Chilliwack – Hot on the heels of last month Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Chilliwack that led to the signing of a $1.2 million MOU to fund the Vedder Greenway pedestrian trail bridge, comes another payment.
The FVRD Electoral District D has signed a $75,000 agreement with Kinder Morgan for improvements to Thompson Community Park and the Mount Cheam trailhead parking lot.
There is a caveat. the Trans Mountain Expansion Project still needs the go ahead from the NED, the National Energy Board.
The “Memorandum of Understanding for a Community Benefit Agreement” with the FVRD’s Electoral Area D is the latest of a number of agreements to be signed by communities along the proposed pipeline route.
Hope signed an agreement for $500,000 to fund improvements to community spaces, and Abbotsford accepted $1.3 million for the revitalization of Ledgeview Golf Course.
Ironically after the Ledgeview decision, the clubhouse suffered fire damage.
In Chilliwack, there is still an uproar over the proposed pipeline and possible contamination of the Aquifer.