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File #: 22-465    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Report Status: Carried
File created: 7/6/2022 In control: Electoral Areas Committee
On agenda: 7/13/2022 Final action: 7/13/2022
Title: Salt Spring Island Establishment of Local Community Commission
Attachments: 1. Staff Report: SSI Local Community Commission, 2. Appendix A: Bylaw No. 4507 - LCC Establishment, 3. Appendix B: Synopsis of Bylaw No. 4507, 4. Appendix C: Bylaw No. 4508 - LCC Delegation

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Salt Spring Island Establishment of Local Community Commission

 

Recommendation

The Electoral Areas Committee recommends to the Capital Regional District Board that:

1. Bylaw No. 4507, “Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Establishment Bylaw No. 1, 2022”, be introduced and read a first, second, and third time;

2. That CRD staff be directed to implement the elector approval process by way of referendum;

3. That Kristen Morley be appointed Chief Election Officer with the power to appoint one or more Deputy Chief Election Officer(s);

4. That the wording of the referendum question for the purposes of the ballot shall be as follows:

Are you in favour of the Capital Regional District (CRD) Board adopting Bylaw No. 4507, “Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Establishment Bylaw No. 1, 2022”, authorizing the establishment of a local community commission for the Salt Spring Island Electoral Area, to be comprised of four elected commissioners and the Electoral Area Director, to oversee and advise on economic development, wastewater disposal, community parks and recreation, small craft harbour facilities, transit and transportation, street lighting, grants-in-aid, compensation for livestock injured by dogs, and the contribution services for arts, public library, and search and rescue?

YES or NO?

5. That general voting be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022, with Advance Voting opportunities held on dates and voting places to be determined by the Chief Election Officer;

6. That the synopsis of Bylaw No. 4507, attached as Appendix B, be approved for advertising purposes.

7. That Bylaw No. 4508, “Salt Spring Island Local Community Commission Delegation Bylaw No. 1, 2022”, be introduced and read a first, second, and third time.

(NWA)