Jul 21, 2019

What's New

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Northwest Bay Road Intersection

Today, the City updated the intersection at Northwest Bay Road and Franklinís Gull Road to a three-way stop. Full Information

Request for Proposals - Event Management Services

The City of Parksville is seeking professional event management services of an experienced and independent contractor to deliver successful community events to celebrate the Cityís 75th birthday. Full Information

Construction Notice - Craig Creek Culvert Replacement Project

We wish to advise the public of the planned Craig Creek twin culvert replacement project at Northwest Bay Road and the City of Parksville boundary. Construction is anticipated to begin on July 15 and is expected to be substantially complete by the end of August. Full Information

Cool off with the Parksville Fire Department!

Council recently gave approval to a Parksville Volunteer Fire Department initiative Ė pop-up or instant water parks! Fire Chief Marc Norris requested approval for the department to create two to four instant water parks over the summer where kids and kids at heart will have an opportunity to cool off by running through a misting spray from an aerial ladder truck. Full Information

Parksville 2019-2022 Strategic Plan

The strategic plan for the City of Parksville was adopted by Council on July 3, 2019. The plan identifies five core priority categories for the next three years, this Councilís term of office. These core priorities are housing, healthcare, recreation, economic development and community safety. Full Information

Project Update - Memorial Avenue Upgrades

The Memorial Avenue streetscape and utility upgrades project which kicked off in May is now well underway. The project will plan, design and oversee construction upgrades to aging underground water, storm, and sanitary sewer lines along Memorial Avenue, as well as improvements to the streetscape with the aim to maintain the historic street trees and enhance their health. Full Information

New Aerial Ladder for Parksville Fire Rescue

In May, the Parksville Volunteer Fire Department received delivery of their new aerial ladder truck. This new apparatus is designated as Ladder 49 and will replace the previous apparatus which has been in service for 27 years, seven years beyond recognized frontline service standards. Full Information

Results of Council Priorities Survey

Through a survey on the Cityís website, Parksville Council sought input from Parksville residents to help determine Councilís strategic priorities for the next three years. The survey was open from April 30 to June 18 with a total of 425 surveys completed and 403 respondents indicating they were Parksville residents. The complete survey results are posted for viewing at Letís Talk Parksville. Full Information

Beach Volleyball Nets Donated to City

Seven beach volleyball nets donated by Shane and Danielle Hyde, owners of Oceanside Outdoor Sports and Volleyball BC have been installed in the Parksville Community Park. These nets will be in place for the summer so residents and visitors will be able to play beach volleyball at any time. Full Information

Cityís Annual Report Available for Review

Parksville Council will formally receive the City's 2018 annual report at the July 15 Council meeting. The annual report is a snapshot of goals and accomplishments in 2018 and includes reports from the Mayor and the Chief Administrative Officer as well as financial information, permissive tax exemptions and department highlights. Full Information

City Offers Security Camera Rebate Program

The City is offering residents and businesses a rebate program for security cameras installed on their property. Council approved the rebate program with $2,500 allocated in 2019 and another $5,000 available in 2020. The rebate is up to a maximum of $100 per application for cameras purchased and installed after July 2, 2019, and before available funds for the current year are used. Full Information

City Will Celebrate 75th Birthday in 2020

On June 19, 2020, the City of Parksville will celebrate its 75th birthday. Council approved moving forward with a 75th birthday select committee to plan events and activities in 2020. Full Information

City Moves to Elevated Stage 3 Watering Restriction

The City is requesting residents voluntarily reduce water consumption as watering restriction Stage 3 becomes effective June 14. Adhering to watering restrictions as well as proactive water conservation is critical to maintain water supply for fire protection, essential household use and environmental flows in streams. 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

Community Park and Springwood Park Sports Fields

The current status of the Cityís sports fields will be available for users from this page. Full Information
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