Anyone planning to run in the upcoming 2018 civic election will need to get their paperwork in order as the official nomination process started Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Prospective candidates can pick up their nomination package in person at the appropriate municipal office.
• Courtenay City Hall (830 Cliffe Ave.)
• Comox Town Hall (1809 Beaufort Ave.)
• Cumberland Village Office (2673 Dunsmuir Ave.)
• Comox Valley Regional District office (600 Comox Rd., Courtenay)
Courtenay City Hall, their respective city/town/village/regional district hall, or at the Comox Valley Regional District office, and will need to have it filled out and returned by Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m.
Only eligible candidates who have filed their papers on time will be included on the Oct. 20 ballots for the civic election, and have the chance to shape policy in their community over the next four years.
General voting day will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m for all municipalities in B.C.
Readers can keep up to date with all our civic election coverage under the ‘Municipal Election’ tab on our website.