Jun 27, 2017

What's New

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

A Public Hearing will be held by Council on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at 6 pm in the Forum at the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre to consider public input on the proposed "Zoning and Development Amendment Bylaw, 2016, No. 2000.104". The purpose of the proposed amendment is to change the zoning from Single Family Residential RS-1 to Medium Density Residential RS-2 in order to facilitate townhomes on the properties at 451, 461 and 465 Hirst Avenue West. Full Information

2016 ANNUAL REPORT

The City’s annual report, a snapshot of goals and accomplishments in 2016, will be formally presented to Council on July 5. The report is available for review on the website and at the administration department. Full Information

SPRINGWOOD TRANSMISSION MAIN CONSTRUCTION

In the next few weeks, IDL Projects Incorporated from Ladysmith will begin construction on the Springwood reservoir transmission main intended to deliver water from the new treatment plant directly to the above ground reservoir in Springwood Park. Full Information

BIG PLANS FOR A LITTLE PARK - JUNE 24 AT SHELLY PARK

The Pioneer Crescent Neighbourhood Residents Association will host a kickoff fundraising event for Shelly Park on Saturday, June 24 from 12.30 to 2.30 pm. Shelly Park is located at the corner of Shelly Road and Turner Road in Parksville. Full Information

2016 STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL INFORMATION (SOFI)

Council approved the City’s Statement of Financial Information for the year ended December 31, 2016. Full Information

PARKSVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO CELEBRATE 75TH ANNIVERSARY

The Parksville Volunteer Fire Department turns seventy-five in 2017 and to mark this historic occasion, the department will host an Open House and Show & Shine on Saturday, July 22 in downtown Parksville. Full Information

CITY OF PARKSVILLE RANKED NO. 2 IN SPENDING CONTROL

Released in November 2016, the report which monitors trends in municipal operating spending from 2004 to 2014, ranked the City of Parksville as number two in the province and also number two on Vancouver Island. Full Information

PARKSVILLE SPLASH PARK PROJECT UNDERWAY

The Parksville Lions Club and the Rotary Club of Parksville AM are ready to make a splash to raise $100,000 to replace the outdated spray park in the Parksville Community Park. Full Information

RESIDENTS INVITED TO HELP SHAPE FUTURE OF COMMUNITY PARK

In early May, Parksville residents will receive a postcard in the mail with information on how to participate in an online survey about the Parksville Community Park. Resident input will assist the City and the VIU team to identify goals and priorities for the future of the Community Park and also guide the development of the Community Park Master Plan. Full Information

CITY MOVES TO STAGE 2 WATERING RESTRICTIONS ON MAY 1

Effective May 1, watering restrictions in the City of Parksville will be at Stage 2. Stage 2 will be in effect for May through September unless otherwise advised by the City of Parksville. Full Information

COASTAL BLACK-TAILED DEER IN OUR COMMUNITY

We are receiving phone calls from the public expressing concern for the deer in our community. Residents are finding sick or dead deer which appear to have no injuries. This has been a particularly harsh winter for wildlife and in particular for fawns born late in 2016 whose health is now compromised. 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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