Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, December 4, 2000 at 7:00 pm
A recording of the Agenda is available at 604-257-8507.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
- Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board held on Monday,
November 20, 2000 .
CHAIR'S REPORT - 2000
- Commissioner Wilson to report on past year's operations.
- ELECTION OF CHAIR
The following are excerpts from the Board's Procedure By-law:
"The General Manager shall call the first Board meeting of the
year to order and conduct the meeting for election of the Chair or
until an acting Chair is appointed. The General Manager shall proceed
in the same manner whenever the chair is vacant until the Board fills
"The presiding officer of the Board shall be its Chair who shall
be elected by a majority vote from among the Board members present.
The election of Chair shall be by ballot and shall take place at the
first meeting in December of each year but if the vote is indecisive,
the election shall take place at the next or subsequent meetings until
the matter is determined.
If a Chair is not elected at the first meeting, the Board shall appoint
an acting Chair who shall conduct the Board's meetings until
a Chair is elected.
The term of the Chair commences on the date of the election as Chair
and terminates on the date of the first meeting in December next ensuing
or, if in the last year of a term of office as a member of the Board,
at the end of the term of office.
If the office of Chair becomes vacant, the Board shall forthwith elect
a new Chair on the basis herein described.
The Chair shall vote on all questions submitted and shall have the
same rights and be subject to the same restriction on participating
in debate as other members of the Board."
- ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR
"There shall be a Vice Chair elected in the same manner and for
the same term as the Chair. The Chair shall preside during the election
of the Vice Chair.
When the Chair is unable to carry out all or any of the duties of
the presiding officer, the Vice Chair of the Board or in the absence
of the Vice Chair, such other appointed Board members, shall act for
the Chair until such time as the Board makes other arrangements.
If the office of Vice chair becomes vacant, the Board shall forthwith
elect a new Vice Chair on the basis herein described."
- YEAR 2001 BOARD MEETING DATES
The Board to approve the Year 2001 Board Meeting Dates.
- EXPENDITURE WARRANTS - YEAR 2001
THAT the Board authorize the General Manager to draw warrants
pursuant to Section 493 of the City Charter for the twelve month
period of Year 2001.
It is normal practice for the Board at the first meeting in each
year to authorize the General Manager to draw warrants pursuant
to Section 493 of the City Charter for expenditures by the Board
for the twelve month period of Year 2001. The following are the
pertinent sections of the City Charter.
1. Save by resolution of the Council, the Board shall not authorize
or make any expenditures except those provided for in the estimate
as adopted by the Council.
4. The Board may, for a period of not more than twelve months at
a time, give authorization in advance to the General Manager to
draw warrants for payment prior to approval of the Board, but every
warrant for a payment so authorized in advance shall be reported
in writing by the General Manager to the Board within fifteen days
after the end of the month in which the warrant is drawn."
Dick Bradshaw, Vancouver Aquarium, to thank the Board for their participation
in the Salmon Stream Project.
- Year 2000 Capital Projects Update
Staff information report dated November 23, 2000 was mailed to Board
Appendix A Status Report
ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS
That the Board later tonight go into a meeting which is closed to the
public, pursuant to Section 165.2 of the Vancouver Charter, to discuss
matters related to paragraph:
personal information about an identifiable individual who holds or
is being considered for a position as an officer, employee or agent
of the city or another position appointed by the City.
NEXT REGULAR MEETING: Monday, January 15, 2001 at 7:00 pm