The Regional Board intends to submit the following question and bylaw for vote on Saturday, November 1, 2003:
"Are you in favour of the Regional District of Nanaimo adopting:
Descanso Bay Wharf Service Bylaw No. 1357, 2003, which would:Applications to volunteer to act as scrutineers (not paid positions) for voting with respect to this question, will be received at the offices of the Regional District of Nanaimo at 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, B.C. between 9:00 a.m. October 11, 2003 and 4:00 p.m. October 20, 2003 and during that period, the applications shall only be received during regular office days excluding holidays. Only applications from individuals entitled to vote as electors in the referendum will be considered. Application forms are available at the offices of the Regional District or by [ Click Here ].
- Create a service for the establishment, construction, operation and maintenance of wharf facilities in Electoral Area 'B' (Gabriola Island); and
- Impose an annual tax requisition within the Service Area as follows:
- in the first year following the establishment of the service, the greater of $70,515 or $15.20 per $100,000 of assessment ($0.152 per $1,000) applied to the net taxable value of land and improvements; and
- in the second and subsequent years after adoption of the Bylaw the greater of $7,880 or $1.70 per $100,000 of assessment ($0.017 per $1,000) applied to the net taxable value of land and improvements?"
Interested persons may obtain further information by contacting Carol Mason, Chief Election Officer, or Maureen Pearse, Deputy Chief Election Officer, at 390-4111 or toll free at 1-877-607-4111 (Fax 390-4163) or visit our website at www.rdn.bc.ca.