Council and Staff are very proud to serve Ladysmith. We welcome comments and input from the citizens of our Town, and there are several ways you can do this:

  •  Write a letter or e-mail to Mayor & Council at towncouncil@ladysmith.ca
  • Attend Council meetings on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. If the regular meeting date falls on a statutory holiday, there will be no meeting that week.
  • Attend the Committee of the Whole meeting (comprised of all Council members) on the second Tuesday of every second month at 6:30 p.m. If the meeting date falls on a statutory holiday, there will be no meeting that week.
  • Apply to appear at a meeting as a delegation (download the Delegation to Council Application) (Applications must be in by 12 noon the Tuesday before the meeting requested)
  • Take part in the question period at the end of each Council meeting
  • Call the Mayor or any member of Council

Working together we can build an even better community!

Council Members (2018-2022)


Aaron Stone, Mayor 
Telephone: 250.741.7552
Email: astone@ladysmith.ca

  • Cowichan Valley Regional District
  • Waterfront Implementation Cttee
  • Implementation Committee, Chair
  • Stocking Lake Advisory Committee 
  • Committee of the Whole
  • Chamber of Commerce 
  • Social Planning Cowichan

7 - Councillor Jacobson WEB
Amanda Jacobson, Councillor
Telephone: 250.802.1421
Email: ajacobson@ladysmith.ca
 
  • Deputy Mayor: November 2020 - April 2021
  • Parcel Tax Review Panel
  • Committee of the Whole
  • Liquid Waste Management Committee
  • Ladysmith Community Justice Program

Alternate:

  • Community Planning Advisory Committee
  • Vancouver Island Regional Library Board
  • Youth Advisory Committee
6 - Councillor Johnson WEB
Rob Johnson, Councillor
Telephone: 250.802.2635
Email: rjohnson@ladysmith.ca
  • Deputy Mayor: May 2021 - October 2021
  • Parcel Tax Review Panel
  • Committee of the Whole, Vice Chair
  • Liquid Waste Management Committee
  • Stocking Lake Advisory Committee

Alternate:

  • Parks, Recreation & Culture Committee
  • Ladysmith Downtown Business Association
  • Official Community Plan Steering Committee
  • Festival of Lights Committee
2 - Councillor McKay Web
Tricia McKay, Councillor
Telephone: 250.802.3527
Email: tmckay@ladysmith.ca
  • Waterfront Implementation Committee
  • Community Planning Advisory Committee
  • Committee of the Whole (Chair)
  • Public Art Task Group

Alternate:

  • Chamber of Commerce

Duck Paterson, Councillor
Telephone: 250.802.3875
Email: dpaterson@ladysmith.ca

  • Parcel Tax Review Panel
  • Protective Services Committee, Chair
  • Official Community Plan Steering Committee
  • Parks, Recreation & Culture Committee
  • Committee of the Whole
  • Ladysmith Downtown Business Association
Alternate
  • Celebrations Committee
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District
3 - Councillor Stevens WEB
Marsh Stevens, Councillor
Telephone: 250.802.4192
Email: mstevens@ladysmith.ca

  • Waterfront Implementation Committee
  • Committee of the Whole
  • Liquid Waste Management Committee
  • Festival of Lights Committee
  • Youth Advisory Committee
  • Arts & Heritage Hub Design Steering Committee

Alternate:

  • Protective Services Committee
  • Social Planning Cowichan Committee
  • Public Art Task Group
4 - Councillor Virtanen WEB
Jeff Virtanen, Councillor
Telephone: 250.802.4296
Email: jvirtanen@ladysmith.ca
  • Vancouver Island Regional Library Board
  • Committee of the Whole
  • Celebrations Committee (Ladysmith Days)

City Hall

 

Town of Ladysmith - Main Office
410 Esplanade (corner of Roberts Street and Trans Canada Highway)                    

Telephone: 250.245.6400
Facsimile: 250.245.6411 

Council Remuneration Bylaws 

1986 Council Remuneration