Mar 24, 2017

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2017 ROAD MARKING AND THERMOPLASTIC PROGRAM - REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

As part of the annual operations program, the City requires the application of centre line, edge line and intersection markings and is seeking request for proposals for 2017 Road Marking and Thermoplastic Program; deadline April 4, 2017. Full Information

COASTAL BLACK-TAILED DEER IN OUR COMMUNITY

We are receiving phone calls from the public expressing concern for the deer in our community. Residents are finding sick or dead deer which appear to have no injuries. This has been a particularly harsh winter for wildlife and in particular for fawns born late in 2016 whose health is now compromised. Full Information

COUNCIL BUDGET MEETINGS – MARCH 29, APRIL 10

The next Council budget deliberation meetings are scheduled for March 29 and April 10. Full Information

APRIL 4 PROCLAIMED ONCOLOGY NURSING DAY

Oncology Nursing Day helps to raise awareness of the tremendous work of oncology nurses in Canada. Oncology nurses have demonstrated excellence in patient care, teaching, research, administration and education in their field. Full Information

MARCH 24-31 PROCLAIMED INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF SERVICE

During this week, Rotary International will partner with other service organizations to inspire volunteers around the world to participate in International Week of Service. Full Information

NOTICE OF PARCEL TAX ROLL REVIEW PANEL

The Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel will meet to hear complaints and review and correct the Assessment Rolls on April 19 at 5:45 pm in the Forum. Full Information

WOOD CHIPPING PROGRAM

The City's wood chipping program will take place from April 18 through May 9. A schedule of the pickup areas and instructions is now available. Full Information

COMMUNITY PARK SPLASH PARK – REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The City is looking to replace the aging splash park in the Parksville Community Park and is seeking a request for proposals from organizations with the expertise to provide the necessary materials and labour needed to design and construct the proposed splash park. The RFP document outlines the scope of work envisioned by the City, sets out the requirements and specifies the process to be used by the City to select a proponent. Full Information

OPEN HOUSE/WORLD CAFÉ ABOUT PARKSVILLE PARKS – MARCH 25

A drop-in open house and World Café will take place at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre on Saturday, March 25 from 10 am to 3 pm. The World Café table sessions scheduled to start at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm, will provide a forum to discuss specific topics relating to the City’s parks. This event aims to draw ideas from citizens on what they would like to see for the future of their parks and trails. 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

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

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

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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