Assent Voting - Electoral Area "F" Mosquito Control

ASSENT VOTING HAS NOW CLOSED

Electors within Electoral Area “F” are advised of the Regional District of North Okanagan’s (RDNO) intention to adopt Electoral Area “F” Mosquito Control Service Establishment Bylaw No. 2973, 2023. 

To view a map of Electoral Area "F" boundaries click here.

If adopted, Bylaw No. 2973 will authorize the RDNO to establish a service to provide a mosquito control service to the residents of Electoral Area “F”, with a focus on mosquito breeding sites along the Shuswap River near the communities of Kingfisher, Ashton Creek, Grindrod and Mara.

On January 10, 2024, the following voting opportunities were endorsed for the Electoral Area “F” Mosquito Control Service Establishment Assent Voting:

  • General Voting Day                            Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Advance Voting Day 1                        Wednesday, February 21, 2024
  • Advance Voting Day 2                        Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Qualified electors within Electoral Area “F” will be asked to vote on the following question. 

“Are you in favour of the Regional District of North Okanagan adopting “Electoral Area “F” Mosquito Control Service Establishment Bylaw No. 2973, 2023”, which would establish a service within the boundary of Electoral Area “F” to control mosquito larval habitats within specific areas of the Shuswap River floodplain to prevent the spread of mosquitos; which if approved will result in an annual requisition to not exceed the greater of $289,000 or $0.17 per $1,000 of net taxable value of land and improvements.”

Official notice of assent voting will be issued in accordance with the Local Government Act.

For additional information on the proposed project please visit the Mosquito Control Initiative page