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

City of Parksville sets date for 2021 parcel tax review panel hearing

2021 parcel tax rolls for water, sewer and regional parks

Parksville Civic and Technology Centre located at 100 Jensen Ave. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville council to establish select committee for 2021 spring grant-in-aid applications

Two council members and one city staff member appointed

  • Mar 17, 2021
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Parksville Civic and Technologies Centre at 100 Jensen Ave in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)

City of Parksville to pen letter supporting no-cost access to specific gender-based contraceptives

City of Vernon initially asked of support from all B.C. municipalities

Parksville Civic and Technologies Centre at 100 Jensen Ave in Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Parksville Civic and Technology Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Maps that were included in the staff report, dated Jan. 7, to the Electoral Area Services Committee for the RDN, which depict the six lot properties soon to be added to the Northern Community Sewer Services. (Submitted photo)

Parksville city council approves six lots to be added to the Northern Community Sewer Services

‘All costs associated with connection… would be at each property owner’s expense’

Maps that were included in the staff report, dated Jan. 7, to the Electoral Area Services Committee for the RDN, which depict the six lot properties soon to be added to the Northern Community Sewer Services. (Submitted photo)
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Parksville council to support Telus with application to federal fund

Telecommunications company looks at improving connectivity

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Parksville city council approves spending $235,000 for ERWS water treatment plant

$87K expected as reimbursement via ERWS Joint Ventures Agreement

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The City of Parksville has announced its dates for the upcoming 2021 open budget meetings. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville announces dates for 2021 open budget deliberation meetings

Residents can submit comments to council before and during meetings

The City of Parksville has announced its dates for the upcoming 2021 open budget meetings. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Parskville Fire Department Fire Engine. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville council supports increase in tax credit allowance for volunteer firefighters

Petition for move raised by Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns

Parskville Fire Department Fire Engine. (PQB News file photo)
Parksville Civic Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (Mandy Moraes photo)

COVID-19: Parksville council to establish $280K grant-in-aid program for non-profits

Grants to help offset COVID-related expenses incurred since March 2020

Parksville Civic Centre at 100 Jensen Ave. (Mandy Moraes photo)
One of the approximately 1,200 street lights within the city of Parksville that will be changed to 3000 Kelvin LED under BC Hydro’s Streetlight Replacement Project. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville to go ahead with 3000K streetlights for BC Hydro project

Concerns about excessive brightness and resident privacy raised

One of the approximately 1,200 street lights within the city of Parksville that will be changed to 3000 Kelvin LED under BC Hydro’s Streetlight Replacement Project. (Mandy Moraes photo)
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Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne visits the PQB News studio. (Peter McCully photo)

Parksville’s ‘Coffee with the Mayor’ sessions to be held virtually

One-on-one 15-minute sessions on either March 4 or March 18

Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne visits the PQB News studio. (Peter McCully photo)
School District 69 (Qualicum) crossing guard helps Springwood Elementary students safely cross at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville on Dec. 9, 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville city council to take further look at safety upgrades for controversial intersection

Staff members present report on review of Despard/Moilliet crosswalk

School District 69 (Qualicum) crossing guard helps Springwood Elementary students safely cross at Despard Avenue and Moilliet Street in Parksville on Dec. 9, 2020. (Mandy Moraes photo)
Parksville Fire Department fire engine. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville Fire Department moves to upgrade training facilities

City council allocates cash increase for improvements

Parksville Fire Department fire engine. (PQB News file photo)
A resident stumbled upon needles left in a secluded area near Parksville’s recycling depot. (PQB News file photo)

Parksville council to meet with Island Health official to talk hypodermic needle regulation

Mayne: Needles being distributed ‘with no accountability’ and discarded without consequence

A resident stumbled upon needles left in a secluded area near Parksville’s recycling depot. (PQB News file photo)
The concession stand at Spingwood Park, 450 Despard Ave. in Parksville, will continue to be rented by the Parksville Royals Baseball Club until, at least Dec. 31, 2023. (Mandy Moraes photo).
The concession stand at Spingwood Park, 450 Despard Ave. in Parksville, will continue to be rented by the Parksville Royals Baseball Club until, at least Dec. 31, 2023. (Mandy Moraes photo).
A map released by the City of Parksville showing option one of a proposed Parksville aquatic and recreation centre. (Submitted)

City of Parksville addresses concerns regarding proposed aquatic and recreation centre

In-person community consultation will continue when safe to do so

A map released by the City of Parksville showing option one of a proposed Parksville aquatic and recreation centre. (Submitted)
Shelly Creek Park in Parksville will see its playground equipment upgraded in 2021. (submitted photo)

Parksville’s Shelly Creek Park will see playground equipment upgrade

City council votes to move $43,493 from 2020 budget to 2021

Shelly Creek Park in Parksville will see its playground equipment upgraded in 2021. (submitted photo)