Assent Voting

On October 15, 2022, the City of Vernon will hold assent voting (referendum) in conjunction with the General Local Election.

What is Assent Voting?

Assent voting is used to obtain the approval of the electors of a municipality so the municipal council may proceed with proposed bylaws, agreements or other matters required or authorized under the Community Charter or Local Government Act.

What is the question that will appear on the ballot?

"Are you in favour of "Active Living Centre Loan Authorization Bylaw 5908" which would authorize the Corporation of the City of Vernon to borrow up to $121 million dollars, with interest, over a period not exceeding 30 years in order to finance the construction of an Active Living Centre to be located at 3501 43rd Avenue?