AAP - Nakusp Museum Financial Contribution Service Establishment

Alternative Approval Process for Nakusp Museum Financial Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw No. 2599, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) proposes establishing a financial contribution service to cover operating expenses for the Nakusp and District Museum by having the RDCK Board adopt "Nakusp Museum Financial Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw No. 2599, 2018".

PURPOSE: The Bylaw if approved will provide a financial contribution service to cover the operating expenses and will enable the Nakusp Museum to hire a staff member for the six months of the year that the museum is open.

AREA: The “Nakusp Museum Financial  Contribution Service Establishment Bylaw No. 2599, 2018.” will include the Village of Nakusp and a portion of Electoral Area K.

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TAXATION IMPLICATIONS:
The forecasted cost for customers in the Village of Nakusp and a portion of Electoral Area K is as follows:

Annual Requisition for the service up to $20,000.

Taxation on Residential Property at $0.054/$1,000
Property assessed at:
$100,000           $  5.40
$300,000           $16.20
$500,000           $27.00

ALTERNATIVE APPROVAL PROCESS:  
Under Section 86 of the Community Charter, approval of the electors within the Village of Nakusp and a Portion of Electoral Area K is being obtained by means of the Alternative Approval Process.  Therefore, eligible electors within the service area opposed to the RDCK establishing a financial contribution service for the Nakusp Museum may petition against the adoption of Bylaw No. 2599 by signing an Elector Response Form.

At least 10% of electors must petition against the proposal prior to the deadline date, which is at least 30 days after the last publication of this Notice, in order to prevent the Board from proceeding with the Bylaw without the approval of the electors.

ELECTOR RESPONSE FORM: 
The Elector Response Form must be in the form established by the Board of Directors and is available from Regional District of Central Kootenay in Nelson, BC at 202 Lakeside Drive during regular office hours or click here for the Elector Response form.

WHO MAY SIGN THE ELECTOR RESPONSE FORM:
Electors, either resident or owning property, within the boundaries of the “Nakusp Museum Financial Contribution Service  Area” are the only persons entitled to sign the Elector Response Form.  An elector is a person who meets the  requirements and qualifications defined by the Local Government Act as described in detail on the Elector Response Form.  The Board of Directors has resolved that a fair estimate of the total number of electors in the subject area is 1762.  Accordingly, pursuant to Section 86(1)(c) of the Community Charter, 177 or more electors must sign the Elector Response Form to prevent the Board from proceeding without the approval of the electors.

DEADLINE:  The Elector Response Form must be received by the undersigned before 4:30 p.m. on August 13, 2018.

If you have any questions regarding this proposal or would like to request an Elector Response Form, please contact:

Angela Lund
Deputy Corporate Officer
Telephone: (250) 352-8160 Toll Free: 1-800-268-7325
Email: alund@rdck.bc.ca

Click here for Information on the Alternative Approval Process.

The content on this page was last updated June 27 2018 at 4:47 PM