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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March 15 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 50 min long. Meeting began with a presentation on behalf of the CV Chamber of Commerce (Business Survey Results). Council then (+15 min) approved the minutes of the March 1st Regular Council Meeting and received the Management Report (on unfinished business) and Regional District meeting minutes from February 28th. Council conditionally authorized a Development Variance Permit for 1921 Merino Place. Council received a report on a Regional District referral regarding the Regional Growth Strategy and passed a motion that the Town does not see a need for a review of the strategy for amendment. Council received (+19 min) a letter from Cape Lazo RV & Campground and passed a motion to amend the Fire Prevention Bylaw to allow burning inside the shelter building. Council received (+30 min) correspondence from the Regional District requesting consent to a bylaw expanding the Comox Valley water system to include Sandwick water system. Council members reported (+31 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.

March 1 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 30 min long. Council began by approving the minutes of the Feb 15th Regular Council Meeting and receiving the minutes of the Feb 22nd Committee of the Whole meeting. It then ratified the recommendations of the Committee, including providing no waiver of water fees for the residents at 550 Colby Road, asking the RCMP to provide its final draft Annual Performance Plan prior to finalization, supporting the terms of reference established by the Regional District's Water Committee for a delegation to visit Victoria, and for the Town to provide $1,500 to sponsor the Eco-Asset Symposium March 14 & 15. Council then received the Management Report (on unfinished business) and Regional District meeting minutes from February meetings. Council adopted a Marina Fees Bylaw for 2017. Council received (+8 min) an appeal of a decision to deny a delegation request by the N.I. Students' Union. Council received (+17 min) correspondence from Royal Canadian Navy Association (Permission for Battle of the Atlantic Ceremony), Marilyn Machum (Shakesides), and Larry Park (Snow Removal). Council members reported (+20 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.

Feb 22 2017 Committee of the Whole from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 49 minutes long. Meeting opened with the Committee receiving RCMP Inspector Tim Walton (detachment commander) on the RCMP Update and Annual Performance Plan. The Committee received (+24 min) a staff report recommending no waiver be provided for an $87.36 billing for 2016 water use at 550 Colby Road. The Committee received correspondence from Inspector Tim Walton (Annual RCMP Performance Plan Consultation), CVRD (RD / Ministry water meeting), and Comox Valley land Trust (Eco-Asset Symposium). You can jump the video ahead to individual times indicated above, once the movie is buffered within your internet browser.

Feb 15 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 50 min long. Council meeting began with a presentation from Comox Valley Conservation Strategy (eco-asset symposium). Council then approved (+14 min) the minutes of the Feb 1st Regular Council Meeting and received the Management Report (on unfinished business). Council received a staff report on closing part of Beaufort Avenue road allowance to lease for four years to Toscanos Trattoria, and gave three readings to a road allowance closure bylaw. Council gave three readings (+20 min) to a Municipal Marina fees bylaw for 2017. Council renewed the parklet road encroachment agreement for the Komox Grind for 2017. Council received a staff report on the 2016 Census population counts. Council approved the write-off of uncollectible taxes and interest on a deleted tax roll. Council received (+30 min) correspondence from Barbara Martin (thank you and question regarding transit), Marilyn Machum (Shakesides), and Liz Naish (electric car charging points). Council members reported (+38 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.

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

Meeting video is 68 min long. Council meeting began with a presentation from St Joseph's General Hospital on their future plans. Council then approved (+29 min) the minutes of the Jan 18th Regular Council Meeting and received the minutes of the Jan 25th Committee of the Whole meeting, and adopted the Committee's recommendation for renewal of the lease for the public boat ramp with the Point Holmes Recreation Association. Council then approved the Special Council Meeting minutes from Jan 18th, and received the Management Report (on unfinished business). Council gave Third Reading to a bylaw rezoning 1879 Comox Avenue. Council received (+40 min) Regional District meeting minutes from January and the responses from School Districts 71 & 93 on their annual referrals. Council adopted a motion authorizing an application to the BC Supreme Court to vary the terms of the Mack Laing Trust, to allow the funds to be used for construction of a viewing platform on the Shakesides site. Council authorized (+50 min) disposal of a 1995 fire truck upon purchase of a new truck this year. Council received correspondence from the Royal Canadian Legion (loading zone requested), Island Health (requesting smoke-free bylaws), CV Snow to Surf Society (permission to use marina park), Berwick Comox Valley (boil water notices), Croteau Neighbourhood Group (pump station) and the Alberni Project (request for funding). Council (+59 min) received a late item and approved a Regional District request for a temporary connection (until 2019) to the Town's sewer system for HMCS Quadra. Council members reported (+60 ) 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.

Jan 25 2017 Committee of the Whole from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 74 minutes long. Meeting opened with the Committee receiving departmental reports from Comox Fire Rescue, Public Works, Parks Building Maint. & Marina, Planning & Building, Finance (4th quarter Financial Statements), and Recreation. The Committee received these reports and had some comments & questions for department heads. Next (+19 min) the Committee received a report on a proposed lease renewal for the Point Homes Recreation Association for the public boat launch, and recommended renewal. The Committee received a staff report on the design of Robb Ave upgrades proposed for 2017 (Church to Pritchard). Lastly (+32 min) the Committee received the first draft of the 2017 - 2021 Financial Plan and a presentation by staff. The Committee had various questions about the draft Plan, which will come back for further discussion once the 2016 Financial Statements are finalized and the Revised Tax Roll is issued at the end of March.). You can jump the video ahead to individual times indicated above, once the movie is buffered within your internet browser.

Jan 18 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 2hrs 8min long and includes a Public Hearing that runs from 1:04 to 1:38. Council meeting began with presentations from Denise Ropp (medical cannabis), Habitat for Humanity (update on activities), Toscanos Restaurant (deck application), and 215 Church St owners (taphouse DP application). Council then approved (+52 min) the minutes of the Dec 7th Regular Council Meeting and received the minutes of the Dec 14th Committee of the Whole meeting, and adopted the Committee's recommendations including support for servicing Royston through the regional water system (with conditions including how they connect), requesting the Regional District make a one-time adjustment of $2.36 million to its sewer requisition to mitigate measurement and requisition errors in prior years, approving Council's Strategic Plan for 2017 & 2018, and authorizing Planning staff to prepare an extension of the Downtown Vitalization Program and a Zoning Bylaw Consolidation. Council received (+55 min) the Management Report (on unfinished business). Council authorized issuance of a Development Permit for the tap house at 215 Church Street. Council received Regional District meeting minutes from December. Council adopted an amendment to the Comox Fire Prevention and Regulation Bylaw. [At this point regular business was temporarily suspended for a public hearing to obtain public input on a rezoning application for 1879 Comox Avenue and then for a rezoning application to allow liquor sales in certain grocery stores. The public hearing ran from 1:04 to 1:38 and following it, Council returned to the regular business of its Council meeting.] Council received staff reports on the 2017 Completed Assessment Roll, on the Carry Forward of Unexpended Project Budgets to 2017 (which it authorized), on a Development Variance Permit Application for 504 Torrence Road (Council authorized issue), on a Regional District development referral for the Fish & Game Club temporary use permit (Council asked for more information related to impacts of the proposal on drinking water), and on the Zoning Bylaw Consolidation (Council gave first & second readings to the draft bylaw and authorized a public hearing). Council received correspondence (+1:52) from Wendy Prothero & Gillian Anderson (re Shakesides), the Regional District (water committee voting structure), and Allan Kobayashi (wounded warrior run). Council members reported (+1:57 ) on the meetings and events they individually attended since the last Council meeting. Council (+2:07) gave third reading and then adoption to the bylaw authorizing liquor sales in some grocery stores, for which the public hearing was held earlier in the 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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