Feb 3, 2023

Mission, Corporate Values, Strategic Priorities


In February 2015, Council adopted the mission, vision, corporate values statement and 2015 strategic priorities for the City of Parksville. These statements provide guidelines for Council and staff when setting budgets and identifying projects and priorities.

The City of Parksville’s mission statement:

    To provide good governance, prudent financial management, enhancing Parksville’s lifestyle
    through leadership, community involvement and commitment to providing services
    in an effective, efficient manner to all residents.
Council and staff are committed to the City of Parksville's corporate values as stated here:
  • Quality Service - We succeed by focusing our attention on serving the citizenry of our community. We believe in proactively involving our citizens in identifying community needs and deciding upon solutions.
  • Fiscal Responsibility - We are the caretakers of our City. We believe that implementing our community vision requires careful financial planning and accountability to our citizens. We will be fair and prudent and our expenditures will be affordable. We will save for our community's future.
  • Environmental Awareness - We are stewards of our land and our water. Its fragility and the resources it provides us deserve our respect. We believe that we will keep our community lively and healthy by preserving, protecting and rehabilitating our natural environment.
  • Inclusiveness - We will foster an environment which stimulates professional excellence and encourages contributions by all employees.

Mission, Vision, Corporate Values Statement    Adobe Download

2019-2022 Strategic Plan
The strategic plan for the City of Parksville, adopted by Council on July 3, 2019, identifies five core implementation priority categories for the term 2019-2022. These core priorities are housing, healthcare, recreation, economic development and community safety. The strategic plan will guide the effective and efficient use of City resources, considering both budgetary and human resource constraints to ensure progress is made and the City’s vision and mission are accomplished. Council will monitor implementation on an ongoing basis and continue to update the community on milestones and project completion.

The strategic planning journey began in January 2019 with the Mayor’s roundtable event; a conversation with residents to determine the priority actions the community wishes Council to focus on during their term of office. A series of Committee of the Whole meetings were held to discuss each core priority and an online community survey received 425 responses. All initiatives were intended to understand what is most important to residents. Survey results are posted to Let’s Talk Parksville at https://letstalkparksville.ca/8785/documents/17616


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