Cumberland traffic might be rerouted

Coal Valley Estates has proposed intersection improvements that will reroute traffic in Cumberland and create better visibility.

Coal Valley Estates has proposed intersection improvements that will reroute traffic in Cumberland and create better visibility at Third and Cumberland Road.Construction is expected to be complete by late-summer. At Monday’s meeting, council directed staff to research criteria for removing parkland to make room for roads.• • •The Village will enter into a contract with Dialect Communications Group to create a new municipal website. The amount is not to exceed $18,000.  • • •The RCMP has asked local governments to help establish policing priorities for 2012/13. Council will forward the following priorities: off-road vehicles, boating and drinking on Comox Lake and speeding on Cumberland Road.• • •The Cumberland Museum and Archives, with expenses nearly reaching $100,000 for 2012, needs help from the Village just to keep its doors open. Specifically, it requires funding to pay for utilities, security, insurance, janitorial and other sustainable operations. • • •A committee of the whole council budget workshop will be held at 8:30 a.m. Monday in council chambers.