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Town of Comox Recognizes National Indigenous Peoples Day

Representatives from Comox Council were on hand today at Town Hall to raise the K’ómoks First Nation flag in recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day, held annually on June 21.

“On behalf of Comox Council and the Town we are very pleased to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day,” said Russ Arnott, Mayor of Comox, “This day provides an opportunity for everyone to learn and celebrate…

By-election Planning Underway for the Town of Comox

With the recent resignation of Councillor Pat McKenna, a one-term Councillor with Comox, Town staff are now undertaking preliminary by-election planning.

By-elections in B.C. are held between general local elections to fill a vacancy on a municipal council or regional district board. With Councillor McKenna’s notice of resignation given effective August 31, 2021, the by-election is anticipated…

Reminder: 2021 Property Taxes and Home Owner Grants Due July 2

The deadline to pay 2021 Property Taxes is July 2, 2021. There are three payment options avaiaible:

1) Pay the balance online through your financial institution;

2) Mail or deliver a cheque;

3) Pay in-person at Town Hall, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm until July 2 (due to COVID-19 protocols, expect wait times).

For more information and additional instructions: Read more | Jun 18, 2021

Town Council Approves 2020 Annual Report

During the June 16, 2021, Regular Council Meeting, Council approved the Town’s 2020 Annual Report highlighting progress on Council’s priorities, as well as the audited financial statements.

Key initiatives from the report include the implementation of numerous COVID-19 response measures for residents, businesses, and Town facilities, to the approval of over 300 new, diversified housing…

Pollinator Week Canada

June 21 - 27, 2021

Traffic Advisory: McKenzie, Cooke and Gull

Mid-June through July, 2021

Birthday Wishes to WWII Veteran James Francis "Stocky" Edwards - Celebrating 100 Years, June 5

The Town of Comox extends its heartfelt congratulations to WWII veteran James Francis "Stocky" Edwards as he celebrates his 100th birthday today (June 5). In addition to raising his family in Comox and receiving the Freedom of the Town, his life has included enrolling in the Canadian Forces in 1940 and serving for 32 years, rising through the ranks to become Wing Commander. He flew in over 370 missions…

2021 Property Taxes and Options to Pay

Wondering how to pay your Town of Comox 2021 property taxes? There are three options:

1) Pay the balance online through your financial institution;

2) *…

Town of Comox 2020 Annual Report Available for Public Inspection

The Town of Comox 2020 Annual Report is now available for Public Inspection. The report can be viewed at Town Hall by appointment or online here.

As per Section 99 of the Community Charter, Council will consider adoption of the Annual Report on June 16, 2021 during the Regular Council Meeting, 5:00 pm conducted on…

Impromptu Orange Shirt Day at the Town of Comox on Wednesday June 2

The Town of Comox Council and staff will be taking part in an impromptu orange shirt day on Wednesday, June 2 in support of the families and Indigenous members impacted by the discovery of the remains of 215 children at the former Kamloops residential school.

The flags at Town Hall, including the K’ómoks First Nation flag, will also remain half-masted for nine days or 215 hours in recognition…