The city has seen 31 shootings so far in 2016.
The community has been gripped with fear and some children have been afraid to leave their home, some residents say.
14 of 22 shootings in six weeks are linked to a dispute between gangs of South Asian and Somalian descent, said police.
"We decided there needed to be a new sheriff in town unafraid to comment about ongoing crime, shootings and murder in Surrey."
Vancouver's mayor wants to assure the public that TransLink will spend its money properly if the referendum passes.
There were a few surprises in Saturday's civic elections in B.C., with some mayoral upsets and one supposedly close race