Namgis Referendum Notice 2019

NOTICE OF ‘NAMGIS FIRST NATION
COMMUNITY REFERENDUM VOTE

To all ‘Namgis members who have attained the age of nineteen (19) years or older, please be advised that you are eligible to vote in referendums whether you live on or off Reserve. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are on the list of voters and that we have your current address. A copy of the voters list is posted in the ‘Namgis Administration Office.

The following question will be asked of the Eligible Voters of Namgis First Nation by ballot:
“DO YOU APPROVE THE SALE OF 88% EQUITY IN KUTERRA AND APPROVE A LEASE FROM ‘NAMGIS TO KUTERRA FOR 75 YEARS?”
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION MEETINGS ARE SCHEDULED VANCOUVER VICTORIA NANAIMO ALERT BAY

INFORMATION PACKAGES WILL BE MAILED TO ALL ELECTORS THAT HAVE CURRENT ADDRESS INFORMATION ON FILE PRIOR TO THE MEETING LISTED ABOVE. MAIL IN BALLOT VOTING PACKAGES WILL BE MAILED SEPARATELY FROM THE RATIFICATION OFFICER

TO VOTE ELECTRONICALLY, visit https://onefeather.ca/nations/namgis and follow the instructions provided. If you have not previously registered you will be required to provide your Band Registry Number (Status Card), Date of Birth and an email address and phone number. If you encounter any problems or are unable to complete this registration process, contact the Ratification Officer immediately.

IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY REGISTERED TO VOTE USING ONEFEATHER – YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER AGAIN. YOU WILL BE SENT VOTING INSTRUCTIONS AND A SECURE LINK AUTOMATICALLY WHEN THE POLL EVENT STARTS.

All registered non-resident electors that have current address information on file will receive a voting package detailing how they can participate in the referendum. Mail-in ballots will be accepted up to the close of the referendum voting at 9:00 PM on Tuesday – July 2, 2019.

A copy of Part 9-Referendum Procedures of the ‘Namgis Land Code is available at the ‘Namgis Administration Office. For more information, please contact Verna Ambers at the ‘Namgis Administration Office at 250-974-5556 or Ratification Officer Lawrence Lewis at 250-889-1582: P.O. Box 35008 Hillside; Victoria, BC V8T 5G2.

Dated in Victoria, Province of British Columbia
this 24th day of April 2019.

Lawrence Lewis, Ratification Officer
For more information, please contact Lawrence Lewis, Ratification Officer
Ph/Txt: 250 889-1582 TF: 1-855-458-5888 Fax: 250 384-5416 Email: lawrence@onefeather.ca
PO Box 35008 Hillside, Victoria, British Columbia V8T 5G2
https://onefeather.ca/nations/namgis

(Full Document Here: Namgis Referendum Notice Kuterra 2019)