City Council

The property at 113 and 161 Island Highway is currently being dismantled as the developer attempts to salvage ‘usable’ lumber for their development application to the City of Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Development application delayed for high-profile Parksville property

Council refers application to staff for further improvements

 

Port McNeill councillor Derek Koel busts a rap to help promote the town’s active transportation plan. (Facebook video screenshot)

VIDEO: Vancouver Island councillor makes rap video to promote active transportation plan

Active transportation is a personal matter for councillor Derek Koel.

 

The Town of Qualicum Beach will continue to have confidential in-camera meetings in person and at the council chambers. (Mandy Moraes photo)

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach confidential meetings to remain in person at council chambers

Coun. Robert Filmer calls decision an ‘unneeded risk’

 

The Quality Foods being built at 371 Alberni Highway in Parksville has the support of city council to move forward with their patron participation entertainment endorsement application. (Mandy Moraes photo)
The Quality Foods being built at 371 Alberni Highway in Parksville has the support of city council to move forward with their patron participation entertainment endorsement application. (Mandy Moraes photo)
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Subject to successful grant funding, the City of Parksville will enter into an agreement with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island to operate a full complement of child, youth and family community services at the Parksville Community Centre in 2021. (BGCCVI photo)

City of Parksville to work with Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island

Mayor: “There is a critical shortage of childcare spaces in Parksville”

Subject to successful grant funding, the City of Parksville will enter into an agreement with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Vancouver Island to operate a full complement of child, youth and family community services at the Parksville Community Centre in 2021. (BGCCVI photo)
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Parksville council votes to help groups out

Trio of organizations receive cash boost

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Parksville 2020 budget meeting to be held on Nov. 4

Residents with comments encouraged to email council

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Quality Foods in Parksville. The Vancouver Island-based grocer is seeking public consultation to open an upstairs lounge at a new store being built at 371 Alberni Highway. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Quality Foods to receive public opinion regarding upstairs lounge in Parksville

‘It’s a really well-run, very classy addition to what they do’

Quality Foods in Parksville. The Vancouver Island-based grocer is seeking public consultation to open an upstairs lounge at a new store being built at 371 Alberni Highway. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Parksville city hall sign. (PQB News file photo)

Panhandling in Parksville could come at a cost

Council votes on amendment to add $50 fine for solicitation in certain areas

Parksville city hall sign. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville homeowner must clean up property or face penalties

Parksville homeowner must clean up property or face penalties

If deadline not met, city crews will do the job and a bill will be sent out

Parksville homeowner must clean up property or face penalties
Qualicum Beach council meeting electronically on Zoom on June 24. (Youtube screenshot)
Qualicum Beach council meeting electronically on Zoom on June 24. (Youtube screenshot)
Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)

Barring public from open council meetings exceeds authority: B.C. Ombudsperson

Orders affected the public attending council meetings

Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)
Ed Mayne with photos of needles taken in Parksville by bylaw officers. (Cloe Logan photo)
Ed Mayne with photos of needles taken in Parksville by bylaw officers. (Cloe Logan photo)
Parksville council met virtually on May 20 and discussed how they can support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)

COVID-19: Parksville council votes to let businesses use public space for expansion

As B.C. enters Phase 2, businesses start to reopen using social distancing protocols

Parksville council met virtually on May 20 and discussed how they can support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. (File photo)
Qualicum Beach council met virtually via Zoom on May 13. (File photo)
Qualicum Beach council met virtually via Zoom on May 13. (File photo)
COVID-19: Parksville council to resume in-person meetings June 1
COVID-19: Parksville council to resume in-person meetings June 1
Parksville city council voted against an amendment to the OCP at the recent council meeting. (NEWS file photo)

Parksville council votes against OCP amendment, squashing 130 Shelly Rd. development

Vote comes almost a month after residents unanimously spoke out against plan

Parksville city council voted against an amendment to the OCP at the recent council meeting. (NEWS file photo)
Parksville council talked affordable housing at the most recent committee of the whole meeting. (File photo)

Parksville council members share views on affordable housing

Divergent opinions on responsibility, priorities

Parksville council talked affordable housing at the most recent committee of the whole meeting. (File photo)
A public art installation at the Parksville Forum is under debate for being more complicated and expensive than initially thought. (Emily Vance photo)

‘Soft Shore’ public art installation at Parksville city hall more expensive than planned

Plans to install centerpiece from MAC summer show hits roadblocks

A public art installation at the Parksville Forum is under debate for being more complicated and expensive than initially thought. (Emily Vance photo)