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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Apr 19 2017 Regular Council Meeting from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 30 min long. Meeting began with a presentation by MNP llp (Town's auditor) on their audit findings. Council then (+12 min) approved the minutes of the April 5th Regular Council Meeting and received the minutes of the April 12th Committee of the Whole Meeting. Arising from the Committee meeting, Council referred the issue of a Legion Loading Zone back to staff, approved renewal of the Comox Seniors' lease of d'Esterre house, directed that the Financial Plan be finalized with a 3.2% overall increase in general property taxes (2.2% for business class), and approved amended terms of reference for a select committee to discuss options for participation in the Nautical Days' parade. Council received the Management Report (on unfinished business). Council gave First and Second readings (+16 min) to an amended Zoning Consolidation Bylaw and authorized a public hearing - likely May 3rd. Council received and approved the Draft 2016 Annual Financial Statements. Council gave First, Second and Third readings (+18 min) to the 2017 Financial Plan bylaw, and First, Second and Third readings to the 2017 Tax Rates bylaw, and then Adoption to a new Fire Prevention & Regulation bylaw. Council appointed Councillor Marg Grant as a second alternate to represent the Town on the Comox Valley Sewage Commission. 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 ton an In-Camera meeting under section 90 (1)(e) of the Community Charter. You can jump the video ahead to individual times indicated above, once the movie is buffered within your internet browser.

Apr 12 2017 Committee of the Whole from Town of Comox on Vimeo.

Meeting video is 102 minutes long. Meeting opened with the Committee receiving presentations from the Brooklyn Creek Watershed Society (invitation to smolt count), Comox Legion (+7 min request for loading zone on Comox Ave), and Parks Superintendent Al Fraser (+27 min building concept for Mack Laing Park). The Committee received (+42 min) staff reports on the Legion loading zone, on renewal of the Seniors' Centre Association agreement (+47 min to lease d'Esterre House), on computing tax rates from the 2017 Revised Assessment Roll (+49 min) , on the second draft of the 2017 - 2021 Financial Plan (+71 min), on the terms of reference for the Nautical Days Parade Select Committee (+87 min), and an update on the proposed utility undergrounding project (+89 min Comox Avenue from Berwick to Stewart). The Committee also received (+96 min) correspondence from the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce (development application timelines), the Sid Williams Theatre (5 year plan and funding request), and the Alberni Project (funding request). You can jump the video ahead to individual times indicated above, once the movie is buffered within your internet browser.

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

Meeting video is 90 min long. Meeting began with a minute of silence in remembrance of former Comox Mayor George Piercy. Next were presentations on behalf of the Sid Williams Theatre Society (funding request), and on behalf of the owner of 1182 Lazo Road (proposed subdivision development, +14 min). Council then (+53 min) approved the minutes of the March 15th Regular Council Meeting and received the minutes of the March 22nd Committee of the Whole Meeting. Arising from the Committee meeting, Council established a select committee in order to discuss options for participation in the Nautical Days' parade. Council received the Management Report (on unfinished business). Council adopted a rezoning bylaw for 611 Colby Road and authorized a Development Variance Permit for the property. Council received minutes from Regional District meetings in March. Council gave three readings to a new bylaw replacing the current Comox Fire Prevention and Regulation bylaw. Council gave First and Second readings to bylaws rezoning 1182 Lazo Road, and authorized a public hearing on the bylaws. Council received (+68 min) a staff report on a Regional District referral regarding a proposed development, and objected to it as insufficient information had been provided to demonstrate consistency with the Regional Growth Strategy. Council received (+80 min) letters from the CTRA requesting construction of a sidewalk on the south side of Noel Avenue (from Dogwood to Pritchard), and from a resident expressing thanks to Parks staff. Council members reported (+84 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.

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

Meeting video is 30 minutes long. Meeting opened with the Committee receiving a presentation from the Mack Laing Heritage Society (presenting a petition). The Committee received (+16 min) staff reports on establishing a Select Council Committee for Nautical Days Parade Participation and on the tender award for phase 2 of Robb Avenue upgrade. The Committee also received (+23 min) correspondence from the Regional District regarding the Comox Road multi-use path options. Finally, the Committee adjourned to an excluded Special In-Camera meeting of Council pursuant to sections 90 (1) (g)&(k) of the Community Charter. You can jump the video ahead to individual times indicated above, once the movie is buffered within your internet browser.

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.


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