Jan 21, 2019

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR BC PROPERTY ASSESSMENT NOTICE

Parksville property owners will have recently received their 2019 assessment notices. Property assessments are announced on an annual basis and the 2019 assessments are based on market values at July 1, 2018. The average assessment increase in the City of Parksville for residential properties was 12.53%, 6.96% for business and 9.05% for light industry. Full Information

FIRE DEPARTMENT PRACTICE OPEN TO PUBLIC - JANUARY 21

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department’s regular practice night will be open to the public on Monday, January 21 from 7 pm to 9 pm. The practice will be held at the firehall at 160 Jensen Avenue West; please arrive by 6.45 pm and stay as long as you wish. Full Information

FACEBOOK PAGE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH CITY

The City of Parksville wishes to advise the Facebook page, “Parksville Citizens Come Together,” is in no way connected with the City of Parksville. Full Information

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE – MOSS AVENUE AND MCKILLOP DRIVE

We wish to advise residents the new subdivision at 151 Despard Avenue is required to complete infrastructure upgrades on Moss Avenue and a portion of McKillop Drive to facilitate the new development. This work is planned to start early in the new year by Knappet Industries on behalf of the owner Insight Holdings Ltd. Full Information

PARKSVILLE SNOW AND ICE CONTROL

The City monitors road and weather conditions throughout the 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

PARKSVILLE LIBRARY CLOSED JANUARY 1 TO FEBRUARY 7

The Parksville Library will be closed for renovations from January 1 to February 7. Full Information

FIREFIGHTER RECRUITING FOR 2019

Parksville Volunteer Fire Department is seeking enthusiastic men and women to become volunteer paid-on-call firefighters. The 2019 recruit class begins this spring and applications are now being accepted for volunteer on-call firefighters. Full Information

NEW WEBSITE FOR PARKSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT

The Parksville Fire Department recently launched a new website which will provide residents of the Parksville Fire Protection Area with up-to-date news and information about the department. Full Information

TRAIL WORK COMPLETED IN PARKSVILLE WETLANDS

With a view to keeping the Parksville Wetlands, as much as possible, in its natural state, City crews recently completed work on a culvert to allow access to a new section of trail. With completion of this new 300 metre long trail, there is now a 1.14 km loop for walking through the park. Full Information

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE – HIGHWAY 19A AND SHELLY ROAD INTERSECTION UPGRADE

The intersection at Highway 19A and Shelly Road is identified for signalization in the City’s Master Transportation Plan. The contractor, Copcan Civil, will begin construction in this intersection on Monday, October 29 with work expected to complete in late December, weather permitting. Full Information

NON-MEDICAL CANNABIS REGULATIONS IN CITY OF PARKSVILLE

Until January 31, 2019, all cannabis business is prohibited in the City of Parksville. The goal of Parksville Council is to have necessary regulations and bylaws in place and in effect on January 31, 2019. 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

SAFE DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE, ABANDONED WASTE AND SHARPS

The disposal of needles and other sharps continues to be a challenging public safety issue for the Oceanside region. Safe disposal of needles, syringes and sharps is necessary to protect residents, sanitation/municipal workers and the environment. This information addresses the disposal of abandoned waste including needles/sharps in the City. 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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