Rural garbage pickup, recycling rejected in Comox Valley

In a referendum Saturday, voters rejected a proposal for garbage pickup and recycling in rural areas of the Comox Valley.

In a referendum Saturday, voters rejected a proposal for garbage pickup and recycling in rural areas of the Comox Valley.

Unofficial results of the proposed roadside solid waste pickup service in electoral areas of A, B and C show 73 per cent of 4,289 voters said no.

The turnout percentage was 29 per cent.

Official results will be posted by Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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