Salmo and Electoral Area G Library Financial Aid Service Bylaw No. 2837, 2022

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) proposes to proceed with the repeal and replacement of Salmo and Portion of Electoral Area G Library Financial Aid Service Bylaw No.791,1999 with Salmo and Electoral Area G Library Financial Aid Service Bylaw No. 2837, 2022.

Purpose:

This bylaw replaces Bylaw 791 as the means by which Electoral Area G and the Village of Salmo fund the Salmo Valley Library. The Bylaw if adopted will expand the service area to include all of Electoral Area G and will require that service participants, the Village of Salmo and Electoral Area G, are requisitioned at the same rate per thousand of assessed value of land and improvements.

Alternative Approval Process (AAP):

Under Section 86 of the Community Charter, approval of the electors within the service area is being obtained by means of AAP. Therefore, eligible electors within the service area opposed to the RDCK adopting Bylaw No. 2837 may petition against the adoption by signing an Elector Response Form.

At least 10% of electors must petition against the proposal prior to the deadline date, which is at least 30 days after the last publication of the Notice, in order to prevent the Board from proceeding with the Bylaw.

Deadline:

The Elector Response Form must be received before 4:30 p.m. on September 5, 2022.

Where to Get More Information:

Read the complete NOTICE.¬†Bylaw 2837 can be viewed on the RDCK website or at the RDCK Office at 202 Lakeside Dr,, Nelson BC. For information regarding the Alternative Approval Process or to request an Elector Response Form, please contact Tom Dool, Chief Elections Officer at 250.352.8173 or [email protected].¬†

For information regarding the proposed changes to the Salmo and Electoral Area G Library Financial Aid Service please contact Electoral Area G Director Hans Cunningham at 250.357.9996 or [email protected] or Mayor Diana Lockwood at 250.357.9257 or [email protected]