Feb 24, 2017

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - MARCH 6

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, March 6, 2017, at 6 pm to consider representations on "Zoning and Development Amendment Bylaw, 2016, No. 2000.102". Full Information

MARCH 4 IS “PARKS ON THE STREET DAY” IN PARKSVILLE

The first public engagement event for the consultation strategy to update the Community Park Master Plan and complete a survey of all City park spaces will take place on Saturday, March 4 from 10 am to 3 pm. Students from VIU will be stationed in the Community Park, near the post office and the Quality Foods locations and along the downtown Alberni Highway in Parksville to deliver a questionnaire to residents about what they would like to see for the future of City parks, with an emphasis on the Community Park. Full Information

MARCH 6 IS LYMPHEDEMA AWARENESS DAY IN PARKSVILLE

Lymphedema is a chronic disease that results in disfiguring swelling in one or more parts of the body. It is an incurable condition affecting more than 250 million people worldwide with disfigurement, disabilities, discomfort and distress. Full Information

VIU STUDENTS TO ENGAGE PUBLIC ON PRIORITIES FOR PARKSVILLE PARKS

The has begun a consultation strategy to update the Community Park Master Plan and complete a survey on all park spaces. Students from Vancouver Island University, in partnership with the City of Parksville will engage residents about their vision and priorities for park land in Parksville, with specific focus on the Community Park. Full Information

FEBRUARY PROCLAMATIONS

Mayor Lefebvre has declared February as Toastmasters Month in Parksville and Chamber of Commerce Week from February 20 to February 24. Full Information

ERWS CONSTRUCTION COMMENCEMENT AND TRAIL CLOSURE

With the award of the contract for the Englishman River Water Service project, contractor, Knappett Projects Inc, will begin initial work on February 20. Full Information

SIDEWALK WORK ON ISLAND HIGHWAY EAST AND WELD STREET

We wish to advise residents and businesses of our intended street work along the 100 block Island Highway East and Weld Street. Full Information

BUDGET DELIBERATION MEETINGS – MARCH 15 AND 29

The City of Parksville Council invites residents to attend open budget deliberation meetings regarding the draft final 2017-2021 municipal budget and financial plan to be held in the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Avenue East at 6 pm on Wednesday, March 15 and Wednesday, March 29. Full Information

COMMUNITY PARK MOBILE FOOD CONCESSION REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The City of Parksville wishes to provide concession services through mobile vendors in the Community Park with a focus on locally grown and nutritious foods. Contractors would operate mobile food concessions for the 2017 summer season from May 1 through September 30; two concession pads are located in the Community Park and applicants may submit proposals for one or both of the existing pads. The closing date for the return of RFPs is Friday, March 3 at 4 pm to the Administration Department. Full Information

WATER MAIN FLUSHING TO START FEBRUARY 14

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. Full Information

ENGLISHMAN RIVER WATER SERVICE CONTRACT AWARD

The Englishman River Water Service management board has approved award of the contract for the water intake, water treatment plant and Top Bridge reservoir transmission main to Knappett Projects Inc. Full Information

SPRING GRANTS-IN-AID PROGRAM

The City may provide direct financial assistance to community groups and organizations for events which benefit its citizens and visitors. Eligible applicants are community non-profit organizations in the arts, cultural, recreational or social services field. Application must be submitted on the approved form by March 1. Full Information

OPENING FOR ADVISORY DESIGN PANEL MEMBERS

The City is seeking members for the Advisory Design Panel, deadline for application is February 24. Full Information

PARKSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT NOW RECRUITING

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department is seeking enthusiastic men and women to become volunteer firefighters. A new recruit group will begin this spring and applications are now being accepted for volunteer on-call firefighters. Application deadline is March 3. Full Information

CELEBRATING CANADA’S 150TH IN PARKSVILLE - SURVEY

Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017 marks a significant milestone for our country and our community. The City has begun initial planning to determine how Parksville should mark the Sesquicentennial and we’d love to hear your ideas on how we can tie the past to the future, showcase Parksville in 2017 and create a legacy for future generations. 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

SPECIAL EVENTS APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The City of Parksville invites applications from community organizations and private citizens wishing to hold special events at a variety of City-owned venues. 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

WHEELCHAIR SWING AT COMMUNITY PARK REINSTALLED

Following safety concerns after its initial installation, the wheelchair swing in the Lions Venture Playground at the Community Park has now been reinstalled. Additional measures to prevent misuse of the swing and increase safety of its users have been implemented. Full Information
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