Dec 4, 2016

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PUBLIC HEARING – DECEMBER 5 AT 6 PM

A Public Hearing will be held by Parksville Council on December 5, 2016, at 6 pm in the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Avenue East to consider public representations on "ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT AMENDMENT BYLAW, 2016, NO. 2000.103". The purpose of the proposed amendment is to change the zoning designation from 'Private Institutional P-2' and 'Single Family Residential RS-1' to the 'Downtown Commercial C-3' zone in order to facilitate a commercial or mixed commercial/residential use on the property at 183 McVickers Street. Full Information

THANK YOU PARKSVILLE RESIDENTS!

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department annual food and toy drive was a tremendous success due to the generosity of Parksville residents. A record amount of food, toys and cash was collected on November 19 and November 20 from residents in the Parksville Fire Protection Area; more than 30,000 pounds of food and $14,000 in cash donations. Full Information

CITY TO HOST MASTER TRANSPORTATION PLAN OPEN HOUSE

The City has begun the process to finalize the Master Transportation Plan which identifies key transportation strategies for the City of Parksville. Information will be presented to the public on Thursday, December 1 from 2-7 pm at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre. Full Information

ICCS, VIU AND SOS PARTNER TO OPEN EXTREME WEATHER SHELTER IN PARKSVILLE

Island Crisis Care Society announced an Extreme Weather Shelter will open in a temporary location for 2016-2017 at 223 Mill Street in Parksville. Full Information

CORFIELD STREET UPGRADES AND JENSEN GREENWAY

The City hosted an open house on October 20 to review preliminary plans for capital project road improvements on Corfield Street from Highway 19A to Stanford Avenue as well as a preliminary proposal for improvements to a trail connecting Corfield Street to Evergreen Street, Bagshaw Street and McVickers Street. Preliminary roadway and pedestrian design concepts from the open house are available here as well as a survey intended to gauge public support for the greenway and comments on the upgrades to Corfield Street. Full Information

PARKSVILLE COMMUNITY AND CONFERENCE CENTRE – KPMG REPORT

The City of Parksville and the Parksville Community Centre Society (PCCS) are moving forward with many of the recommendations contained in the report, Business Analysis of the Parksville Community and Conference Centre, completed by KPMG. 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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