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Values include: Respectful Dialogue, Embracing Diversity, and Disciplined Decision Making
YES vote in support of the responsible management of CVRD funds according to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles (CVRD Board, July 11, 2023)
Supported the allocation of funds from the 2023 Homelessness Supports Service and the Emergency Shelter Land Acquisition Service towards the creation of purpose-built supportive housing within the City of Courtenay in order to assist with ongoing negotiations between the City of Courtenay and other funding partners/safety net housing providers. (CVRD Board, June 2023)
Complete communities provide a diversity of housing to meet identified community needs and accommodate people at all stages of life, and provide a wider range of employment opportunities, amenities, and services within a 15-20 minute walk.
PACTs (Peer Assisted Care Teams) “provide an alternative to police and shift BC’s crisis care to a community-based,
client-centred, trauma-informed response centred on the mental health and well-being of the affected individual, their
family, and their community.”
Teams comprise two trained individuals, a trained peer and a mental health professional, who go out in response to emergent situations.
Voted Yes towards the Town of Comox proceeding with an application to the BC Community Bat Program to become a Certified Bat-friendly Community. (June 7, 2023)
THAT Council direct administration to proceed with a 3 year pilot, Snow Angels Program by creating a list of neighbourhoods in need of volunteers as well as creating a list of volunteers.
“Whereas the Town of Comox is beginning its strategic planning process;
And whereas the development of strategic lenses will aid Council by providing structure to how decisions will be made;
Be it resolved that: A Strategic Planning session be organized as soon as possible for Council, and that a consultant be found to aid in Council in this session.” (Motion passed)
Made the motion and Voted YES in support of initiating new talks with BC Transit to discuss increasing bus routes in Comox and implementing the recommended actions from the Comox Valley Mobility Primer, including advancing the regional Active Transportation Network Plan, supporting public transit improvements, and exploring emerging mobility opportunities. (Motion passed)
The K’ómoks Guardian Watchmen are they eyes and ears of the K’ómoks First Nation on the lands and waters within the Traditional Territory of the Nation. The Guardians not only protect these lands from those who would do them harm but actively engage in many activities to enhance or restore habitat and ecosystems.
“That administration review the Comox Youth Climate Council’s proposed Green New Deal policies, provide recommendations to Council, and incorporate the analysis into the reporting of the Town’s green initiatives as part of the upcoming Green Open House.” (Motion was introduced on Feb 2nd and passed on Feb 16th.)