About Council

Comox has a Mayor and six Councillors, elected at large for 4 year terms (ending October 2022).


Comox Strategic Plan 2016-2018

Council’s Strategic Plan 2016 – 2018

Mayor’s 2018 Inaugural Address

Mayor Russ Arnott's Inaugural Address

Council Meetings

Regular Council Meetings are scheduled for the first and third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm and;
Committee of the Whole Meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 4:15 pm.

All meetings are held in Council Chambers located at: 1801 B Beaufort Avenue, (beside d’Esterre Senior Centre).

Planned Council Meeting Dates: 2018/2019

If you want to appear before Council: complete and submit a Request to Appear as a Delegation form.

Agendas and Minutes: 2018

Mayor and Council Members

The Mayor is Russ Arnott and the Councillors are:

  • Alex Bissinger
  • Ken Grant
  • Stephanie McGowan
  • Pat McKenna
  • Nicole Minions
  • Maureen Swift

Read Mayor Russ Arnott

Contact Information

If you would like to send a message to Council as a whole, please send to council@comox.ca and each member will receive a copy of your message. Please include your full name and address with your message. If you are submitting a hard copy in person please submit only one copy and we will ensure distribution to each of the council members.

Mayor Russ Arnott

Home Phone: 250-218-2001
E-Mail: rarnott@comox.ca

Councillor Alex Bissinger

Home Phone: 250-327-4974
E-Mail: abissinger@comox.ca

Councillor Ken Grant

Home Phone: 250-792-0007
E-Mail: kgrant@comox.ca

Councillor Stephanie McGowan

Home Phone: 250-218-5586
E-Mail: smcgowan@comox.ca

Councillor Pat McKenna

Home Phone: 250-465-1994
E-Mail: pmckenna@comox.ca

Councillor Nicole Minions

Home Phone: 250-650-8458
E-Mail: nminions@comox.ca

Councillor Maureen Swift

Home Phone: 250-339-1211
E-Mail: mswift@comox.ca

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