Council Meeting Videos

Shaw Cable broadcasts Regular Council Meetings on their community channel on the Thursday and Sunday following regular Council meetings. If you missed the Shaw broadcast, this page will provide streaming videos of the most recent Regular Council and Committee of the Whole meetings.

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Sep 6, 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 69 min long. Delegations: Meeting began with 406 Lazo Road, followed by delegations: Susan Wood and John Mang – 2017 Nautical Days Festival. Minutes of Meetings: Council approved the minutes of the Aug 2nd Regular Council and the Aug 7th Special Council Meeting. Unfinished Business: Council received the Management Report. Adopted the Comox Zoning Amendment bylaws 1862 and 1864. Special Reports: Received Meeting Minutes for the Comox Valley Regional District held July 25, 2017. Bylaws: Council repealed the Knight Road Sanitary Sewer Main Extension Capital Fee Bylaw No 1869. New Business: Council gave First and Second Reading to Development Variance Permit DVP 17-6. Council renewed for 2018 the road encroachment agreement for the existing parklet at Komox Grind. Council gave First and Second Reading to the Comox Zoning Amendment Bylaw 1867and 1868, and that Public Hearings be scheduled for Oct 4, 2017 and Oct 18, 2017 respectively at Council Chambers. Council directed staff to apply for funding from FCM for asset management work plans. Correspondence: Council received correspondence from David Anson – traffic on Guthrie Road; Fiona Varrin – Nautical Days 2017; and Marcia Turner – Robb Avenue Improvement Project. Following reports from council and an opportunity for media and public questions the meeting adjourned.


Aug 2 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 92 min long. Delegations: Meeting began with presentation of the Ray Crossley Youth Achievement Awards, followed by delegations: LCdr Gene Fedderly presentation on the impact of HMCS Quadra upon Comox Valley; Patrick Moore requesting DVP at 2080 Beach Drive; and Robyn & Shawn Honeychurch requesting RZ at 2079 McKenzie Avenue. Minutes of Meetings: Council approved the minutes of the July 5th Regular Council and Public Hearing Meetings, and the July 19th Special Council Meeting. Unfinished Business: Council received the Management Report and 2016 Annual Report. Gave third reading to the Comox Zoning Amendment bylaw 1862. Bylaws: Council adopted the Comox Financial Plan Amendment Bylaw No 1863. New Business: Council received the June 26th letter from Public Works Government Services Canada, staff report titled ”2017 PILT payment for CFB Comox” to accept payment in lieu of tax without appeal. Council received the Planning Report PR 17-12 and presentation by Nicole Yang. Council approved development variance permit 17-3 (2080 Beach Drive) related to new house construction. Council gave First and Second Reading to Rezoning Application 17-5 (2079 McKenzie Avenue), and waived the public hearing in respect of Bylaw 1864. Council received the Second Quarter Financial Statement Report. Council approved the Knight Road storm drain project increase by $16,000 to $211,000. Council received the staff report titled “Home Owner Grant and Deferral Statistics”. Correspondence: Council discussed correspondence from Walt & Pam Levesque – Comox Municipal Marina Ramp Concerns and Wendy Prothero thanks for the pianos. Council recognized Donald Jacquest (Director of Finance) for his many year of service as he prepares to retire. Following an opportunity for media and public questions the meeting adjourned.


July 5 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 59 min long. Meeting began with Council receiving presentations from John Gower (requested rezoning 337 Church for Carriage House) and K'omoks First Nation (Tribal Journeys event). Next Council approved the minutes of the June 21st Regular Council Meeting and the June 7th Special Council Meeting (public hearing). Council received the Management Report (unfinished business). Council adopted bylaws rezoning 290 Anderton Road and authorized conditional issue of a Development Permit for the property. Council similarly adopted bylaws authorizing rezoning of 1182 Lazo Road and authorized conditional issue of a Development Permit and Development Variance permit for the property. Council then received minutes from the Regional District Board meeting of June 27th. Next Council give First, Second and Third Reading to a bylaw amending the 2017 - 2021 Financial Plan. Council approved a $40,000 increase to the budget for the change room renovations at the community centre. Council appointed Clive Freundlich as Financial Officer and gave him signing authority for the Town. Council authorized expenditure of up to $2,000 for parade souvenirs and supplies for the Nautical Days parade. Council gave First and Second reading of a rezoning bylaw for 337 Church Street and authorized a public hearing on August 2nd in Council Chambers. Council authorized staff submission of an infrastructure Planning Grant application to the Province for design of a roundabout at Comox Avenue and Glacier View Drive. Council received the 2016 Annual Report and authorized publication. Council received correspondence from Gord Baudais (use of golf carts on Town roads), CV Pickleball Association (requesting pickleball lines on tennis courts), and from the CV Naturalists Society (requesting use of the Town's logo in a brochure). Council recognized Mandy Johns (Recreation Director) for her many years of service as she prepares to retire. Lastly, Council adjourned the meeting for a public hearing scheduled for 6:30 pm.

June 21 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 62 min long. Meeting began with Council approving the minutes of the June 7th Regular Council Meeting and receiving the Management Report (on unfinished business) and Comox Valley RD Meeting Minutes from May 30th and June 8th. Council then authorized transfer of the proceeds from the sewer apportionment settlement into the Sewer Utility Reserve Fund, and directed staff to amend the Financial Plan to include this transaction. Council gave First & Second Reading (+3 min) to a Rezoning Amendment Bylaw for 2270 McKenzie Avenue (to allow a coach house) and authorized a public hearing on the bylaw (for 6:30 pm July 5th in Council Chambers). Council received (+7 min) correspondence from Cliffe Street Centre Limited regarding illegal dumping along Cambridge Road, and referred that to the Regional District for enforcement under its new illegal dumping prevention program. Council also received letters from Shaw TV (letter of support for licence), from Beaufort Ave residents (Ellis intersection concerns), and from Mark Isfeld School (Grad Cruise). Council members reported (+16 min) on the meetings and events they individually attended since the last Council meeting. Following an opportunity for questions from the media and the public the meeting was adjourned. You can jump the video ahead to individual times indicated above, once the movie is buffered within your internet browser.

June 7 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 35 min long. Meeting began with a moment of silence in remembrance of former Councillor & Town Freeman Alice Bullen. Comox Valley Cycle Club then made a presentation, followed by Council approving the minutes of the May 17th Regular Council Meeting and receiving the minutes of the May 24th Committee of the Whole Meeting. Arising from the Committee meeting, Council authorized reconstruction of driveway access at 1876 Comox Avenue. Council received the Management Report (on unfinished business). Council then rescinded Third Reading to Zoning bylaw 1847 (1879 Comox Avenue) amended the bylaw to update references to Comox Zoning Bylaw (#1850), and gave Third Reading and then Adoption to the bylaw. Council also conditionally approved issue of Development Variance Permit for the property. Council adopted two other planning bylaws extending the Downtown Vitalizataion program. Council received (+11 min) a Draft 2016 Statement of Financial Information, then approved the draft statement. Council received additional public reporting on the Town's DCC charges and permissive exemptions. Council approved a development Variance Permit for Dakota Place. Council received (+14 min) correspondence from the Filberg Heritage Lodge & Park Association (seeking letter of support) and Comox Valley Road Runners (permission for event). Council members reported (+17 min) on the meetings and events they individually attended since the last Council meeting. Following an opportunity for questions from the media and the public the meeting was adjourned. You can jump the video ahead to individual times indicated above, once the movie is buffered within your internet browser.

May 24 2017 Committee of the Whole from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 54 min long. The Committee meeting began with the Committee receiving the First Trimester (Jan - Apr 2017) Departmental reports from Planning & Building, Comox Fire Rescue, Recreation, Public Works, Administration and Parks. The Committee received (+46 min) a staff report on options for change to Comox Place Condos driveway access. Finally, the Committee adjourned to an excluded Special In-Camera meeting of Council pursuant to sections 90 (1)(e) and 90 (1)(g) of the Community Charter. You can jump the video ahead to individual times indicated above, once the movie is buffered within your internet browser.


May 17 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 66 min long. Meeting began with Council approving the minutes of the May 3rd Regular Council Meeting and received the minutes of the May 10th Committee of the Whole Meeting. Arising from the Committee meeting, Council authorized expenditure of up to $195,000 for installation of a storm sewer main on a portion of Knight Road. Council approved the minutes of a Special Council Meeting (public hearing) May 10th. Council received the Management Report (on unfinished business). Council gave Third Reading to bylaws amending zoning at 1182 Lazo Road, and authorizing phased development. Council received (+30 min) a report on the proposal to provide financing to the Dawn to Dawn society for purchase of 2 small low-cost condo units and authorized a grant of $30,000 to the Society. Council received a staff report on the 2016 Greenhouse Gas Inventory and authorized publication of the Comox Climate Action Revenue Incentive Public Report for 2016. Council received (+33 min) a report on a proposed rezoning at 290 Anderton Road (to allow construction of a duplex and single-family unit) and then gave First and Second readings to the related bylaws and authorized a public hearing on the proposal. Council received a staff report on a requested Development Variance Permit (for a sign at the Comox Mall) and approved the requested permit with conditions. Council received (+46 min) correspondence from the Heart & Stroke Foundation (Big Bike event), Highland Senior Secondary (Grad Cruise), Simon's Cycles (YANA ride), and Knubley Farms (request for change to Fire Prevention bylaw). Council members reported (+52 min) on the meetings and events they individually attended since the last Council meeting. Following an opportunity for questions from the media and the public the meeting was adjourned. You can jump the video ahead to individual times indicated above, once the movie is buffered within your internet browser.



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