Alternative Approval Process for Bylaw 4379, Loan Authorization for Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Local Service Area

The Alternative Approval Process for Bylaw 4379 has closed

Bylaw 4379

At the October 14, 2020 Board meeting of the Capital Regional District ("CRD"), the following bylaw received third reading:

  • Bylaw No. 4379, “Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Facilities Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 5, 2020” to authorize the borrowing of $14,800,000 for acquiring, designing and constructing water distribution facilities in the western communities of the Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Local Service Area

Alternative Approval Process

The CRD may proceed with Bylaw No. 4379 unless at least 6,942 electors within the Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Local Service 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 Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Local Service Area which is comprised of the municipalities of Colwood, Metchosin, Sooke, View Royal, and the portion of Highlands, Langford, and the Juan de Fuca Electoral Area as set out in Bylaw No. 2538, 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, August 30, 2021.

Deadline for Submitting an Electoral Response Form

The deadline for submitting signed elector response forms, in relation to Bylaw No. 4379, to the CRD is 4pm on Monday, August 30, 2021. Forms must be received by the deadline to be counted.

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 within the Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Local Service Area in the CRD 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 within the Juan de Fuca Water Distribution Local Service Area in the CRD 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, August 30, 2021.

Official Documents

Additional Information

Contacts

Regarding Bylaw 4379:
Ted Robbins, General Manager, Integrated Water Services
Tel: 250.360.3061
Email

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