Aug 21, 2018

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CLICK HERE FOR ALL NEWS RELEASES ISSUED BY THE CITY OF PARKSVILLE

UPDATED FALSE ALARM BYLAW

Parksville Council recently approved an updated False Alarm Bylaw which enables the City to increase enforcement when multiple false alarms occur on a single property and to recover some of the costs for responding to the calls. Full Information

ASSESSMENT AND REMOVAL OF DEAD AND FAILING TREES

The City’s operations department regularly inspects and assesses trees within City boundaries, part of a practice to monitor, remove or modify trees which are deemed to be hazardous. Full Information

INTERESTED IN RUNNING FOR OFFICE?

We are offering a candidate information session on Wednesday, September 5 at 4.30 pm in the Forum, Parksville Civic and Technology Centre. Full Information

INVITATION TO TENDER – INTERSECTION UPGRADE (SHELLY ROAD/HIGHWAY 19A)

Signed tenders in a sealed envelope marked “Tender for City of Parksville, Intersection Upgrade, Shelly Road and Highway 19A” will be received at the office of Koers & Associates Engineering up to 2 pm local time, Sept, 14 2018. Full Information

SAFE DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE, ABANDONED WASTE AND SHARPS

The disposal of needles and other sharps continues to be a challenging public safety issue for the Oceanside region. Safe disposal of needles, syringes and sharps is necessary to protect residents, sanitation/municipal workers and the environment. This information addresses the disposal of abandoned waste including needles/sharps in the City. Full Information

IN-STREAM WORK IN THE ENGLISHMAN RIVER

As part of the Englishman River Water Service project, a new intake structure was constructed in 2018 on the bank of the Englishman River. Over the next two weeks, the ERWS contractor will undertake stream work to remove river rock which deposited on the intake screens as a result of last winter’s storms. Full Information

CITY ASKS RESIDENTS TO CONSERVE WATER

The City is requesting residents voluntarily reduce water consumption as watering restriction stage 3 is effective August 9. Full Information

WATERMAIN CONSTRUCTION AT 180 JENSEN AVENUE EAST

Over the next month, construction will take place on the west property line of 180 Jensen Avenue East, property owned by Berwick Retirement Communities. Scheduled to begin July 25, the works will involve the relocation of a large watermain to facilitate service connections for the proposed development at 180 Jensen Avenue East. Full Information

REMINDER OF TOP BRIDGE PARK TRAIL CLOSURE

To accommodate continued construction of the Englishman River Water Service project and for the ongoing safety of residents and visitors, a section of the Top Bridge Regional Trail remains closed until spring 2019. Full Information

CAMPFIRE BAN IN EFFECT JULY 18 - PARKSVILLE FIRE PROTECTION AREA

Effective at noon on Wednesday, July 18 and until further notice, all open burning, including campfires, is banned in the City of Parksville and the surrounding fire protection area. Full Information

PORTIONS OF PARKSVILLE WETLANDS OPENED TO PUBLIC

Earlier this year, the City closed access to sections of the Parksville Wetlands (Ermineskin parkland) on recommendation of the Municipal Insurance Association of British Columbia. Since February, operations staff have addressed many items which could be considered a risk to the public and portions of the park are now open. Full Information

RAIN BARREL REBATE OFFER TO RESIDENTS

For a limited time, the City of Parksville is offering rebates of up to $50 for the purchase and installation of rain barrels. The rebate of one per residence is 50% of the cost of the rain barrel, up to a maximum of $50. Full Information

LOW FLUSH TOILET REBATE PROGRAM

For a limited time, the City will once again offer the low flush toilet rebate program. Full Information

COMMUNITY PARK AND SPRINGWOOD PARK SPORTS FIELDS

The current status of the City’s sports fields will be available for users from this page. Full Information
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