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'Victorian-style' bus shelter approved by Cumberland council

Cumberland council approved a $22,000 expenditure this week to install a 'Victorian-style' bus shelter near the post office and four bear-proof waste receptacles on Dunsmuir Avenue.

Existing garbage cans will be relocated elsewhere. Cost of the shelter is $10,000 and the receptacles are worth $6,500. $3,000 is for public works to install both and $2,500 is for a contingency fund.

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Council directed staff to draft an agreement with Coal Valley Estates to allow the developer to prepay water development cost charge fees in exchange for water DCC credits.

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The CVRD is consulting with 14 communities as it updates a solid waste management plan for the Comox Strathcona area. There will be a public meeting from 4 to 8 p.m. March 13 at the Cumberland Seniors Centre.

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A village hall meeting will be held from 7-9 p.m. Monday in council chambers. Topics include Greenhouse Gas/Action Charter, pot holes, a new transit route and other items forwarded by residents. Comment sheets are available in advance at the village office and at the meeting.

reporter@comoxvalleyrecord.com

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