COURTENAY, B.C. – It’s official: Courtenay mayor Larry Jangula is running for re-election.

Jangula filed his nomination papers with the Chief Elections Officer today (Sept. 5).

So far, Jangula is running against City of Courtenay councillor Bob Wells, who has already filed his nomination papers.

Fellow councillor Erik Eriksson has also announced his intention to run for city mayor.

The nomination period for candidates opened Tuesday morning and will close on Friday, Sept. 14 at 4 p.m.

A retired RCMP member and small business owner, Jangula has lived in Courtenay with his family since 1985.