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WELLS READY FOR MAYOR’S RACE

Many thanks to James Wood from 98.9 The Goat FM for attending the official Bob Wells for Mayor campaign launch, this past Saturday at Locals Restaurant and posting about it to their website. You can view the article below, and remember to have a look at the gallery...

Campaign Launch video

The video below serves as a public invitation to join me for my official mayoral campaign launch. Please share it widely. Date: 23 June 2018 - This Saturday! Venue: Locals Restaurant - Many thanks to Ronald and Trish for hosting. Time: 2 - 4pm We will be...

Public to have say about pot

Originally published by the Comox Valley Record on Jun. 19, 2018 4:30 p.m   In a 5-2 vote Monday, Courtenay council approved second reading of zoning amendments to define and restrict storefront cannabis retailers. There will be a public hearing and open house before...

Wells Clarifies 2017 expenses

COURTENAY, B.C. – Bob Wells wants to explain his expenses. Wells, who serves on Courtenay city council, was included in the latest disclosures of salaries and expenses for city employees and elected officials. The document covered all employees paid above...

Students petition Courtenay council for sidewalk

Originally published by the Comox Valley Record on Mar. 20, 2018 3:30 p.m. The Arden Ambassador Team appeared before Courtenay council Monday Six elementary students comprising the Arden Ambassador Team appeared before Courtenay council Monday to appeal for a sidewalk...

The Comox Valley Water Treatment Project

Bob Wells sits on the board that makes decisions about the Comox Valley's water supply.  He has been making sure that tax payers' money is being spent wisely to ensure safe drinking water.  The installation of the UV treatment station will see an immediate...

CVRD buys land for water treatment plant

Originally published by the Comox Valley Record on Feb. 5, 2018 10:30 a.m. The Comox Valley Regional District has purchased a 15.7-hectare piece of land for the construction of a new water treatment plant. “Acquiring the land is an important milestone for the overall...

Coalition looking for land to house homeless

Originally published by the Comox Valley Record on Dec. 19, 2017 2:30 p.m. The Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness appealed Monday to Courtenay council to provide land where modular units for the homeless could be constructed. The coalition is facing deadlines,...

Courtenay council nixes mayor’s housing motion

Originally published by the Comox Valley Record on Dec. 5, 2017 4:30 p.m. In a 4-2 vote, Courtenay council defeated a motion from Mayor Larry Jangula which proposed measures to streamline approval processes for housing projects. The idea would be to stimulate rental...

Courtenay city council approves 12 new positions

In a 5-2 vote Monday, Courtenay council approved 12 new city staff positions that will be a $1 million-plus expense by next year. The rationale for the staffing bump concerns a 43 per cent growth in Courtenay’s population from 2001-2016. Staff growth during the same...

Jolliffe re-elected as CVRD chair

Comox Valley posted Dec 14, 2016 at 12:00 PM - Scott Stanfield, Record staff. Comox Valley Regional District directors have re-elected Bruce Jolliffe as chair of the board and Bob Wells as vice-chair. Jolliffe is the director for Area A (Baynes Sound - Denman/Hornby...

Family Fun at the 2016 YANA Ride

Great day at the ‪#‎YANAComoxValley‬ family bike ride. Over 600 people were out today and over 150 volunteers worked to help make the Simon's Cycle fundraiser a success!!! It was great to have Michelle and our 3 kids, Megan, Connor, and Quinn complete the ride with...

Sunrise Rotary Presentation on Startup Canada

I was honoured to speak at the Strahcona Sunrise Rotary meeting recently (20 August 2016) on how Start Up Canada spread across Canada and how Start Up Comox Valley can help local entrepreneurs. I also tried to bring some focus to how “rabbits” (small businesses) are...

Coffee with… Bob Wells

Posted May 18, 2016 at 9:00 AM by Terry Farrell - Record Staff If there’s one city official sure to be at any kind of costume party, it’s Bob Wells. From Star Wars to superheroes, Councillor Bob loves dressing up. It’s not surprising, when one considers his background...