Dec 2, 2021

What's New

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Efforts to Reduce Fuel Consumption

To help keep people safe and re-establish the movement of critical goods and services following severe flooding and landslides, the province is taking temporary measures to ensure fuel (gas and diesel) is prioritized for essential vehicles, while keeping it available to British Columbians. Full Information

Outdoor Theatre Construction Begins in Parksville Community Park

Construction will soon begin on the new outdoor theatre in the Parksville Community Park. In October 2021, Copcan Civil Ltd was awarded the contract to construct the outdoor theatre along with water, storm and sanitary infrastructure. Full Information

City of Parksville Licence Renewals for 2022

Due January 31, 2022, City of Parksville dog and business licence renewals will be mailed to residents and businesses in early December and may be paid at that time. Full Information

Upgrades to Parksville Wetlands Trails

Since early October, the City’s operations teams have been working at the Coldwater Road side of the Parksville Wetlands constructing over 2,000 metres of new trails. This work continues upgrades started in 2019, which saw new trails for walking, maintenance and emergency access. Full Information

Island Health Immunization Site in Parksville Community Centre

Once again, Vancouver Island Health Authority will lease the Parksville Community Centre as a COVID immunization site. Island Health expects the vaccination clinic to open near the end of November and could operate from the Parksville Community Centre into June 2022. Full Information

Parksville Fire’s Boots for Food Drive

This year’s Boots for Food drive for the Parksville Volunteer Fire Department was a huge success. A total of $93,464 cash was collected over the weekend along with new unwrapped toys for the Society of Organized Services. Full Information

City to Enter Lease with BGCCVI to Operate PCC

At the meeting on November 15, Parksville Council authorized staff to undertake the necessary steps to enter into a five-year lease agreement with BGC Central Vancouver Island (BGCCVI) to operate a portion of the Parksville Community Centre (PCC) as the BGCCVI Parksville Child and Family Centre and to manage community use of the PCC. Full Information

Request for Expressions of Interest
Renovations to Parksville Community Centre

The City is requesting expressions of interest from interested parties for renovations to the Parksville Community Centre to establish dedicated licensed childcare spaces and provide enhanced community use spaces. Full Information

In-person Attendance at Council Meetings

Aligned with Public Health Order restrictions, the maximum number of residents who can be accommodated in the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre for a Council meeting is forty (40) with ten spaces allocated to Council and support staff. Full Information

Special Events Application Procedures for 2022

Applications are now being accepted from organizations and individuals wishing to hold special events at City-owned venues or on City streets; review process starts January 31. Full Information

Coffee and a Chat with Mayor Mayne

Residents are invited to join Mayor Ed Mayne in his office for an informal chat on Wednesday, December 1 between 2 and 4 pm. Full Information

VOYENT ALERT! Notification System

Provided by the City of Parksville and the Town of Qualicum Beach, Voyent Alert! is a new multi-purpose communication service. Two dates in November are being offered to ask questions or get help to sign up for Voyent Alert! Full Information

City Offers Tree Rebate Program

For a limited time the City is pleased to offer a maximum of one rebate for the owner of a residence or business who wishes to plant a tree on their property. The rebate amount is for a maximum of $50, subject to certain conditions. 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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