Alternative Approval Process for Bylaw 4325, Establishment of a Community Safety Service on Salt Spring Island

The Capital Regional District ("CRD") Board proposes to adopt Bylaw 4325, “Salt Spring Island Community Safety Service Establishing Bylaw No. 1, 2019”. The new Salt Spring Island Community Safety Service is proposed to assist, administer, promote, organize, implement, and monitor community safety initiatives and programs in the Salt Spring lsland Electoral Area.

Official Results

At the close of the deadline date of December 9, 2019 for receipt of elector responses, it was determined that 1850 elector response forms had been accepted.  A copy of the Corporate Officer’s Certification of the results is provided.  As this represents more than 10% of registered voters, elector approval by alternative approval process has not been obtained.

Alternative Approval Process

The CRD Board may proceed to adopt Bylaw 4325 unless at least 910 electors (or greater than 10% of registered voters), indicate by signing an Elector Response Form that the Board must obtain the assent of the electors by voting (referendum) before proceeding. This Alternative Approval Process applies to qualified electors within the Salt Spring Island Electoral Area. Read more >>

Elector response forms may also be obtained at the following CRD offices, from 8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays):

  • Legislative Services
    625 Fisgard Street, 5th Floor,
    Victoria, BC, V8W 1R7
  • SSI Administration
    108-121 McPhillips Avenue,
    Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2T6

Deadline for Submitting an Electoral Response Form

Signed elector response forms must be completed and returned before 4pm on December 9, 2019. The form may be delivered to the CRD offices listed above or mailed to those same offices, provided the form is received prior to the submission deadline.

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 Salt Spring Island Electoral Area of the Capital Regional District 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 Salt Spring Island Electoral Area of the Capital Regional District 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.

Documents

Contacts

Regarding Bylaw 4325:

Karla Campbell, Senior Manager, SSI Administration
Tel: 250.538.4300
Email

Regarding the Alternative Approval Process:

Legislative Services
Tel: 250.360.3024
Email