Mar 24, 2017

Public Notices

Notice of Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel for Revised Water
and Sewer Parcel Tax and Regional District of Nanaimo
Parks Parcel Tax

For those who have received written notification from the City of Parksville, notice is given that the Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel will meet to hear complaints and review and correct the Assessment Rolls on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 5:45 pm in the Forum at the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Avenue East.

The panel will hear complaints as to:
• Ensure names and addresses of the owners are correct
• Whether or not the parcels of land abut the water and/or sewer mains, and
• Errors or omissions respecting the inclusion of property on the roll

The Revised Water and Sewer Parcel Tax Assessment Rolls and the Regional District of Nanaimo Parks Parcel Tax Roll will be open for inspection between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm, Monday through Friday, from March 31 to April 19, 2017 in the City's Finance Department.

A complaint shall not be heard by the Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel unless a written notice of complaint has been submitted to the City at least 48 hours prior to the time appointed for the sitting of the Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel.

Dated at Parksville, March 15, 2017.

This notice is published in accordance with Section 204(2)(c) of the Community Charter.

G Lucky Butterworth, CPA, CGA
Director of Finance


We wish to advise residents and businesses of our intended street work along the 100 block Island Highway East and Weld Street. The City will remove a total of three trees on the Island Highway East and no trees will be removed on Weld Street.

Located within the City sidewalks, the tree roots have lifted the sidewalk panels and have the potential to cause liability risks such as tripping hazards. It is necessary to remove the trees and resurface the sidewalk within our allowed budget. This work will create a safer walking surface for pedestrians.

The work which is weather dependent is scheduled to begin on February 20 and is expected to take about two weeks to complete. Please direct questions to the operations department at 250 248-5412.


The City’s annual water main flushing program will begin on February 14 and run through the first week in April. Flushing is an important part of our ongoing maintenance program to ensure the integrity of the water supply system.

Flushing will generally take place between the hours of 7 am and 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

During these times, customers can expect some discolouration of water and intermittent drops in water pressure. Please follow these guidelines during the water main flushing program:

  • Keep a fresh supply of drinking water in your refrigerator.
  • Check for discolouration of water before doing laundry.
  • If your water is discoloured, run an outside tap (after 3:30 pm) until the water clears
Please direct questions to 250 248-5412.


The City of Parksville invites applications from community organizations and private citizens wishing to hold special events at a variety of City-owned venues.
  • Parksville Civic and Technology Centre grounds at 100 Jensen Avenue East
  • Parksville Community Park
    • Picnic shelter
    • Waterfront Walkway gazebo
    • Beach volleyball courts
    • Kite field
    • Skateboard Park
  • Springwood Park
  • Foster Park (gazebo)
  • Off Leash Dog Park (Despard Avenue)
  • Individual City green spaces
  • City streets for walks, marathons, cycling events and/or parades
For use of the baseball/soccer fields and the lacrosse box, contact the Regional District of Nanaimo at

Interested parties may obtain copies of the City's special events policy and relevant application forms from the Department of Engineering and Operations at 1116 Herring Gull Way, from City Hall at 100 Jensen Avenue East or downloaded from the City's website at

Applications for events to be held in 2015 will be accepted starting January 1, 2015, and the review process will begin January 31, 2015. As per policy, where conflicting dates occur, annual events will be given priority provided the request is received no later than the January 31 deadline, after which date the application will be addressed on the same basis as first time events. First time events will be handled on a first come, first served basis depending on venue availability.

Special event applications received after January 31 must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the event date and will be subject to the same terms and conditions as those applications received prior to January 31.

For more information, please call Engineering and Operations at 250 951-2484.


Pursuant to Section 127 of the Community Charter and "Procedure Bylaw, 2012, No. 1477" a schedule of dates, times and places of City of Parksville regular municipal Council and Committee meetings for the year 2017 is posted on the City notice board at the Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Avenue East, Parksville BC, for viewing during regular office hours of 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays. The meeting schedule may also be viewed on the City website at

Corporate Officer

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