Editor’s Note: Berwick Retirement Home in Comox Submits Applications for Proposed Expansion

August 12, 2015

In This Issue

  • Berwick Retirement Home in Comox submits applications for proposed expansion;
  • Knappet Industries awarded tender for Kelland Reservoir replacement; and
  • Alterra Power Corp. and Klahoose First Nation sign MOU on hydroelectric project.

Berwick Retirement Home in Comox is proposing to expand its facility by adding 34 new units.

Berwick Retirement Home in Comox is proposing to expand its facility by adding 34 new units.

Berwick Retirement Home in Comox Submits Applications for Proposed Expansion

Rezoning and development permit applications have been submitted to the Town of Comox for a proposed 6-storey expansion at the Berwick Retirement Home in Comox. The owner plans to add 34 units, bringing the total number of seniors suites up to 166 units. The addition will be 32,000 sq. ft. in size. It is expected that this application could proceed to council for consideration within the next month.

Knappet Industries Awarded Tender for Kelland Reservoir Replacement

The Comox Valley Regional District has awarded the tender for the Kelland Reservoir Replacement to Knappett Industries in the amount of $839,921. This project will involve the replacement of an existing steel bolted reservoir with a new bolted steel reservoir.

Alterra Power Corp. and Klahoose First Nation Sign MOU on Hydroelectric Project

Alterra Power Corp. and the Klahoose First Nation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in May of this year to develop the 15 MW Tahumming River hydroelectric project, which is located near the Toba Montrose and Jimmie Creek projects in the traditional territory of the Klahoose. The parties plan to submit the project to BC Hydro and Power Authority’s Standing Offer Program upon completion of the project’s environmental assessment certificate.

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