The Comox Valley Regional District board has unanimously adopted the 2013 budget that reflects major projects in various services.
The $54.7-million net operating budget includes $2.9 million for landfill improvements and partial closure of the Campbell River waste management centre, and $4.8 million towards design and construction of landfill improvements at the Comox Valley waste management centre.
It also includes $2 million for the south sewer project to address failing septic systems in Union Bay and Royston, and wastewater treatment issues in Cumberland. A total of $2.5 million has been allotted to upgrade the Courtenay pump station.
For more information on taxation by jurisdiction or a particular service budget go to www.comoxvalleyrd.ca, click on Finance and then Budgets.