On Saturday, March 26, 2011, qualified electors of Electoral Area 'E' and portions of Electoral Areas 'F' (Peterson Road area) and Electoral Area 'G' (Rivers Edge development area) will be asked to vote on "Nanoose Bay Fire Protection Service Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1616, 2011".
Voters owning property or residing within Electoral Area 'E' and portions of Electoral Areas 'F' and 'G' will be asked if they are in favour of Bylaw No. 1616, which if successful would authorize borrowing up to $3.2 million to demolish the current fire hall and to construct a new fire hall at 2471 Nanoose Road, Nanoose Bay, BC.
Advance voting opportunities for qualified electors in the Nanoose Bay Fire Protection Area will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 and Wednesday, March 23, 2011, between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at Nanoose Place, 2925 Northwest Bay Road, Nanoose Bay, BC.
Qualifications For Voting
Resident Electors: Persons residing within Electoral Area 'E' and portions of Electoral Area 'F' (Peterson Road area) and Electoral Area 'G' (Rivers Edge development area) shall be entitled to vote on the referendum question provided that the following criteria is met:
Non Resident Electors: Persons owning property and not residing within the Nanoose Bay Fire Protection Service Area shall be entitled to vote on the referendum question provided that the following criteria is met:
A person may register as a non-resident property elector in relation to only one parcel of real property within the Nanoose Bay Fire Protection Service Area. If more than one individual is the registered owner of the real property, only one of those individuals may register and the person registering must do so with the written consent of the number of those individuals who, together with the person registering, are a majority of registered owners.
Acceptable identification is specified by regulation and includes a BC Driver's Licence, BC Identification Card, Owner's Certification of Insurance & Vehicle Licence, BC CareCard or BC Gold CareCard, Social Insurance Card, Citizenship Card, Property Tax Notice, credit card or debit card, utility bill (hydro, natural gas, water, telephone or cable).
For further information on the 2011 Nanoose Bay Fire Hall Referendum please contact Maureen Pearse, Chief Election Officer or Jane Armstrong, Deputy Chief Election Officer at 250-390-4111 or toll free at 1-877-607-4111 (Fax 390-4163) or visit our website at www.rdn.bc.ca.