PARKSVILLE â€“ The City of Parksville is looking at a 4 percent hike in taxes for 2018, and for the next 4 years after that. A provisional budget has been introduced and a big portion of the spending is for infrastructure replacement and renewal. Mayor Marc Lefebvre says it’s not something you want to delay. “If you start taking a gamble then you get what I call ‘breakdown'”, he said. “Interruption whether its water service or sewer service or road service, whatever the case may be.