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2018 General Local Election


Candidate nomination packages for the 2018 general local election will be available from the Village office in summer 2018. This page will be updated in spring of 2018. Please call 250-934-6344 for more information.


The Village of Tahsis elects one Mayor, four councillors and one School Trustee.




Nomination Period 2018

Nomination documents must be delivered to the Village Office (977 S Maquinna) between 9:00am Tuesday September 4, 2018 and 4pm Friday September 14, 2018 during regular business hours. Nomination documents will be received by the Chief Election Officer, or designate.



Tahsis Council

Tahsis Council consists of a mayor and four councillors. The term of office is four years.




Council meetings are typically held the first and third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm.


Other special and committee meetings occur throughout the year as required or set by the mayor, council of the corporate officer.


Council members may also be appointed to represent council on other local and regional boards and attend various community events throughout the year.



Strathcona Regional District Appointments

Tahsis appoints one representative and an alternate to serve on the SRD board and related committees including the Comox Strathcona Solid Waste Management Board and Comox Strathcona Regional Hospital District Board.



Village of Tahsis Corporate Structure

The chief administrative officer reports to the mayor and councillors, and oversees areas of the administration, finance, land use planning and development services, policy and by-law development, building inspection, fire, public works (including building maintenance, roads, water and sewer systems), and parks and recreation.


Election Information

Candidate Information Information on the local government elections can be found at:
Nomination Documents Election BC is now updating forms for the 2018 election
Thinking of Running for Local Office? Potential Candidate Videos
Village of Tahsis Election and Assent Voting Bylaw No. 605, 2018


Candidate guides, campaign financing guides, voter’s guides, and more information on local government elections may be found on the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and in the Part 3 of the BC Local Government Act.


If you have questions or inquiries about running for Council please contact the Village office at 205-934-6344.

Find Us:

Tahsis Municipal Office

977 South Maquinna Dr.
Tahsis, BC V0P 1X0