Holding of a register – Loan by-laws 2621, 2623, 2624, 2625, 2626

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HOLDING OF A REGISTER FOR QUALIFIED VOTERS ENTITLED TO HAVE THEIR NAMES ENTERED ON THE REFERENDUM LIST FOR THE CITY OF CÔTE SAINT-LUC.

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that:

  1. At its Regular Meeting of January 15, 2024, the Côte Saint-Luc City Council adopted the following by-laws:

    By-law 2621 to be entitled: “By-law 2621 authorizing a loan of $3,559,000, including professional fees, for the resurfacing of roads and sidewalk repairs at various locations belonging to the City of Côte Saint-Luc”, on a term of twenty (20) years;

    By-law 2623 entitled: “By-law 2623 authorizing a loan of $1,187,000, including professional fees, for roof reconstruction and building envelope restoration at the Aquatic and Community Centre building situated at 5794 Parkhaven Avenue”, on a term of ten (10) years;

    By-law 2624 entitled: “By-law 2624 authorizing a loan of $117,000, including professional fees, for the purchase and replacement of a backstop at baseball field T3 (cage) at Trudeau Park situated at 6975 Mackle Road in the City of Côte Saint-Luc”, on a term of five (5) years;

    By-law 2625 entitled: “By-law 2625 authorizing a loan of $188,000 for the purchase of vehicles and equipment”, on a term of ten (10) years;

    By-law 2626 entitled: “By-law 2626 authorizing a loan of $839,000 for the purchase of heavy vehicles and heavy vehicle equipment”, on a term of fifteen (15) years.
  2. The objects of the proposed loan by-laws are as follows:
    • By-law 2621: the resurfacing of roads and sidewalk repairs at various locations belonging to the City of Côte Saint-Luc;
    • By-law 2623: for roof reconstruction and building envelope restoration at the Aquatic and Community Centre building situated at 5794 Parkhaven Avenue;
    • By-law 2624: the purchase and replacement of a backstop at baseball field T3 (cage) at Trudeau Park situated at 6975 Mackle Road in the City of Côte Saint-Luc;
    • By-law 2625: the purchase of vehicles and equipment; and
    • By-law 2626: the purchase of heavy vehicles and heavy vehicle equipment.
  3. Each of the loan by-laws shall be charged to taxpayers on the whole territory of the Municipality of Côte Saint-Luc;
  4. Qualified voters entitled to have their names entered on the referendum list for the City of Côte Saint-Luc may request to have the aforementioned by-laws submitted to a referendum. Such request must be made in writing and it must include the following information: The number and title of the by-law for which the request is made, the qualified voter’s name, address, title and signature. A copy of one of the following documents must be included with the request: health-insurance card, driver’s licence, Canadian passport, Certificate of Indian status, or Canadian Forces Identification Card. If the name of the person is not already on the list of qualified voters entitled to be entered on the referendum list of the City, the request must also include a document attesting its right to be entered;
  5. The Register for these by-laws will be open, uninterrupted, on Monday, February 5, 2024, Tuesday, February 6, 2024, Wednesday, February 7, 2024 and Thursday, February 8, 2024, between 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the office of the City Clerk located at 5801 Cavendish Boulevard;
  6. The number of signatures needed to require that a referendum poll be held for the by-laws is 2,251. If this number is not reached, the by-laws will be deemed approved by the qualified voters;
  7. The by-laws may be consulted at the City archives located at 5801 Cavendish Boulevard, second floor, Monday to Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. AND during the register period mentioned in paragraph 5;
  8. The result of the registration process for the said by-laws will be available at the City Clerk’s office located at 5801 Cavendish Boulevard, Côte Saint-Luc (Québec) H4W 1A6 and tabled at the next regular meeting of the City Council.

TO BE CONSIDERED A QUALIFIED VOTER

A qualified voter is any person who enters one of the following two categories on January 24th, 2024 (and at the time he exercises his right):

  1. Any individual (natural person) who:
    • is domiciled in the territory of Côte Saint-Luc;
    • has been domiciled for at least six (6) months in Quebec;
    • is of full age (18 years old);
    • is a Canadian citizen;
    • is not under curatorship; and
    • is not disqualified to exercise their right to sign the Register pursuant to the provisions governing the Act Respecting Elections and Referendums in Municipalities (C.Q.L.R., chapter E-2.2).
  2. Any individual (natural person) or a legal person domiciled or not domiciled in the City of Côte Saint-Luc (concerned sector) or whose head-office is or is not located there, but who:
    • has, for at least 12 months, owned an immovable or has occupied a business establishment within the territory of Côte Saint-Luc;
    • is of full age (18 years old);
    • is a Canadian citizen;is not under curatorship; and
    • is not disqualified to exercise their right to sign the Register pursuant to the provisions governing the Act Respecting Elections and Referendums in Municipalities (C.Q.L.R., chapter E-2.2).

PARTICULAR MANNER AND CONDITIONS WHICH A QUALIFIED VOTER (OTHER THAN A NATURAL PERSON) EXCERCISES THEIR RIGHT TO VOTE:

  1. A legal person who is a qualified voter exercises his rights through one of its members, administrators or employees designated for that purpose by resolution.

    The designated person must, also, on January 24th, 2024 (and at the time he exercises his right):
    • be of legal age;
    • be a Canadian citizen;
    • not be under curatorship; and
    • not be disqualified to exercise their right to sign the Register pursuant to the provisions governing the Act Respecting Elections and Referendums in Municipalities (C.Q.L.R., chapter E-2.2).
  2. The co-owners of an immovable who are qualified voters in the sector concerned designate from among themselves, by a power of attorney signed by the majority of them, a person who is not entitled to be entered on the referendum list in another capacity, in the following order of precedence:
    • as a domiciled person;
    • as the sole owner of an immovable; or
    • as the sole occupant of a business establishment.
  3. The co-occupants of a business establishment who are qualified voters in the sector concerned designate from among themselves, by a power of attorney signed by the majority of them, a person who is not entitled to be entered on the referendum list in another capacity, in the following order of precedence:
    • as a domiciled person;
    • as the sole owner of an immovable;
    • as the sole occupant of a business establishment; or
    • as the undivided co-owner of an immovable.
  4. Legal persons, co-owners and co-occupants must file their resolution or power of attorney when registering. The resolution or power of attorney takes effect on the date of receipt and remains valid until it is replaced.

INELIGIBILITY TO SIGN THE REGISTER TWICE

Except in the case of a person designated to represent a legal person, no one may exercise their right to sign the Register in more than one capacity, pursuant to section 531 of the Act Respecting Elections and Referendums in Municipalities (C.Q.L.R., chapter E-2.2).

IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED

The request must contain a copy of an identification card, as well as all the elements mentioned in paragraph 4.

Additional information to complete a request provided by the present notice can be obtained through the Undersigned, at 514 485-6800, extension 1704 or by email [email protected].

GIVEN AT THE CITY OF CÔTE SAINT LUC ON THIS 24th DAY OF JANUARY 2024.   

Florine Agbognihoue
Assistant City Clerk


Request for referendum approval – By-law 2621

Request for referendum approval – By-law 2623

Request for referendum approval – By-law 2624

Request for referendum approval – By-law 2625

Request for referendum approval – By-law 2626