Jul 23, 2018

What's New

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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

CAMPFIRE BAN IN EFFECT JULY 18 - PARKSVILLE FIRE PROTECTION AREA

Effective at noon on Wednesday, July 18 and until further notice, all open burning, including campfires, is banned in the City of Parksville and the surrounding fire protection area. Full Information

RESIDENTS INVITED TO SHAPE FUTURE OF PARKS AND TRAILS

The City wishes to engage residents about their vision and priorities for parks and open spaces; information about online survey and student lead open houses. Full Information

A SPLASH FOR THE KIDS!

The Parksville Lions Ventureland Splash Park was officially opened on June 22 with a community event to recognize the donors and sponsors for their support of the new splash park project. Full Information

PARKS, TRAILS AND OPEN SPACES - COMMENTS WELCOME!

As part of resident engagement in the Parks, Trails and Open Spaces Master Plan, birdhouses as comment boxes will be located in public spaces over the next five weeks. Beginning Friday, June 15, the fifteen boxes built and painted by VIU students will be rotated throughout the City’s parks and trails network to collect comments from a total of 63 locations. Full Information

RESIDENTS ASKED TO OBSERVE STAGE 2 WATERING TIMES

During May, with the warm dry weather, the City has observed water reservoir levels dropping throughout the night when they should be refilling. Generally, this can be attributed to the use of automatic sprinkler systems at night which is in contravention of Stage 2 watering times. Full Information

PORTIONS OF PARKSVILLE WETLANDS OPENED TO PUBLIC

Earlier this year, the City closed access to sections of the Parksville Wetlands (Ermineskin parkland) on recommendation of the Municipal Insurance Association of British Columbia. Since February, operations staff have addressed many items which could be considered a risk to the public and portions of the park are now open. 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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