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Cumberland council approves five-year financial plan

The Village of Cumberland is laying out the blueprint for its future projects.

Council recently approved the village’s five-year financial plan.

Projects planned for 2020 include:

Road and underground utility projects

  • Derwent Avenue, Fifth to Sixth Street – road reconstruction and storm sewer
  • First Street, Maryport to Ulverston – water and storm sewer 
  • Lane south of Dunsmuir, Fifth to Sixth – sanitary sewer
  • Maryport Avenue, Third to Fourth – road and storm sewer
  • Sixth Street, Derwent to Allen – sanitary and storm sewer
  • new sidewalk on Windermere, First to Second microsurfacing of Comox Lake Road, and portion of Union Road
  • ditch regrade in alley at Mill Street/Cumberland Road

Other projects include:

  • fire hall construction at 4382 Cumberland Road
  • boat launch improvements at Lake Park
  • parking lot upgrades at Coal Creek Historic Park
  • update roads master plan
  • municipal facilities maintenance review
  • replace interior doors at Cumberland Recreation (grant)

Design in 2020 for 2021 construction:

  • Wastewater lagoon treatment upgrades – hire project team and engineer, define project scope and specifications, geo-technical site investigation, design and pre-construction work, conclude reed bed trail.
  • Ambleside Avenue, First to Second – road, water, storm and sanitary sewer
  • Egremont Road, Dunsmuir to Penrith – sanitary sewer
  • Maryport Avenue, Egremont to Silecroft – water, storm sewer and road work

Council is expected to consider the tax rate bylaw for 2020 in April.

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