One long-term member of Qualicum Beach council will not be running in the upcoming civic election.
Current Coun. Bill Luchtmeijer told The NEWS he wouldn’t be running in the Oct. 20 election and his decision was pretty “chiseled in stone.”
Coun. Barry Avis has announced that he will be running for council again.
Incumbent Mayor Teunis Westbroek, who has held the position of mayor for 19 years, announced at in July that he would be running for mayor once again.
Current Coun. Anne Skipsey announced at the July 16 meeting that she was planning to run for mayor as well.
Coun. Neil Horner declined to comment to The NEWS on whether or not he planned to run for a council seat again.