Your Parksville. Your Priorities.

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The strategic planning journey began in January 2019 with the Mayor’s roundtable event; a conversation with residents to determine the priority actions the community wishes Council to focus on during their term of office. A series of Committee of the Whole meetings were held to discuss each core priority and an online community survey received 425 responses. All initiatives were intended to understand what is most important to residents.

The Mayor’s roundtable determined five key priorities – housing, healthcare, recreation, community safety and economic development/downtown revitalization. Over the past six months, Council and senior staff worked together to establish a

The strategic planning journey began in January 2019 with the Mayor’s roundtable event; a conversation with residents to determine the priority actions the community wishes Council to focus on during their term of office. A series of Committee of the Whole meetings were held to discuss each core priority and an online community survey received 425 responses. All initiatives were intended to understand what is most important to residents.

The Mayor’s roundtable determined five key priorities – housing, healthcare, recreation, community safety and economic development/downtown revitalization. Over the past six months, Council and senior staff worked together to establish a clear vision for Parksville’s future and on July 3, 2019, Council adopted the 2019-2022 strategic plan. This plan will guide the effective and efficient use of City resources, considering both budgetary and human resource constraints to ensure progress is made.

Going forward, staff will prepare a detailed action plan and the implementation items as approved by Council will be included in 2020 budget deliberations in the fall. This strategic plan will provide direction for the municipality over the next three years and ensure the City’s vision and mission are accomplished. Council will monitor implementation on an ongoing basis and continue to update the community on milestones and project completion.

Thank you to all who participated and for sharing your vision of what the future of Parksville looks like to you!


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  • Parksville 2019-2022 Strategic Plan

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    09 Jul 2019

    July 4, 2019

    The strategic plan for the City of Parksville was adopted by Council on July 3, 2019. Over the past six months, Council and senior staff worked together to establish a clear vision for Parksville’s future.

    The City’s 2019-2022 strategic plan identifies five core priority categories for the next three years, this Council’s term of office. These core priorities are housing, healthcare, recreation, economic development and community safety. At the July 3 Council meeting, the City’s chief administrative officer, Keeva Kehler, reviewed the priority list outlining possible direct and indirect actions with Council approving a number of implementation tasks which will provide staff with a baseline work plan.

    The 2019-2022 strategic plan may be viewed on the City’s website.

    The strategic plan will guide the effective and efficient use of City resources, considering both budgetary and human resource constraints to ensure progress is made. Staff will prepare a detailed action plan and the implementation items as approved by Council will be included in 2020 budget deliberations in the fall. This strategic plan will provide direction for the municipality over the next three years and ensure the City’s vision and mission are accomplished. Council will monitor implementation on an ongoing basis and continue to update the community on milestones and project completion.

    The strategic planning journey began in January with the Mayor’s roundtable event; a conversation with residents to determine the priority actions the community wishes Council to focus on during their term of office. A series of Committee of the Whole meetings were held to discuss each core priority and an online community survey received 425 responses. All initiatives were intended to understand what is most important to residents. Survey results are posted to Let’s Talk Parksville.

    Quote, Mayor Ed Mayne:

    “The City’s new strategic plan, unique to Parksville, is a vision for the municipality and the community. The plan confirms Council’s five core priorities as being important to Parksville residents. Council appreciates the commitment and effort by staff to the process, for their significant input into the process and for what I know will be a tremendous amount of work going forward.”

  • Your Parksville. Your Priorities Survey Results

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    27 Jun 2019

    Results from the most recent survey are now available to the public. You may view the results by visiting the Document Library to the right of this page.

    A total of 425 respondents provided feedback with 403 respondents indicating they were residents of Parksville.

    Thank you to everyone who participated in this survey!