For Immediate Release
September 17, 2016
Unofficial Referendum Results
The unofficial results of the September 17, 2016 City Hall Referendum indicates that a majority of West Kelowna eligible voters voted “No” to borrowing up to $7.7 million for the construction of a new City Hall and related project work.
Voters were asked: “Are you in favour of the City of West Kelowna adopting the City of West Kelowna City Hall Project Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 0234, 2016 to authorize the borrowing of up to Seven Million, Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($7,700,000.00) to be repaid over a period not exceeding 20 years, for the construction of an new City Hall and related project work?”
A total of 8,397 votes were cast, including mail ballot and advance poll votes, with 4,185 in favour of the borrowing and 4,212 against.
Declaration of official results will occur on Wednesday, September 21.