Are you in favour of Council having the authority, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2026, to borrow an aggregate $159,475,000 for the following purposes?
A. Renewal, maintenance, and upgrades of parks
To provide for renewal, ongoing capital maintenance, renovations or other upgrades of parks, park buildings and features within parks such as the seawall, pathways, playgrounds, playfields, and sport courts.
B. Renewal and upgrades of public safety and other civic facilities
To provide for replacement, renewal or rehabilitation of public safety and other civic facilities, including the Downtown South Fire Hall, Animal Shelter, and/or other civic facility projects.
C. Emerging climate adaptation priorities
To provide for additional replacement, renewal, or upgrade of infrastructure in response to climate change to withstand current and future risks associated with natural hazards; such as seawall reconstruction, urban canopy other climate adaptation projects.
D. Senior government partnership and/or other emerging priorities
To provide for the City’s share of funding to leverage senior government and partner funding in the areas of transportation, community facilities, parks, civic facilities and technology, and/or other emerging priorities.
Alert If this question receives the assent of the electors, Council has the power, without further assent of the electors, to pass by-laws, as and when Council considers appropriate, to borrow money for the projects described up to $159,475,000.