Jun 21, 2018

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FILMING IN COMMUNITY PARK – WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

Chesapeake Shores Productions will be filming in various locations in the Parksville Community Park on Wednesday, June 20 from early morning until dusk. Parking along Beachside Drive will be extremely limited and there is alternate parking in the large open lots behind the curling rink and near the sports fields. Full Information

1,000 TREES PLANTED IN THE MOUNT ARROWSMITH BIOSPHERE REGION

In an effort to limit the environmental impact of the G7 Summit in Quebec this month, the Government of Canada entered into an agreement with the Charlevoix Biosphere Reserve to make the summit an environmentally responsible event by reducing its carbon footprint. One of the highlights of this agreement was the planting of 100,000 trees across 14 of Canada’s 18 UNESCO biosphere reserves. The G7 tree planting project includes the UNESCO-designated Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region (MABR) located on Vancouver Island. Full Information

PARKS, TRAILS AND OPEN SPACES - COMMENTS WELCOME!

As part of resident engagement in the Parks, Trails and Open Spaces Master Plan, birdhouses as comment boxes will be located in public spaces over the next five weeks. Beginning Friday, June 15, the fifteen boxes built and painted by VIU students will be rotated throughout the City’s parks and trails network to collect comments from a total of 63 locations. Full Information

PUBLIC COMMENTS PRIOR TO JUNE 19 PUBLIC HEARING

Included in the June 18, 2018, agenda for the regular Council meeting is a list of public comments submitted to the City about the supportive housing project proposed for 222 Corfield Street South. Full Information

CORFIELD STREET – PAVING PHASE TO BEGIN

The Corfield Street upgrade project is soon to be completed and road paving which is the largest component of the project will occur over the next two weeks, starting late this week, weather dependent. Paving will occur over several days with additional days required to repair driveways. The City appreciates the continued patience of the public, as this final work is completed as efficiently and safely as possible. Full Information

SPLASH PARK OFFICIAL OPENING – JUNE 22

The community is invited to the official opening of the new splash park in the Lions Ventureland Playground in the Community Park on Friday, June 22 at 2 pm. There will be light refreshments and we hope the public will join the City, the Rotary Club of Parksville AM and the Parksville Lions Club for this event. Full Information

RESIDENTS ASKED TO OBSERVE STAGE 2 WATERING TIMES

During May, with the warm dry weather, the City has observed water reservoir levels dropping throughout the night when they should be refilling. Generally, this can be attributed to the use of automatic sprinkler systems at night which is in contravention of Stage 2 watering times. Full Information

CITY DELIVERS BALANCED BUDGET FOR 2018

The City of Parksville’s 2018 budget, adopted on May 7, delivered a balanced budget for the 2018 financial year and established the 2018 tax rate increase. 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

REGIONAL DISTRICT OF NANAIMO – 2018 PROPERTY TAX INFORMATION

Regional District of Nanaimo – 2018 Property Tax Information. 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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