Lantzville

Lantzville district hall, where a bylaw prohibiting the cutting down of trees on parcels of land greater than 0.4 hectares was adopted Saturday, Nov. 5. (News Bulletin file photo)

Lantzville council’s first order of business is new tree protection bylaw

District receives criticism during series of meetings in council’s first week in office

 

Coun. Rachelle Mundell, left, Coun. Jonathan Lerner, Mayor Mark Swain, Coun. Joan Jones and Coun. Ian Savage were sworn into office as town council and mayor at Lantzville’s Costin Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 2. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)

Lantzville’s council sworn into office

Mayor Swain restored to director position on Regional District of Nanaimo board

 

Lantzville Mayor Mark Swain was re-elected in a landslide and will lead a council with three new members. (News Bulletin file photo)

Lantzville citizens re-elect Swain and vote in a like-minded council

Successful candidates campaigned on community engagement and accountability

 

Lantzville Mayor Mark Swain, left, council candidate Rachelle Mundell, Coun. Ian Savage and council candidate Karl Wiese participate in an all-candidates’ forum at Costin Hall on Sunday, Oct. 3. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)

Lantzville council candidates talk tax increases, development

All-candidates’ meeting at Costin Hall saw eight out of nine hopefuls attend

Lantzville Mayor Mark Swain, left, council candidate Rachelle Mundell, Coun. Ian Savage and council candidate Karl Wiese participate in an all-candidates’ forum at Costin Hall on Sunday, Oct. 3. (Mandy Moraes/News Bulletin)
Aspengrove School. (News Bulletin file photo)

Head of Lantzville school fired for ‘inappropriate online activity’

Aspengrove School’s board of governors was made aware of alleged incident on Aug. 26

Aspengrove School. (News Bulletin file photo)
The B.C. government announced resurfacing will happen on the slow lanes of the Island Highway between Cedar and Lantzville starting Aug. 22. (B.C. government photo)

Resurfacing starts this month on the Island Highway through Nanaimo

Project will include installing a larger culvert system in Lantzville to improve drainage

The B.C. government announced resurfacing will happen on the slow lanes of the Island Highway between Cedar and Lantzville starting Aug. 22. (B.C. government photo)
A rendering of development at the Foothills in Lantzville. (Lone Tree Properties Ltd. image)

Lantzville amending OCP to allow for new vision for Foothills

Development will be condensed along eastern portion of property

A rendering of development at the Foothills in Lantzville. (Lone Tree Properties Ltd. image)
Weston Hewer successfully defended his watermelon-eating contest title in the preschool-Grade 1 division at Lantzville Minetown Day. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)

Watermelon-eating contest, chicken poop bingo among fun and games at Lantzville Minetown Day

Event celebrating Lantzville’s history took place Aug. 6 at Huddlestone Park

Weston Hewer successfully defended his watermelon-eating contest title in the preschool-Grade 1 division at Lantzville Minetown Day. (Karl Yu/News Bulletin)
Minetown Day celebrations at Lantzville’s Huddlestone Park in 2017. This year’s Minetown Day is Aug. 6. (News Bulletin file photo)

Lantzville celebrating Minetown Day this weekend

Family activities planned at Huddlestone Park on Saturday, Aug. 6

Minetown Day celebrations at Lantzville’s Huddlestone Park in 2017. This year’s Minetown Day is Aug. 6. (News Bulletin file photo)
A rendering of a townhouse development with mid-block pedestrian path, part of the Lantzville Village South special area plan that was voted down following a public hearing Monday, July 25. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)

Plans for hundreds of homes in Lantzville’s village core halted

Village South OCP amendment bylaw fails on 2-2 tie vote

A rendering of a townhouse development with mid-block pedestrian path, part of the Lantzville Village South special area plan that was voted down following a public hearing Monday, July 25. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)
A proposed townhouse development and mid-block pedestrian path in Lantzville Village South. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)

Plan for hundreds of homes in Lantzville village core getting another public hearing

Developer presents alternate proposal with 632 housing units, down from 732

A proposed townhouse development and mid-block pedestrian path in Lantzville Village South. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)
Seaview Elementary School was named as one of 15 finalists in the Future Ground Prize contest through the David Suzuki Foundation. (Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools image)

Seaview Elementary in Lantzville a finalist in environmental contest

Public votes will help in David Suzuki Foundation’s Future Ground Prize contest

Seaview Elementary School was named as one of 15 finalists in the Future Ground Prize contest through the David Suzuki Foundation. (Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools image)
District of Lantzville council did not proceed with third reading for OCP and re-zoning amendments for Lantzville Village South, instead referring the application back to staff. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)

Lantzville council asks developer to ‘improve’ Village South plan

District council votes unanimously to refer OCP and re-zoning amendments back to staff

District of Lantzville council did not proceed with third reading for OCP and re-zoning amendments for Lantzville Village South, instead referring the application back to staff. (Barefoot Planning and Design image)
The District of Lantzville surveyed residents and found people are divided on whether the speed limit should remain at 50 kilometres per hour or be lowered to 30km/h. (News Bulletin file photo)

Lantzville doesn’t find consensus on lower speed limit for ‘speedway by the seaside’

District surveys residents about possible 30km/h speed limit for Dickinson Road

The District of Lantzville surveyed residents and found people are divided on whether the speed limit should remain at 50 kilometres per hour or be lowered to 30km/h. (News Bulletin file photo)
A rendering of Lantzville Village South, looking west on Ware Road at Lantzville Road with a grocery store on the left and mixed-use buildings on the right. (Barefoot Planning and Design/Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)

700-unit development in Lantzville will proceed to public hearing

Mixed-use Village South project anticipated to bring $25-million economic benefit

A rendering of Lantzville Village South, looking west on Ware Road at Lantzville Road with a grocery store on the left and mixed-use buildings on the right. (Barefoot Planning and Design/Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)
An electronic road sign along Highway 19 near the Nanoose Bay warning drivers of potholes ahead, on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Highway 19 potholes between Parksville and Lantzville a nightmare for many Island drivers

Despite constant repairs to road, hundreds left to deal with damaged vehicles

An electronic road sign along Highway 19 near the Nanoose Bay warning drivers of potholes ahead, on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. (Mandy Moraes photo)
An allegedly impaired driver is facing charges after striking and injuring a tow truck driver on the Island Highway near Lantzville on Tuesday, Jan. 11. (Black Press file)

Alleged impaired driver strikes and injures tow truck driver along highway in Lantzville

Incident happened on Island Highway near Rumming Road on Tuesday, Jan. 11

An allegedly impaired driver is facing charges after striking and injuring a tow truck driver on the Island Highway near Lantzville on Tuesday, Jan. 11. (Black Press file)
Lantzville District Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)

Lantzville expected to adopt budget with 20.7% tax increase

District council passes three readings of financial plan bylaw

Lantzville District Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)
Lantzville District Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)

Lantzville looking at 21% property tax increase

District of Lantzville asking for public input on 2022 budget

Lantzville District Hall. (News Bulletin file photo)
A rendering of Lantzville village south, looking west on Ware Road at Lantzville Road with a grocery store on the left and mixed-use buildings on the right. (Barefoot Planning and Design/Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)

Lantzville council looks over plans for shops and hundreds of homes in village’s downtown

OCP and zoning amendment application asks for upward of 700 residential units

A rendering of Lantzville village south, looking west on Ware Road at Lantzville Road with a grocery store on the left and mixed-use buildings on the right. (Barefoot Planning and Design/Lantzville Projects Ltd. image)