Approval unanimous for Comox Valley Regional District budget

The Comox Valley Regional District board has unanimously adopted the 2013 budget that reflects major projects in various services.

HERE'S THE BREAKDOWN for the 2013-14 Comox Valley Regional District budget.

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.

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