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Foothills Boulevard Landfill Biogas Purchase Agreement Authorization Bylaw No. 3132, 2019

Notice

Bylaw 3132

Determination of Total Number of Electors for Purposes of an Alternative Approval Process

Biogas Purchase Agreement Backgrounder

Elector Response Form

Who is Eligible to Participate in an AAP?

Anyone who qualifies as a resident elector or non-resident property elector within the area affected by the subject matter of the AAP may participate.  In order to qualify as an elector a person:

  • must be 18 years of age or older
  • must be a Canadian citizen
  • must be a resident of British Columbia for at least the last 6 months
  • must be a resident of, or registered owner of real property within, the area affected by the AAP for at least the last 30 days
  • must not be disqualified from voting by the Local Government Act or any other legislation

A person may not petition against the subject matter of an AAP more than once.  In addition, corporations are not entitled to participate in an AAP.

How do I participate in the AAP?

Electors wishing to register their opposition to the proposal must submit their Elector Response Form to the General Manager of Legislative and Corporate Services, 155 George Street, Prince George, BC V2L 1P8, Fax: (250) 563-7520,  Email: elections@rdffg.bc.ca no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 2, 2019. Faxed or emailed forms are acceptable but the original must be submitted as soon as reasonably possible after electronic submission sent.

Hard copies of the forms are available at the following locations:

Regional District of Fraser-Fort George, 155 George Street, Prince George, BC
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
Bear Lake Community Commission, 353 Grizzly Avenue, Bear Lake, BC V0J 3G0
Office Hours: Hours of operation: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Mon, Wed, Fri)
 
Village of McBride, 100 Robson Centre, McBride, BC
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Village of Valemount, 735 Cranberry Lake Road, Valemount, BC
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
District of Mackenzie, 1 Mackenzie Boulevard, Mackenzie, BC
Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Electors wishing to register their support for a proposal need not take any action…the absence of a response is deemed to indicate support for the proposal.

How do I complete the elector response form?

If qualifying as a resident elector please complete Part 1 of the form only. If qualifying as a non-resident property elector, please also complete Part 2 of the form.

Note: a person cannot qualify as a non-resident property elector if they qualify as a resident elector

In order to ensure that your elector response form is counted as valid please note the following:

  • Use your full legal name rather than abbreviations, initials or common (usual) names.
    • Example:  use Jonathan William Smith instead of J.W. Smith or John Smith or John W. Smith
  • Use your full residential address including name of city/town, etc.  Do not use PO Box number or other mailing address if different from the location of your home.
  • Sign and date the form.
  • Once the form has been completed it must be submitted to the General Manager of Legislative and Corporate Services no later than 5:00 p.m. July 2, 2019.  Forms may be submitted:
    • In Person - Regional District Main Office – 155 George Street, Prince George, BC
    • Via Mail - Regional District of Fraser-Fort George Attn: GM Legislative and Corporate Services, 155 George Street, Prince George, BC V2L 1P8
    • Via Email or Via Facsimile - elections@rdffg.bc.ca  Fax (250) 563-7520 original to be submitted as soon as reasonably possible after electronic submission sent.
  • Elector responses may only be made on the prescribed form, or an accurate copy of it, and must include all of the required information.

What happens after the response deadline?

Following the response deadline the Regional District’s corporate officer must determine and certify whether or not assent of the electors has been obtained.

If the number of valid responses meets or exceeds the required minimum number the Regional District must seek elector assent by voting before it may proceed with the bylaw or other matter which was the subject of the AAP.

If the number of valid responses is less than the required minimum number the Regional District is deemed to have received assent of the electors and may proceed with the bylaw or other matter which was the subject of the AAP.

Elector response forms received after the deadline will not be considered in the official count.

Further Questions?

Further information regarding the Alternate Approval Process may be obtained by contacting the General Manager of Legislative and Corporate Services (250) 960-4400 or elections@rdffg.bc.ca.