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:
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.
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