Alternative Approval Process for Bylaw 4408, Borrowing for Improvements to Southern Gulf Islands Small Craft Harbour Facilities

The Alternative Approval Process for Bylaw No. 4408 has closed.

Bylaw 4408

At the March 24, 2021 Board meeting of the Capital Regional District (“CRD”), the following bylaw received third reading:

  • Bylaw No. 4408, “Southern Gulf Islands Harbours Service Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1, 2021” to authorize the borrowing of one million one hundred eighty thousand dollars ($1,180,000) for improvements to the Southern Gulf Islands small craft harbour facilities.

Alternative Approval Process

The CRD may proceed with Bylaw No. 4408 unless at least 523 electors within the Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area indicate, by signing the elector response form, that the Board must obtain the assent of the electors by way of an assent vote (referendum) before proceeding.

The Alternative Approval Process opportunity applies to electors within the Small Craft Harbour Facilities Local Service Area which is comprised of all the Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area in the Capital Regional District.

Elector response forms may be obtained at the CRD Headquarters, PO Box 1000, 625 Fisgard Street, Victoria, from 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays) until 4pm on Monday, July 5, 2021.

Deadline for Submitting an Electoral Response Form

The deadline for delivering the original signed elector response for to the CRD is 4pm on Monday, July 5, 2021. The form may be delivered to the CRD Headquarters listed above.

Elector Qualifications

Resident Elector: You are entitled to submit an elector response form as a Resident Elector if you are 18 years or older on the date of submission of the elector response form, are a Canadian citizen, have resided in British Columbia for 6 months and in the Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area for at least 30 days prior to signing the elector response form.

Non-Resident Property Elector: You may submit an elector response form as a Non-Resident Property Elector if you are 18 years or older on the date of submission of the elector response form, are a Canadian citizen, have resided in British Columbia for 6 months, have owned and held registered title to property in the Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area for 30 days and do NOT qualify as a Resident Elector. If there is more than one registered owner of the property (either as joint tenants or tenants in common) only one individual may, with the written consent of the majority, submit an elector response form.

Notice to Electors

Deadline is 4pm on Monday, July 5, 2021.

Official Documents

Additional Information

Contacts

Regarding SGI Harbours Improvement:
Dale Puskas, Manager, Capital Projects
Tel: 250.474.9648
Email

Regarding the Alternative Approval Process:
Marlene Lagoa, Deputy Corporate Officer
Tel: 250.360.3127
Email