Watch the recording of our virtual open house!
Thanks to everyone who attended the first of three open house events leading up to the referendum on September 12. We heard some great questions from members of the community, and we'll be adding these to the FAQ page.
Check out the video, below.
There are two more open house events coming up:
Community Centre Re-Imagined!
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
The Hearth Gallery
430 Bowen Island Trunk Road
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the Hearth for an outdoor summer evening reception, where you can learn about the Bowen Island Community Centre project, the upcoming referendum and celebrate achievements to date. Please note that a COVID safety plan will be in place. Please bring your mask - extras are available.
Outdoor info booth at BICS
Saturday, August 29, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Bowen Island Community School
Bring the kids and come on down to BICS to learn about the Community Centre at our outdoor info booth. We’ll have info boards, experts to answer your questions and fun activities for the kids! Safe physical distancing and hand sanitization will be required, and masks are encouraged.
And of course, don't forget to vote! You can vote in person at two voting opportunities:
Advanced Voting Day
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Bowen Island Municipal Hall 981 Artisan Lane, Bowen Island, BC
General Voting Day
Saturday, September 12, 2020 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM Bowen Island Community School 1041 Mt Gardner Rd, Bowen Island, BC
Did you know you can vote by mail? Mail ballot packages are available from Municipal Hall.
You can vote by mail if you:
Have a physical disability, illness or injury that affects your ability to vote at another voting opportunity, OR
Expect to be absent on General Voting Day and on Advanced Voting Day.
If either of the above apply, you must complete an Application to Vote by Mail Ballot and submit it no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, September 11, 2020, to Bowen Island Municipality by hand, mail, fax, or email to:
Bowen Island Municipality Attention Chief Election Officer 981 Artisan Lane, Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G2 Fax: 604-947-0193 Email: Referendum2020@bimbc.ca
To be counted, your mail ballot must be received by the Chief Election Officer no later than 8:00 PM on Saturday, September 12, 2020 (General Voting Day).
Read more about voting in the referendum