Jan 22, 2021

What's New


Lease Agreements with Non-profit Groups

The City wishes to address erroneous information being circulated about how the City enters into lease agreements with non-profit groups. Full Information

Emergency Management Oceanside Community Update - January 19

We look forward to continuing to share great emergency preparedness information with you. Please forward this email to neighbours, friends or family who might be interested in receiving our info. Full Information

Council Approves 2021 Workplan

Council workplan and priorities as presented at the January 18 meeting. Full Information

New Home Owner Grant Application Process

In 2021, homeowners living in municipalities no longer apply for the home owner grant through their municipal office; everyone now applies directly to the province using a new online system. Full Information

Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held by the Council of the City of Parksville on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 3 pm via electronic means, in accordance with provincial health regulations and Ministerial Order M192 resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, to consider public representations on "Zoning and Development Bylaw, 2020, No. 130". Full Information

Request for Quotation – Standby Generator

The City of Parksville requests proposals for a 230KW Standby Generator to provide backup power to the Parksville Civic and Technology Center. Full Information

Participation in Council Meetings During COVID-19 Restrictions

Due to provincial health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person attendance at Council meetings is not permitted and we are not able to offer in-person public participation. Full Information

Parksville Budget 2021 Survey

Public input is an important part of the financial planning process and Council wishes to receive input from residents and businesses prior to Council budget deliberation meetings to determine the City’s draft 2021 municipal budget and 2021-2025 financial plan. Deadline to complete survey is February 21. Full Information

Passing of Joan Lemoine

City of Parksville flags are now at half-mast to honour the passing of Parksville resident and friend, Joan Lemoine. Full Information

Parksville Firefighter Recruitment 2021

Parksville Fire Department is recruiting for 2021, looking for positive, energetic and community minded women and men to join our team of volunteer paid on-call firefighters. A recruit class begins this spring and applications are now being accepted. Full Information

Arbutus Point Protection Work

In December, we noted erosion at the Arbutus Point erosion protection site near the old hovercraft landing in the Parksville Community Park. Later this month, crews will add large rock fill on Arbutus Point to ensure the anchored erosion protection logs are well protected and stabilized. Full Information

Understanding Your BC Property Assessment

Parksville property owners will receive their 2021 assessment notices from the BC Assessment Authority. Property assessments are announced on an annual basis and the 2021 assessments are based on market values at July 1, 2020. Full Information

Zoom and Learn With Our Emergency Preparedness Coordinators

The pandemic has changed so much about the way we live and work and for Parksville and Qualicum Beach emergency program coordinators, engaging the community is no exception. We’d like to reach out virtually and hope you will consider spending an hour or so on Zoom with Aaron and Rob to chat about emergency preparedness and answer your questions. Full Information

Public Notice – Intent to Enter Into a Use Agreement

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Public Notice – Intent to Enter Into a Lease Agreement

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Parksville Snow and Ice Control

The City monitors road and weather conditions through winter months. When snow and icy conditions are forecast, crews and equipment are prepared and when it snows, crews are dispatched to clear roads on a priority basis. Full Information

Notice of Disposition - Jensen Block

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RDN Transferring Ownership of Arena to City

In early January, the RDN will transfer ownership of District 69 arena to the City of Parksville. Full Information

Council Meeting Participation Affected by COVID-19 Restrictions

The December 2 Public Health Order related to gatherings and events, prevents in-person attendance by the public at Council meetings, hearings, committee meetings, open houses, and other in-person meetings. Should restrictions remain in place for the next Council meeting on January 18, we will provide opportunities for residents to participate in meetings. Full Information

Marks Nature Park Remains Closed to Public

As a result of a fire in Marks Nature Park on November 26, the park will remain closed for some time yet. Full Information

Council Resolutions Regarding Parksville Community Centre

Further to City news releases on October 20 and December 1, at the December 7 meeting, Parksville Council agreed to rise and report to provide to the public, previously confidential information related to the Parksville Community Centre. The document included details Council resolutions related to the Parksville Community Centre Society since 2015 and will provide a timeline and context to decisions. Full Information

2021 Licence Renewals

City dog and business licence renewals are due January 31, 2021. Renewals are usually mailed to residents and businesses in early December; however, due to the current COVID-19 Public Health Officer orders, the City will mail licence renewals on January 4, 2021. Full Information

Special Events Application Procedures for 2021

Applications are now being accepted from organizations and individuals wishing to hold special events at City-owned venues or on City streets in 2021. Full Information

VOYENT ALERT! Notification System

Provided by the City of Parksville and the Town of Qualicum Beach, Voyent Alert! is a new multi-purpose communication service. Two dates in November are being offered to ask questions or get help to sign up for Voyent Alert! Full Information

City Offers Tree Rebate Program

For a limited time the City is pleased to offer a maximum of one rebate for the owner of a residence or business who wishes to plant a tree on their property. The rebate amount is for a maximum of $50, subject to certain conditions. 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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