Local Government Elections 2011 - Referendum Results
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Abbotsford City Are you in favour of the City of Abbotsford developing a new water supply source at Stave Lake (consisting of a water intake in Stave Lake, a pump station, a water treatment plant and a water transmission line from the Stave Lake to the City of Abbotsford) to ensure that the current and long term water needs of the City of Abbotsford are met by: the City entering into a partnering agreement with a private sector partner that will design, build, partially finance and operate a water supply and distribution system from Stave Lake for up to thirty (30) years, incurring a maximum capital cost and liability to the City of TWO HUNDRED AND NINETY-ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($291,000,000) of which up to $61,000,000 will be paid for through a federal contribution; and Abbotsford City Council adopting Bylaw No. 2105-2011, “Stave Lake Water System Loan Authorization Bylaw, 2011” to authorize the borrowing by the City of the remaining TWO HUNDRED AND THIRTY MILLION DOLLARS ($230,000,000), for up to thirty (30) years, for the capital cost of constructing the water supply and distribution system from Stave Lake? 8119 23649 NO 2011-11-19 22:24:16
Bowen Island Island Municipality Do you support the creation of a National Park Reserve on Bowen Island? 901 1089 NO 2011-11-20 00:52:21
Burnaby City Burnaby Lake Regional Nature Park The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 21.47 acres (8.68 hectares) located in the northeast region of Burnaby. Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within Burnaby Lake Regional Nature Park? 25831 1595 YES 2011-11-19 21:19:35
Burnaby City Burnaby South Memorial Park The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 1.50 acres (0.61 hectares) located in the southeast region of Burnaby. Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within Burnaby South Memorial Park? 24461 2435 YES 2011-11-19 21:19:35
Burnaby City Burrard Inlet Conservation Lands* The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 5.49 acres (2.22 hectares) located in the northeast region of Burnaby. Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within Burrard Inlet Conservation Lands? 25217 2666 YES 2011-11-19 21:19:35
Burnaby City Confederation Park The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 18.73 acres (7.58 hectares) located in the northwest region of Burnaby. Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within Confederation Park? 26117 2173 YES 2011-11-19 21:19:35
Burnaby City Cumberland Place Conservation Lands* The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 4.62 acres (1.87 hectares) located in the southeast region of Burnaby. Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within Cumberland Place Conservation Lands? 24106 3028 YES 2011-11-19 21:19:35
Burnaby City Deer Lake Park The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 6.27 acres (2.54 hectares) located in the central region of Burnaby. Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within Deer Lake Park? 26927 1731 YES 2011-11-19 21:19:35
Burnaby City New Haven Conservation Lands* The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 7.66 acres (3.09 hectares) located in the southwest region of Burnaby. Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within New Haven Conservation Lands? 24030 3160 YES 2011-11-19 21:19:35
Burnaby City Still Creek Conservation Lands* The proposed dedication is an area of approximately 3.41 acres (1.38 hectares) located in the northwest region of Burnaby. Do you agree to the dedication of the subject lands within Still Creek Conservation Lands? 25334 2556 YES 2011-11-19 21:19:35
Capital Regional District Galiano Island Community Use Building Referendum - Galiano Island Community Use Building Service Area within the Southern Gulf Islands Electoral Area (Galiano, Retreat, Wise, Parker and Gossip Islands) Are you in favour of the Capital Regional District Board adopting both of the following bylaws: a) Bylaw No. 3792, “Galiano Island Community Use Building Service Establishment Bylaw No. 2, 2011” authorizing the Capital Regional District to establish a service to provide a library, community and local government use building and to raise a maximum annual requisition of the greater of ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100,100.00) or $0.165 per ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) of taxable land and improvements for the purpose of funding the capital and operating costs of the service; and b) Bylaw No. 3793, “Galiano Island Community Use Building Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 2, 2011” authorizing the Capital Regional District to borrow an amount not to exceed SEVEN HUNDRED THIRTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($730,000.00) for the purpose of paying the net costs of planning, designing, constructing and equipping a new library, community and local government use building on Galiano Island. YES or NO? 482 446 YES 2011-11-20 13:09:49
Central Okanagan Regional District “Are you in favour of the Regional District of Central Okanagan adopting Bylaw No. 1294 to establish a service area within a portion of Central Okanagan West Electoral Area to operate and maintain the Killiney Community Hall, at an annual cost not to exceed $0.05 per $1000 of assessed value of land and improvements on properties within the service area?” 174 109 YES 2011-11-19 20:52:53
Coldstream District Are you in favour of the Council of the District of Coldstream adopting Bylaw No. 1590, 2011 to authorize the borrowing of up to $1,335,320 to construct a new Mechanic Shop, address environmental concerns, WorkSafe BC standards, and works yard site improvements? 1432 948 YES 2011-11-19 22:56:13
Cowichan Valley Regional District "Are you in favour of the Board of the CVRD adopting "CVRD Bylaw No. 3539 – Mill Bay/Malahat Historical Society Annual Financial Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw, 2011", which would authorize the CVRD to provide the Mill Bay/Malahat Historical Society with an annual financial contribution of up to $15,000 per year to assist the Society with costs associated with the collection, preservation, restoration and presentation of historical artifacts and archives of Mill Bay/Malahat and the surrounding South Cowichan area with an estimated maximum cost to residential property owners (with a residential property assessed at $100,000) of $1.54 per annum"? YES or NO? 709 252 YES 2011-11-19 23:40:42
Cowichan Valley Regional District "Are you in favour of locating the South Cowichan Eco Depot recycling and household waste collection facility at 3224 Cameron Taggart Road "? YES or NO? 1451 2669 NO 2011-11-19 23:40:42
Cowichan Valley Regional District "Are you in favour of the Board of the CVRD adopting "CVRD Bylaw No. 3542 – North Oyster Fire Halls Debt Repayment Service Establishment Bylaw, 2011" and "CVRD Bylaw No. 3543 – North Oyster Fire Halls Construction Loan Authorization Bylaw, 2011", which would authorize the CVRD to create a debt repayment service and borrow up to $3,030,000 for a 20 year period to finance the design and construction of two Fire Halls to serve the North Oyster Fire Halls Debt Repayment Service Area within a portion of Electoral Area H – North Oyster/Diamond with a maximum requisition amount of $240,000 per year, which corresponds to an annual parcel tax of no more than $248.96."? YES or NO? 251 348 NO 2011-12-01 09:43:50
Cranbrook City Are you in favour of Council adopting Water Meter Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 3732, 2011 to borrow upon the credit of the municipality a sum not exceeding Seven Million Seven Hundred Seventy-Eight Thousand Five Hundred ($7,778,500) Dollars to be repaid over a period not exceeding 15 years for the purpose of funding the acquisition and installation of water meters to properties in the City of Cranbrook? 722 4140 NO 2011-11-20 01:57:15
Esquimalt Township Are you in favour of the Township of Esquimalt adopting amendments to Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 2646 and Zoning Bylaw No. 2050 that would facilitate development of Phase One of the Esquimalt Village Plan which would include a mix of residential, commercial and civic uses in two buildings, one of which may be up to 12 storeys in height, on the site of the old municipal hall and old public works yard? 1510 690 YES 2011-11-19 20:51:54
Fort St. John City “Are you in favour of the City of Fort St. John continuing to fluoridate its water supply?” • YES • NO 1510 1102 YES 2011-11-19 19:54:42
Grand Forks City Are you in favour of the City of Grand Forks Council adopting the City of Grand Forks Emergency Water Supply for Fire Protection Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1922, 2011 to authorize the borrowing of a maximum of one million and three hundred thousand dollars ($1,300,000) for emergency water supply for fire protection, using a 25 year debt term. 791 377 YES 2011-11-19 23:30:35
Grand Forks City Are you in favour of the City of Grand Forks Council adopting the City of Grand Forks Capital Renewal Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1923, 2011 to authorize the borrowing of a maximum of four million and two hundred thousand dollars ($4,200,000) for the capital renewal of road, water and sewer infrastructure, using a 25 year debt term. 855 320 YES 2011-11-19 23:30:35
Kimberley City Are you in favour of the City of Kimberley adopting Bylaw No. 2429, "The SunMine Project Loan Authorization Bylaw, No. 2429, 2011" to authorize the City to borrow an amount up to Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) to construct the SunMine Project - a Grid-Connected Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant with a 1 Mega Watt Peak (MWp) capacity? 2114 646 YES 2011-11-20 02:04:10
Kootenay Boundary Regional District Do you support the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary adopting Bylaw No. 1477, being a bylaw to increase the annual requisition limit from two hundred seventy thousand dollars ($270,000) to three hundred fifty-five thousand dollars ($355,000) per annum? 39 178 NO 2011-11-19 23:32:36
Kootenay Boundary Regional District Do you support the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary adopting Bylaw No. 1476, being a bylaw to establish a cemetery service in Electoral Area ‘C’ with a maximum requisition limit of seventy thousand dollars ($70,000) per annum? 77 305 NO 2011-11-19 23:32:36
Kootenay Boundary Regional District Do you support the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary adopting Bylaw No. 1478, being a bylaw to authorize the borrowing of funds in the amount of one million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000) and Bylaw No. 1479, being a bylaw to increase the requisition limit from five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) to six hundred fifty thousand dollars ($650,000) per annum? 969 1045 NO 2011-11-19 23:32:36
Kootenay Boundary Regional District Do you support the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary adopting Bylaw No. 1487, being a bylaw to establish a fire protection service in Electoral Area ‘E’ (Rock Creek) with a maximum requisition limit of one hundred sixty thousand dollars ($160,000) per annum and Bylaw No. 1488, being a bylaw to authorize the borrowing of funds in the amount of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000)? 128 140 NO 2011-11-19 23:32:36
Lake Cowichan Town Do you want the Town to continue with the fluoridation of the drinking water supply? 147 335 NO 2011-11-20 00:09:08
Metchosin District Detached Secondary Suites Opinion Question: “Are you in favour of allowing detached secondary suites where all of the following conditions can be met: • Maximum suite size of 70 m2 (753 ft2); • Lots are 0.8 ha (1.98 acres) or larger; and • The detached suite is located at least 15 m (49.2 feet) from all property lines and a maximum distance of 15 m from the principal dwelling?" Yes No 968 887 YES 2011-11-20 01:12:15
Oliver Town “Do you approve Council of the Town of Oliver adopting Road Capital Loan Authorization Bylaw 1302, which will authorize Council to borrow a sum not to exceed $2,500,000 for the reconstruction of roads and construction of new sidewalks and walkways including planning, studying, designing and construction within the boundaries of the Town of Oliver for the following projects: re-construction of 350th Avenue (Hwy 97 to 103rd Street), sidewalk construction on 350th Avenue (107th Street to 119th Street) and construction of a walkway on east side of the Okanagan River (350th Avenue to approximately 1.3km north). Yes or No?” 501 981 NO 2011-11-19 20:54:08
Parksville City Are you in favour of the City of Parksville adopting Parkland Disposal and Exchange Bylaw No. 1475, 2011 to remove park dedication from the property at 1275 Island Highway East known as the Parksville and District Visitor Centre, in exchange for dedicating new parkland at 1245 Island Highway East, known as the Craig Heritage Park Museum and Archives? 2560 497 YES 2011-11-19 21:11:02
Port Moody City Should the opportunity be presented in future, are you in favour of the development of a casino in Port Moody? 1572 3676 NO 2011-11-22 13:49:27
Sechelt District NON-BINDING REFERENDUM"Are you in favour of District of Sechelt Council adopting bylaws to permit the processing of sturgeon and sturgeon roe, on site at 7333 Sechelt Inlet Road, pursuant to the application submitted by Target Marine Hatcheries Ltd? [ ] Yes [ ] No" 2687 663 YES 2011-11-19 23:35:03
Telkwa Village "Are you in favour of the Village of Telkwa borrowing a sum not exceeding one million dollars to finance the purchase and renovation of the North West Premium Meat Co-op building and lands at 1415 Hankin Avenue and adjacent Lots 7,8,9 Block C." 111 181 NO 2011-11-19 21:29:01
Vancouver City 1. COMMUNITY FACILITIES AND PARKS This question seeks authority to borrow funds to be used in carrying out the basic capital works program with respect to Community Facilities and Parks. Are you in favour of Council having the authority, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2014 to borrow an aggregate $65,800,000 for the following purposes? A. Community Facilities To provide for major maintenance, upgrading or replacement of existing community facilities, such as libraries, recreation facilities, cultural facilities, affordable housing, social facilities and childcare centres, that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements, and provision of new community facilities to serve Vancouver’s growing population $58,600,000 B. Parks To provide for major maintenance, upgrading or replacement of existing parks and features within parks, such as pathways, playgrounds and playfields, that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements $7,200,000 Total $65,800,000 If this question receives the assent of the electors, Council has the power, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws, as and when Council considers appropriate, to borrow money for the projects described up to $65,800,000. 88642 40094 YES 2011-11-24 12:56:22
Vancouver City 2. TRANSPORTATION This question seeks authority to borrow funds to be used in carrying out the basic capital works program with respect to Transportation. Are you in favour of Council having the authority, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2014 to borrow an aggregate $66,300,000 for the following purposes? A. Street and Bridge Infrastructure To provide for major maintenance and reconstruction of the street and lane networks, and to undertake major maintenance of bridges and other structures $41,150,000 B. Transit and Safety Improvements To provide for modifications to the arterial and neighbourhood transportation networks, and to expand and make safety improvements to the system of greenways and cycle routes $8,500,000 C. Street Lighting, Traffic Signals and Communications Systems To provide for major maintenance, replacement and expansion of the street lighting, traffic signal and communications systems that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements $16,650,000 Total $66,300,000 If this question receives the assent of the electors, Council has the power, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws, as and when Council considers appropriate, to borrow money for the projects described up to $66,300,000. 87517 40740 YES 2011-11-24 12:56:22
Vancouver City 3. PUBLIC SAFETY AND CIVIC FACILITIES This question seeks authority to borrow funds to be used in carrying out the basic capital works program with respect to Public Safety and Civic Facilities. Are you in favour of Council having the authority, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2014 to borrow an aggregate $47,700,000 for the following purposes? A. Public Safety Facilities To provide for major maintenance, upgrading or replacement of existing public safety facilities, such as fire halls and police buildings, that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements $13,200,000 B. Civic Facilities To provide for major maintenance, upgrading or replacement of existing civic facilities and infrastructure, such as information technology systems, civic offices and maintenance yards, that are beyond economical repair or no longer meet operational requirements $34,500,000 Total $47,700,000 If this question receives the assent of the electors, Council has the power, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws, as and when Council considers appropriate, to borrow money for the projects described up to $47,700,000. 81065 47124 YES 2011-11-24 12:56:22
Williams Lake City THE COST TO ADD FLUORIDE TO THE CITY'S WATER SYSTEM IS INCREASING FROM $22,000 PER YEAR TO APPROXIMATELY $94,000 PER YEAR. ARE YOU IN FAVOUR OF THE CITY CONTINUING TO ADD FLUORIDE TO ITS WATER SUPPLY? YES _____ NO _____ 970 2453 NO 2011-11-19 20:42:59