MAYOR

BOB WELLS

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Social Service Agency closure announcements

Social Service Agency closure announcements

Please be advised of the changes in social services due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Our incredible service providers are doing all they can to flatten the curve of the pandemic while providing essential services to those in need.  Be kind. Stay calm. Be Safe. 

Elevated Risk of Turbidity for Comox Valley Water System Next Week

Elevated Risk of Turbidity for Comox Valley Water System Next Week

The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) is alerting Comox Valley water system users that it will be moving to its backup pump station from March 16 to 19, 2020 while BC Hydro completes its penstock fish screen cleaning. The backup station is located further downstream than the primary withdrawal location and is more susceptible to poor water quality during weather events.

Courtenay Finance Select Committee

Courtenay Finance Select Committee

As the costs of construction, water, sewer, roads, solid waste and other areas we are responsible for increase at an unsustainable rate, I’m proud of council for creating our new Finance Committee to dig in and look for new revenue streams and look at what we are already paying for to ensure we are providing the level of service our community expects and is willing to pay

Innovative Features of 5th Street Complete Street Project

Innovative Features of 5th Street Complete Street Project

City Council joined Nanaimo Member of Legislative Assembly, Sheila Malcolmson on a walking tour of the 5th Street Complete Street project, between Menzies and Fitzgerald Avenues. The project was made possible by a $3.253 million grant to the City of Courtenay from the Strategic Priorities fund under the Federal Gas Tax Fund and $,41,900 from the ICBC Road Safety program.

Mayor’s 2018 Annual Report Message

Mayor’s 2018 Annual Report Message

Our community made significant strides in 2018 on a number of areas, and on behalf of Council I’m pleased to highlight some of our accomplishments, along with future goals that are still to be achieved.

The rising cost of housing in southern coastal British Columbia has become an increasing challenge for many municipalities, including Courtenay. Our Council is committed to working towards solutions. In 2018 we engaged with a number of regional housing and social service providers to collectively work on our mutual goals of addressing housing insecurity and homelessness.