Apr 23, 2019

What's New

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Tree Planting in the Parksville Wetlands

The public is welcome to participate in a First Parksville Scouts event in the Parksville Wetlands on Saturday, April 27 to plant trees and shrubs. The event is scheduled from 10 am to 2 pm or until all trees and shrubs have been planted. Residents should enter the Parksville Wetlands from Foxtail Avenue and Lodgepole Drive, near Hirst Avenue. Full Information

Corfield Street Traffic Disruptions – April 26

Another delivery of modular building units for the supporting housing project will be moved onto the site at 222 Corfield Street South on Friday, April 26. Full Information

Lions Ventureland Playground Resurfacing Complete

The resurfaced area of the Lion’s Ventureland Playground is now open in the Parksville Community Park. Geared for toddlers and young children, the new surfacing with improved safety and playability improves the recreation options for this area of the playground. Cost for this portion of the resurfacing was about $330,000. Full Information

Draft Parks, Trails and Open Spaces Master Plan

Students from Vancouver Island University and the Mount Arrowsmith Biosphere Region Research Institute have completed the Draft Parks, Trails and Open Spaces Master Plan now available on the City website. Full Information

Annual Wood Chipping Program

The City’s 2019 wood chipping program will take place from April 1 through April 24. The City is divided into two zones; west of Craig Street and east of Craig Street. Properties located west of Craig Street will receive collection between April 1 and April 14 and collection for properties east of Craig Street is scheduled between April 15 and April 24. Full Information

Parksville Beach Closures to Dogs

The beaches at Parksville Bay and Rathtrevor are closed to dogs both on-leash and off-leash until May 1. Full Information

Special Events Application Procedures for 2019

The City of Parksville invites applications from community organizations and private citizens wishing to hold special events at a variety of City-owned venues in 2019. Full Information

Overnight Camping on Public Lands in the City of Parksville

The BC Supreme Court provided direction to municipalities on how to regulate overnight camping in public spaces by people who are homeless. 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

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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