Public notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors for the Strathcona Regional District intends to proceed with final passage and adoption of Bylaw No. 389, being Home Away From Home Service Establishing Bylaw 2020, at its meeting of Wednesday, August 19, 2020 unless at least 10% of the eligible electors for the Regional District submit elector response forms before 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 27, 2020.
Bylaw No. 389 would establish a service for providing short term accommodation for patients and their family members requiring the services of the Campbell River Hospital and authorize the Board to requisition funds for the service provided that the amount to be requisitioned annually does not exceed 2.3 cents per $1,000 of property assessment within the region.
The number of eligible electors within the boundaries of the Strathcona Regional District has been fairly determined to be 33,974 and the number of valid elector response forms required to prevent the adoption of Bylaw No. 389 without first obtaining the assent of the electors by voting is 3,398. Elector response forms must be in the form approved by the Regional District and may be obtained online at www.srd.ca or in person at the Regional District office located at 990 Cedar Street, Campbell River, BC. Only persons who qualify as electors within the Strathcona Regional District are entitled to submit completed elector response forms.
Further information regarding Bylaw No. 389 or this alternative approval process may be obtained by contacting the office of the Strathcona Regional District.