City of Parksville invites residents to be part of budget discussions

'Public input is an important part of the financial planning process and Council would like your comments and suggestions,' said the city

The City of Parksville has extended an invitation to city residents to attend the public budget deliberation meetings scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 2 and Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 6 pm. in the Forum at the Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, 100 Jensen Avenue East.

The city said in a news release the purpose of the meetings is to discuss the 2017-2021 municipal budget and financial plan.

“Public input is an important part of the financial planning process and Council would like your comments and suggestions,” said the release.

Residents can contribute to the discussion in these ways:

• Comment in person on November 2 and November 9. Council will provide opportunities for questions, comments and suggestions from the public.

• Watch the meeting live online through the city’s webstreaming. Video from the meeting will be archived and may be viewed at another time as well (www.parksville.ca).

• Email comments and questions to info@parksville.ca

• Post comments on Facebook facebook.com/cityparksville or tweet the city (@cityparksville).

Comments should be received by October 26 to be considered by council on November 2 and by November 3 for the November 9 meeting. The city also wants people to know their comments will form part of the public record.

If you are not familiar with the city’s budget information, the municipal budgets and financial plans from previous years and other documents may be viewed or downloaded from the website at www.parksville.ca.

— NEWS Staff/City of Parksville

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