Notice of Alternative Approval Process

The Township of Langley is seeking elector approval for the borrowing of funds to undertake
McLeod Athletic Park capital works and a number of land acquisitions included in two bylaws as
follows:

  • McLeod Athletic Park Capital Works Loan Authorization Bylaw 2019, No 5507
    ($1.919 million);
  • Land Acquisition Loan Authorization Bylaw 2019, No 5508
    ($16.398 million);
  • Strategic Land Acquisition Loan Authorization Bylaw 2019, No 5509
    ($67.67 million).

For each of the above bylaws, the borrowing may occur unless at least 10% of the electors of the Township of Langley sign an Elector Response form confirming their opposition. Council has determined that 10% of eligible electors within the Township of Langley is 8,545 electors.

Copies of McLeod Athletic Park Capital Works Loan Authorization Bylaw 2019, No 5507, Land Acquisition Loan Authorization Bylaw 2019, No 5508, and Strategic Land Acquisition Loan Authorization Bylaw 2019, No 5509 and related documents are available on the Township website at www.tol.ca/aap and from the Legislative Services Department at the Township of Langley Civic Facility, 20338 – 65 Avenue, Monday to Friday (except for statutory holidays) from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

Who can sign an Elector Response form?

Only eligible electors may sign an Elector Response form. Eligible electors must meet the
following qualifications:

  • a Canadian citizen;
  • an individual over the age of 18;
  • a resident of British Columbia for at least the past 6 months;
  • a Township of Langley resident or property owner for at least the past 30 days; and
  • not disqualified from voting by the Local Government Act or any other enactment.

Corporations are not entitled to submit Elector Response forms.

For non-resident electors, individuals owning land within the Township of Langley but not residing in the Township, only one non-resident owner may submit the Elector Response form for the property.

What to do if you are not opposed:

If you agree with the borrowing of funds to undertake the McLeod Athletic Park capital works and the land acquisitions included in two bylaws, no action on your part is necessary.

What to do if you are opposed:
If you are opposed to any of the proposals, Elector Response forms are available at the Information Counter at the Township of Langley Civic Facility at 20338 – 65 Avenue, Monday to Friday (except for statutory holidays) from 8:00am to 4:30pm or at www.tol.ca/aap.

The form must be received at the Township Civic Facility at 20338 – 65 Avenue, Langley by the Township Clerk on or before 4:30pm on Monday, January 6, 2020.

The form must have an original signature. Faxed, imaged, or emailed signed forms cannot be counted.

The deadline date shown in the McLeod Athletic Park and the Land Acquisition reports below has been updated from Friday, November 29, 2019 to Monday, January 6, 2020.