Referendum results

“Are you in favour of the Council of Bowen Island Municipality enacting Bowen Island Municipality Loan Authorization (Main Fire Hall and Emergency Operations Centre) Bylaw No. 441, 2017, which authorizes the Bowen Island Municipality to borrow a sum not to exceed $3,000,000 to construct a new Main Fire
Hall and Emergency Operations Centre? YES or NO”

Official results

Bowen Island Municipality’s Deputy Chief Election Officer, Hope Dallas, has declared the results of the referendum, with 81% of ballot votes cast in favour of Bowen Island Municipal Council adopting Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 441, 2017.

Adoption of the bylaw - which is expected at the next regular Council meeting - will authorize Council to borrow up to 3 million dollars, repayable over a period of 30 years, for the development and construction of a new Fire Hall and Emergency Operations Centre on a portion of the Community Lands on Miller Road.


  • A total of 965 ballots were cast. 81% voted “Yes” and 19% voted “No”.
  • 68 ballots were cast by mail.
  • 143 ballots were cast in the advanced poll.
  • 754 ballots were cast on general voting day.
  • The voter turnout was 32% of 3001 registered voters, which included resident and non-resident property electors.

Determination of Official Election Results

Declaration of Official Election Results

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Hope Dallas
Deputy Chief Election Officer

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