Parksville’s annual report available for public review

Residents can ask questions, make comments by July 4

Parksville council will formally receive the city’s 2018 annual report at the July 15 council meeting.

The annual report is a snapshot of goals and accomplishments in 2018 and includes reports from the mayor and the chief administrative officer as well as financial information, permissive tax exemptions and department highlights.

The annual report may be viewed on the city’s website and in paper copy at the administration department, 100 Jensen Avenue East.

Under the provisions of the Community Charter, the annual report is available for public inspection at least 14 days prior to council considering the report. Those wishing comments or questions conveyed to council about the annual report in advance of the July 15 meeting should provide them before 4 p.m. on July 4. Residents may comment at the July 15 council meeting, by email to or through the contact form on the city’s website.

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In accordance with the Community Charter, municipalities prepare an annual report which provides a progress report on the performance of the City compared to established objectives. The annual report includes the following: 2018 financial information; a list of the tax exemptions provided by council and for each exemption, the amount of property taxes that would have been imposed on the property in 2018 if it were not exempt; and a report on municipal services and operations.

— NEWS staff, submitted

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