Monday, November 17, 2014
Results of the Amalgamation Referendums
Municipality Yes % No % Yes No
Saanich 88.5% 11.5% 21,437 2,780
Victoria 80.0% 20.0% 18,351 4.601
Central Saanich 70.7% 29.3% 3,588 1,489
Sidney 67.6% 32.4% 2,566 1,232
Esquimalt 67.5% 32.5% 2,905 1,404
North Saanich 62.5% 37.5% 2,881 1,727
Langford 51.6% 48.3% 2,222 2,209
Oak Bay 37.7% 61,2% 2,184 3,594
The Questions - they were rather varied across the region
Should the District of Central Saanich petition the Province to fund a cost/benefit analysis of an amalgamation of Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney?
Are you in favour of exploring the reduction of the number of municipalities within Greater Victoria through amalgamation with?
Are you in favour if the City of Langford being amalgamated into a larger regional muncipality?
Non-Binding Question: Are you in favour of a study, provincially funded, to investigate the feasibility, costs and implications of amalgamating the three municipalities on the Saanich Peninsula of Sidney, Central Saanich and North Saanich?
Are you in favour of the District of Oak Bay being amalgamated into a larger regional municipality?
Do you support Council initiating a community-based review of the governance structure and policies within Saanich and our partnerships within the Region?
Non-Binding Question: Are you in favour of a provincially funded study to investigate the feasibility, costs and implications of amalgamating the three municipalities of the Saanich Peninsula?
Are you in favour of reducing the number of municipalities in Greater Victoria through amalgamation?