Pool upgrades passed by CRD residents; city votes still to come

Results from the Cariboo Region District elections:

  • Nov. 15, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Results from the Cariboo Region District elections are as follow, including the pool referendum, which was voted in favour of by CRD residents. City votes are still to come.

ELECTORAL AREA ‘A’

Ted Armstrong – 241

Cory Delves – 174

Susan MacNeill – 220

 

ELECTORAL AREA ‘B’

Jerry Bruce – 264

Heloise Dixon-Warren – 151

 

ELECTORAL AREA ‘D’

Penny Daffurn – 96

Steve Forseth – 138

Blaine Wiggins – 121

 

ELECTORAL AREA ‘E’

Byron Kemp – 324

Phyllis Webstad – 141

 

ELECTORAL AREA ‘I’

Dylan Cash – 111

Jim Glassford – 101

 

ELECTORAL AREA ‘K’

Betty Anderson – 38

Geraldine Charleyboy – 11

Melynda Neufeld – 5

North Cariboo HandyDART Referendum

Are you in favour of the adoption of Bylaw No. 4917, which would increase the maximum annual taxation for a contribution toward the cost of HandyDART transit services in rural areas to the greater of $70,000 or an amount raised by applying a tax rate of $0.07233/$1,000 to the net taxable value of land and improvements in the service area? (Based on 2014 assessed values, this translates to a maximum residential rate of $7.03/$100,000 to the net taxable assessed value of improvements.)

Yes: 877

No: 346

Sam Ketcham Pool Renovations Referendum

On Saturday, November 15, 2014, qualified electors within the Central Cariboo Recreation and Leisure Services Area will be voting on the following question:

Are you in favour of the Cariboo Regional District adopting Bylaws 4906 and 4907, which will authorize the borrowing of up to $10 million over 20 years and increase the Central Cariboo Recreation and Leisure Services annual taxation limit to a maximum of the greater of $3,500,000 or $1.98/$1,000 of assessed value of land and improvements, to provide for the upgrade and renovation of the pool and amenities at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex? (Based on 2014 assessed values, the estimated annual cost to undertake this borrowing and operate the upgraded pool translates to a residential tax rate increase of approximately $40/$100,000. The new taxation limit for recreation services of $3,500,000 translates to a residential tax rate of $148/$100,000 of the net taxable assessed value of land and improvements.)

The numbers provided below include eligible votes from the fringe areas of Electoral Areas D, E and F and do not include the numbers from the City of Williams Lake. As soon as the Williams Lake numbers are available, they will be provided.

Yes: 619

No: 330