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CVRD Civic Room, 770 Harmston Ave, Courtenay

We respectfully acknowledge that the land we gather on is Unceded
territory of the K’ómoks First Nation, the traditional keepers of this land.

Presentation by Bo Del Valle Garcia, Grants & Impact Manager, Carley VanOsch, Urban Agriculture Coordinator, and Maurita Prato, Executive Director, regarding the Share the Harvest community garden.

In response to Council’s May 29, 2023 resolution, arising from the BC Housing purchase of the Super 8 motel for supportive housing (see below), staff contacted the Ministry of Housing to arrange a meeting. See attached correspondence for the Ministry’s response. Council’s request to speak with the Minister of Housing at the UBCM conference has not been confirmed.

THAT Council send a delegation to Victoria to meet with the Minister of Housing to be comprised of the Mayor and the City Manager to discuss supportive housing needs and expectations of the City of Courtenay and convey the concerns of the City and the community directly to the Minister responsible for housing; and,

THAT the City of Courtenay invite delegates from the Town of Comox, the Village of Cumberland, the Comox Valley Regional District, and the K’ómoks First Nation, to join the City of Courtenay in their delegation to speak with the Minister of Housing.

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