Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, February 10, 2003 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,
January 27, 2003 .
- Capital Plan - Year 2003 and Advance
Staff report dated January 31, 2003 recommending that the Board
approve recommendations A to D.
Appendix A - 2003 Capital Budget
Appendix B - Advance Approval: 2003 Park
Board Capital Budget
- Champlain Heights Community Centre Design
Staff report dated January 28, 2003 recommending that the Board approve
the schematic design plans for the addition to Champlain Heights Community
Centre as prepared by Acton Ostry Architects.
- Brockton Bike Festival
Staff report dated January 29, 2003 recommending that the Board approve
extending the partial road closure in Stanley Park to noon on June
15, 2003 for the Brockton Bike Festival with all arrangements to the
satisfaction of the General Manager.
- Multilingual Signage Pilot Project
- Renfrew Ravine
Staff report dated January 30, 2003 recommending that the Board approve
a pilot project of including Chinese translation within the scope
of a community interpretive signage project in Renfrew Ravine at no
additional cost to the Park Board and that staff report to the Board
one year following completion of the pilot project with an evaluation.
- Queen Elizabeth Park - Update on Reservoir
Reconstruction and Park Design
Staff report dated January 30, 2003 for information.
The following motion was put forward by Commissioner Romaniuk,
WHEREAS full and open public participation is an essential element
in a democratic process;
AND WHEREAS it is the goal of this Board to facilitate and promote
full and open public participation;
AND WHEREAS at its meeting on December 16, 2002, the Vancouver Park
Board passed a motion directing staff to prepare a draft plan for
holding some regularly scheduled Board meetings at locations including
Community Centres and other suitable Park Board facilities in representative
neighbourhoods and communities;
AND WHEREAS staff have recommended a timetable of six community meetings
to be held during the 2003 calendar year;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Board approves the following schedule
of community meetings in 2003:
March 24 - Sunset Community Centre, Queen Elizabeth
April 28 - VanDusen Botanical Garden, Queen Elizabeth District
May 26 - Trout Lake Community Centre, Vancouver East District
June 23 - Mount Pleasant Community Centre, Vancouver East District
November 17 - Strathcona Community Centre, Vancouver East District
December 15 - Coal Harbour Community Centre, Stanley District
ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS
THAT the Board later this evening 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:
(h) litigation or potential litigation affecting the city.
NEXT MEETING: Monday, February 24, 2003 at 7:00 pm