Notice to Electors of an Alternative Approval Process
Tranquille Road Street Lighting Upgrade
This notice is to advise electors in the City of Kamloops of the intention to adopt the "Tranquille Road Street Lighting Upgrade Loan Authorization By-law No. 14-1-169". The purpose of the by-law is to borrow an amount not to exceed $2,400,000 to finance the cost to upgrade the street lighting and signalization along a portion of Tranquille Road that will be repaid over a period not to exceed 15 years. It is estimated that the borrowing will result in a tax increase for the average residential property of $4.18 per year. A copy of By-law No. 14-1-169 and a summary of the proposal are available from the Legislative Services Division at City Hall during each business day of the week between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm.
The project will upgrade the street lighting and signalization along 1.8 km of Tranquille Road from Leigh Road to Sydney Avenue. For project details,
Jim McNeely, Streets and Internal Services Manager,
The City of Kamloops proposes to borrow the money and upgrade the street lights and signalization along a portion of Tranquille Road unless, by 4:30 pm on January 28, 2013, at least 10% of the electors in the whole of the City of Kamloops sign an elector response form opposing the implementation of the proposal unless the City of Kamloops holds a vote. The number of elector responses required to prevent the City of Kamloops from proceeding unless a vote is held is estimated to be 6,732. A report respecting the basis on which this determination was made is available upon request from the Legislative Services Division, City Hall.
Alternative Approval Elector Response Forms
Elector responses are required to be submitted to the City of Kamloops on forms that can be obtained during regular business hours from the Legislative Services Division at City Hall; the form may also be downloaded from the main page of the City of Kamloops website at www.kamloops.ca. The only elector response forms that will be accepted by the City of Kamloops are the ones provided by the City of Kamloops, or an accurate copy of the form.
Only electors of the City of Kamloops are eligible to sign the elector response forms. There are two types of electors - resident electors and non-resident property electors.
Resident elector - a person who is a Canadian citizen, is 18 years of age or older, has resided in BC for the previous six months and has resided in the City of Kamloops for the previous 30 days prior to signing an elector response form.
Non-resident property elector - a person who is a Canadian citizen, is 18 years of age or older, has resided in BC for the previous six months and has owned property in the City of Kamloops for the previous 30 days prior to signing an elector response form. Note that only one non-resident property elector may sign an elector response form per property, regardless of how many people own the property.
Resident electors signing the elector response form must provide their full name and address. Non-resident property electors must provide their full name, residential address and the address of the property in relation to which they are entitled to register as a non-resident property elector. The City of Kamloops will not share the information on the form with anyone other than the Corporate Officer, or other person designated by the Corporate Officer.
» Alternative Approval Elector Response Forms
Submissions and Further Information
Signed Alternative Approval Elector Response Forms must be delivered, faxed, or emailed no later than 4:30 pm on January 28, 2013 (postmarks not accepted), to:
Legislative Services Division, City Hall
7 Victoria Street West
Kamloops BC V2C 1A2