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CRD election and referendum results now official

Oct 23, 2018

Six new Directors were elected to the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) Board of Directors on Saturday, Oct. 20 as part of the local government elections taking place across the province. CRD Elections were held in Electoral Areas A, B, E, F, J, K and L of the Regional District.

All other Electoral Area Directors, including new Area I Director Jim Glassford, were acclaimed on Sept. 24, 2018.

A total of 4,654 voters came out to vote, out of the 18,895 eligible voters in Areas A, B, E, F, J, K and L in the Regional District. Voter turnout was higher than in the 2014 elections, which saw 2,137 voters.

For the North Cariboo Airport Service referendum, 1446 ballots were cast by CRD residents with 72% saying yes to establishing a contribution service for the Quesnel Regional Airport. In total, 1 044 people voted yes and 402 voted no.

The 2019-2022 Board of Directors will include the following electoral area directors:

 

Electoral Area

Director

Acclaimed/Elected

New Director

Area A

Mary Sjostrom

Elected

New

Area B

Barbara   Bachmeier

Elected

New

Area C

John Massier

Acclaimed

 

Area D

Steve   Forseth

Acclaimed

 

Area E

Angie Delainey

Elected

 

Area F

Conrad   Turcotte

Elected

New

Area G

Al Richmond

Acclaimed

 

Area H

Margo   Wagner

Acclaimed

 

Area I

Jim Glassford

Acclaimed

New

Area J

Gerald   Kirby

Elected

New

Area K

Chad Mernett

Elected

New

Area L

Willow   MacDonald

Elected

New

 

Representatives from the CRD’s four member municipalities; the District of 100 Mile House, the City of Quesnel, the City of Williams Lake and the District of Wells, will be appointed during their respective inaugural meetings.

The CRD’s inaugural meeting for the new Board of Directors will take place on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at which time they will take their oath of office.

 

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