or NO?

Official Voting Results

Yes No
102 11

Bylaw 4007 was adopted on August 12, 2015.

Vancouver Island Regional Library Service Establishment and Borrowing Alternative Approval Process

During the month of September 2015, an alternative approval process was held in the service area comprising the municipalities of North Saanich, Sidney and Sooke and a portion of the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area (East Sooke, Jordan River, Otter Point, Shirley and Port Renfrew sub-areas) regarding Bylaw 3914, “Vancouver Island Regional Library District Borrowing Service Area Establishment Bylaw No. 1, 2014” and Bylaw 3915, “Vancouver Island Regional Library District Borrowing Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1, 2014”. The purpose of Bylaw 3914 is to establish a service to borrow upon the credit of the CRD in order to lend money to the Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) to build a new library in Sooke. The purpose of Bylaw 3915 is to authorize the CRD to borrow up to $6,000,000 on behalf of the VIRL.  As only 1 qualified elector submitted a form opposing the bylaws, Bylaws 3914 and 3915 were adopted on October 14, 2015.

Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Borrowing Alternative Approval Process

From April 2 to May 4, 2015, an alternative approval was held in the Juan de Fuca Water Distribution service area comprised of the municipalities of Colwood, Highlands (that part within the RUCSPA set out in Bylaw No. 3820), Langford, Metchosin, Sooke and View Royal and a portion of the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area (East Sooke)  regarding Bylaw 3981, "Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Facilities Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1, 2014", to authorize the borrowing of up to $14,800,000 for the purpose of acquiring, designing and constructing water distribution facilities. This was the amount needed to meet the cash requirements necessary over the next five years to fund investments in the water distribution system infrastructure. As only 1 qualified elector submitted a form opposing the bylaw, Bylaw 3981 was adopted on May 13, 2015.