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Proposed Miworth Community Facilities Service Establishment

General Voting Day 
Saturday October 15, 2022 – Miworth Community Hall, 13510 Flint Rd, Prince George, BC

Advance Voting Day 
Wednesday October 5, 2022 – Miworth Community Hall, 13510 Flint Rd, Prince George, BC

Eligible voters will be asked to consider:

  • establishment of the Miworth Communtiy Facilities Service within the participating area of Electoral Area C (see map)
  • approving a maximum annual tax requisition limit of the greater of $35,000 or the product obtained by applying a property value tax rate of $.00029 against the net taxable value of land and improvements within the service area

Miworth Community Facilities Service Establishment Bylaw No. 3271
Notice of Voting
Further Information
Community Meeting Brochure

 

Voting Eligibility 

The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George has same day voter registration.

You may be eligible to vote as a resident elector.

Resident Electors will be required to produce two (2) pieces of identification (at least one with a signature). Picture identification is not necessary. The documentation must prove both residency and identity.

You will be required to make a declaration that you are:

  • 18 years of age or older on general voting day for the election
  • a Canadian Citizen
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration:
    • General Vote October 15, 2022 (April 15, 2022)
    • Advance Vote October 5, 2022 (April 5, 2022)
  • a resident of the voting jurisdiction for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration:
    • General Vote October 15, 2022 (September 15, 2022)
    • Advance Vote October 5, 2022 (September 5, 2022)
  • not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law from voting

If you own property within the voting jurisdiction but do not reside within the voting jurisdiction, you may be eligible to vote as a non-resident property elector.

Non-Resident Property Electors will be required to produce two (2) pieces of identification (at least one with a signature) to prove identity (picture identification is not necessary), proof that they are entitled to register in relation to the property (examples are tax notice, state of title certificate) and, if there is more than one owner of the property, written consent from the majority of the property owners.

Voters are encouraged to have the written consent form completed and signed prior to voting day.  You will be required to submit this form to vote as a non-resident property elector.

You will be required to make a declaration that you are:

  • not eligible to register as a resident elector
  • 18 years of age or older on general voting day for the election
  • a Canadian Citizen
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least 6 months immediately before the day of registration:
    • General Vote October 15, 2022 (April 15, 2022)
    • Advance Vote October 5, 2022 (April 5, 2022)
  • a registered owner of the real property within the voting jurisdiction for at least 30 days immediately before the day of registration:
    • General Vote October 15, 2022 (September 15, 2022)
    • Advance Vote October 5, 2022 (September 5, 2022)
  • a registered owner not holding the property in trust for a corporation or another trust
  • not disqualified by the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law from voting

Non-Resident Property Electors may not vote more than once within a voting jurisdiction regardless of the number of properties owned.

Classes of documents that may be accepted as evidence of identification are:

  • BC Driver's Licence
  • BC Identification Card
  • BC Care Card
  • BC Gold Care Card
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Canadian Passport
  • Property Tax Notice
  • Certificate of Canadian Citizenship
  • Government Issued Military Identification Card
  • Firearms Possession and Acquisition Licence
  • Certificate of Indian Status
  • Current Utility Bill – Containing Elector's Name and Address
  • Owners Certificate of Insurance and Vehicle Licence (issued by ICBC)
  • Other documents sufficient to satisfy the Chief Election Officer

Note: Combination BC Services Card and BC Driver's Licence only count as one document

 

Mail Ballot Voting

Mail Ballot Voting is available to qualified resident and non-resident electors. If you receive a mail ballot, you are not able to vote in person.

Before 12:00 noon on October 7, 2022 you must submit your completed Mail Ballot Application Form and, if applicable, a completed Non-Resident Property Electors Consent Form to the Regional District main office by mail, fax or email (see contact information below).

The Regional District will send out mail ballot packages commencing on Tuesday September 20, 2022. To be counted for the election, your mail ballot must be received by the Chief Election Officer by 5:00 pm on Wednesday October 12, 2022 but will be accepted by the Chief Election Officer up to 8:00 pm on Saturday October 15, 2022. 

It is the responsibility of the person applying to vote by mail ballot to ensure that the ballot is received by this date and time.

 

Contact Information

Karla Jensen, Chief Election Officer
Dayna Hegel, Deputy Chief Election Officer
250-960-4400 (1-800-667-1959)
election@rdffg.bc.ca