The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) will be conducting water main flushing for the Sandwick Water System from April 23 to 27 in preparation for connecting Sandwick residents to the Comox Valley Water System.
The Comox Valley Council of Canadians is excited to present an open house and information update on the biggest, most ambitious ‘re-wilding’ project ever undertaken in the Comox Valley.
Garden enthusiasts and nature lovers, mark your calendars for Sunday, May 6th. Local residents and visitors are invited to explore a lovely corner of the Comox Valley. In the fall of 2016, this eleven-acre waterfront property became the Brian and Sarah McLoughlin Park, the latest addition to the Comox Valley Regional District park system. This treasure of a park can be found at the end of Tasman Road, off Williams Beach Road in Merville. Stroll from the gate down a winding road to admire the ornamental gardens of the McLoughlin family cottage and stop for a while to sit on the rocky beach and watch for whales, seals, and other wildlife, while enjoying spectacular views of the mainland mountains.
The final phase of the Village Upgrades project is ready to get underway, with roadwork to begin the week of April 9 on the unfinished section of Cumberland Road, just west of Union Road.
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) and the Province of BC are hosting “existing use” groundwater licensing workshops and a public information session on Monday, April 16th.
The Comox Valley Regional District (CVRD) board of directors has adopted the 2018 budget that includes a total consolidated budget of $121.1 million (a net operating budget for the year of $70.7 million and a total capital spending of $50.4 million).
Drivers headed to the airport are advised that construction work on the Knight Road portion of the new Hudson Trunk sewer line project is expected to begin at the end of March and continue until late-April.
To allow for the construction, one lane of traffic will need to be closed. Access for local residents and businesses will be maintained, but traffic delays should be expected. Drivers using this route to pass through are encouraged to use alternate routes, including Ryan Road/Military Row and Pritchard Road.
In April 2019, the Merville Soldiers’ Settlement community will be 100 years old. Time for a birthday party! But first we have to organize it, right?
On Thursday, March 29th, the Merville hall will be open for the first meeting for the planning of the event. From 7:00 to 8:00, the Merville Community Association Board will go over plans for renovating the 3 acre site to get it ready for the big centennial celebration in October, 2019.
The Alternative Approval Process (AAP) for the Comox Valley Water Treatment Project is now finished. At the close of the AAP on March 16 at 4:30 pm, 31 eligible elector response forms were received. As fewer than 10% of eligible electors registered their opposition, the Comox Valley Regional District may now borrow up to $29 million to pay for some of the project costs. With this funding authorized, the District can continue moving the Water Treatment Project forward.