City Council

A slide showing BroomBuster volunteers over several years, as presented by the organizations founder and director, Joanne Sales, to Parksville city council on Feb. 7, 2022. (Submitted photo)

BroomBusters present update to Parksville city council on removing invasive plants

Dry and flammable Scotch broom a fire hazard during hotter, drier summer months

A slide showing BroomBuster volunteers over several years, as presented by the organizations founder and director, Joanne Sales, to Parksville city council on Feb. 7, 2022. (Submitted photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville council to discuss future of proposed aquatic and recreation centre

Committee of the whole meeting to be held Feb. 16

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Councillors to attend session on proposed updates to B.C.’s geographical naming principles

Proposed changes include acknowledging importance of documenting, restoring Indigenous place names

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

City of Parksville not represented on Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness

Mayor to direct city staff to ask whether a liaison position is still open, or welcome

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Arrowsmith Water Service and Englishman River Water Service logo. (PQB News file photo)
The Arrowsmith Water Service and Englishman River Water Service logo. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre located at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB New file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre located at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB New file photo)
People rally against Bill 21 in Montreal in 2019. On Thursday (Jan. 6) Victoria council voted to contribute $9,500 to a growing legal challenge against the bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

B.C.’s capital bucking up for legal challenge of Quebec’s religious symbols ban

Victoria among number of Canadian cities commiting cash, encourage other B.C. cities to do the same

People rally against Bill 21 in Montreal in 2019. On Thursday (Jan. 6) Victoria council voted to contribute $9,500 to a growing legal challenge against the bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville city council to consider representation with Oceanside Task Force on Homelessness

Coun. Marilyn Wilson provided notice of motion at Dec. 20 council meeting

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

COVID-19: Parksville council to approve second intake of grant-in-aid applicants

Grants to offset COVID-related expenses since March 2020

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Design of multi-use path connecting Parksville Community Park and Rathtrevor expected by summer 2022

City of Parksville asked to participate and provide design input with project team, RDN

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, located at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

COVID-19: Parksville council approves second intake of grant-in-aid for non-profits

First round to offset COVID-related expenses given in June 2021

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre, located at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
A screenshot from the Nov. 1, 2021, Parksville city council meeting, where a public engagement team presented an update on the proposed aquatic and recreation centre. (Submitted photo)

Survey: 61 per cent willing to pay more taxes for proposed Parksville aquatic/rec centre

Firm suggests city holds more in-person events to garner wider public opinion

A screenshot from the Nov. 1, 2021, Parksville city council meeting, where a public engagement team presented an update on the proposed aquatic and recreation centre. (Submitted photo)
The Parksville Community Centre, located at 132 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Councillor’s motion to explore declining $2M grant related to PCC daycare spaces rebuffed

Motion included idea of city retaining control of Parksville Community Centre

The Parksville Community Centre, located at 132 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
A screenshot from the latest Parksville city council meeting on Oct. 18, 2021, watched online as a livestream through the city website; www.parksville.ca. (Submitted photo)

40 members of public allowed to attend Parksville city council meetings

Watching council meetings virtually still possible through city’s website

A screenshot from the latest Parksville city council meeting on Oct. 18, 2021, watched online as a livestream through the city website; www.parksville.ca. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot from the Oct. 18, 2021, Parksville city council meeting, where the director of operations presented to council the necessity of a secondary brine tank. (Submitted photo)

City of Parksville to spend $25K for secondary brine tank to aid public works

Costs could be recovered in approximately two years

A screenshot from the Oct. 18, 2021, Parksville city council meeting, where the director of operations presented to council the necessity of a secondary brine tank. (Submitted photo)
A screenshot from the Oct. 18, 2021, Parksville city council meeting depicting what the new washroom facility to be constructed at the Parksville Community Park might look like. (Submitted photo)

Parksville council approves $499K for additional washrooms at community park

Amount had been previously considered to replace current facility

A screenshot from the Oct. 18, 2021, Parksville city council meeting depicting what the new washroom facility to be constructed at the Parksville Community Park might look like. (Submitted photo)
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville city council reconsiders decision to allow carriage houses in downtown core

Previous proposed bylaw amendment removed from city’s 2021 work plan

The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)