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Public notice to all qualified voters entitled to have her/his name entered on the referendum list | Consultation and registration procedure - by-law 2021-187

Wednesday 26 May 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN OF THE FOLLOWING:

At a regular Council meeting held on May 17, 2021, the municipal council of Ville de Saint-Lambert has adopted By-law no. 2021-187 entitled: “By-law to decree an expenditure of $1,100,000 and a loan in the same amount for the refurbishment of Logan Park”.

By virtue of decree 2020-033 of May 7, 2020, taken in the context of the declaration of health emergency ordered by the government, any registration procedure for persons qualified to vote applied under Chapter IV of Title II of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities is replaced until further notice by a period of 15 days to receive written requests for a referendum vote.

1. Qualified voters who have the right to be entered on the municipality's referendum list may request that said by-law be subject to a referendum vote by sending a written request to the City Clerk to that effect containing the following information:

  • the title and number of the by-law which is the subject of the request: By-law to decree an expenditure of $ 1,100,000 and a loan in the same amount for the refurbishment of Logan Park (2021-187)
  • their name;
  • their capacity as a qualified voting person* (as per the conditions described in the present notice);
  • their address, either:
    - the home address, in the case of a person qualified to vote domiciled in the territory of the municipality;
    - the address of the immovable, in the case of a person qualified to vote who is the sole owner or undivided co-owner of an immovable located in the territory of the municipality;
    - the address of the business establishment, in the case of a qualified voter who is the sole occupant or co-occupant of a business establishment located in the territory of the municipality.
  • their signature.

It is possible to request a referendum vote using the form available below.

2. Any request for a referendum vote must be accompanied by a copy (photo, photocopy) of one of the following pieces of identification:

  • Medicare card issued by the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec;
  • Driver's license or probationary license issued by the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec;
  • Canadian passport;
  • Certificate of Indian status;
  • Canadian Forces ID card.

If necessary, the City Clerk may verify the identity of the signatory.

This request must be sent to the City no later than June 10, 2021, by post, by deposit in the mailbox at the Town Hall to the attention of:

Cassandra Comin Bergonzi, City Clerk
City Clerk’s Office
Consultation and registration of By-law 2021-187
55, avenue Argyle, Saint-Lambert J4P 2H3

or by email to: Greffe@saint-lambert.ca specifying "Written application in lieu of registry – By-law 2021-187" in the subject line.

Any person submitting a request by mail is encouraged to do so as quickly as possible taking into account postal delivery delays.

Any copy of an identification document sent with a request will be destroyed at the end of the referendum request procedure.

3. The result of the registration procedure will be published as of June 11, 2021 on the city's website: www.saint-lambert.ca/public notice.

4. The number of requests required for a referendum poll to be held is 1721. If this number is not reached, the by-law will be deemed approved by the qualified voters.

5. The by-law is available below.

*CONDITIONS TO BE A PERSON QUALIFIED TO VOTE

6. Is a qualified voter of the municipality:

Any person who is not disqualified from voting and who fulfils the following conditions as of May 17, 2021:

  • Is domiciled in the territory of Ville de Saint-Lambert and for a least 6 months in Québec; or
  • has been, for at least 12 months, owner of an immovable or occupant of a business establishment situated in the territory of Ville de Saint-Lambert.

7. In the case of a natural person, he or she must be of full age, a Canadian citizen and not be under curatorship.

8. In the case of a legal person, one must:

  • have designated by resolution, from amongst its members, directors or employees, a person who, as of May 17, 2021, is of full age, a Canadian citizen, who is not under curatorship and who is not disqualified from voting.
  • have filed or file at the same time as the application, the resolution designating the person authorized to sign the application and to be entered on the referendum list, as the case may be.

9. However, in the case of undivided co-owners of an immovable and of co-occupants of a business establishment, only the co-owner or the co-occupant designated by way of a power of attorney signed by the majority of persons who have been co-owners or co-occupants for at least 12 months, as the person having the right to sign the register in their name and to be entered on the referendum list, as the case may be. The power of attorney must have been filed or be filed with the application.

10. Except in the case of a person designated as the representative of a legal person, no one may be considered an interested person in more than one capacity, in accordance with section 531 of the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities (CQLR, chapter E-2.2).

GIVEN in Saint-Lambert, this May 26, 2021.