Feb 23, 2018

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MARCH 17 IS “PARKS ON THE STREET DAY” IN PARKSVILLE

The first public engagement event for the Parks, Trails and Open Spaces Master Plan project is set for on Saturday, March 17 from 10 am to 3 pm when VIU students will be located at Foster and Springwood parks and also be set up with a tent in downtown, along the Alberni Highway in Parksville, to deliver a questionnaire to residents about what they would like to see for the future of City parks, trails and open spaces. Full Information

RENATE SUTHERLAND TO RECEIVE COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD

The City of Parksville is pleased to announce Renate Sutherland as the recipient of the 2017 Community Spirit Award as part of the Parksville & District Chamber of Commerce Business Achievement Awards. Full Information

SOUTH PORTION OF ERMINESKIN PARKLAND CLOSED TO PUBLIC

On recommendation from the Municipal Insurance Association of British Columbia, the City of Parksville has decided to close the southern portion of the Ermineskin parkland property until further notice. Full Information

BUDGET DELIBERATION MEETINGS

Residents are welcome to attend budget deliberation meetings regarding the draft final 2018-2022 municipal budget and 2018 financial plan on March 26 and April 9. Full Information

SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING - FEBRUARY 26

At the January 15 meeting, Council referred consideration of the proposed "City of Parksville Subdivision Servicing Bylaw, 2017, No. 1540" to a special meeting to be held on February 26 at 6 pm in the Forum, Parksville Civic and Technology Centre. Full Information

PARKSVILLE BEACH CLOSURES TO DOGS

Parksville beaches are popular spots for the annual migration of Brant geese. Brant geese feed and rest at the tideline and are especially vulnerable to disturbances by dogs. For this reason, Parksville beaches are subject to seasonal no dog restrictions; beaches close to dogs both on-leash and off-leash for a period of time each year. 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. Full Information

WATERMAIN FLUSHING

The City’s annual watermain flushing program will begin on February 13 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

WOOD CHIPPING PROGRAM

The City's wood chipping program will take place from April 3 through April 24. A schedule of the pickup areas and instructions is now available. Full Information

ST PADDY’S CASINO SPLASH FUNDRAISING EVENT – MARCH 17

You might just find your pot of gold at the St Paddy’s Casino Splash on Saturday, March 17 at Parksville Chrysler. Hosted by the Parksville Lions Club and the Rotary Club of Parksville AM, this event will raise funds for the new splash park located in the Parksville Community Park. 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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