Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, September 22, 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 September
8, 2003 .
- Park Naming Report
Staff report dated September 11, 2003, recommending that the Board officially
rename the park now known as Portside Park to CRAB Park at Portside.
Appendix A [1.27Mb] - Letters from Don Larson, Water
for Life dated July 12 and July 16,
Appendix B - Letter from Vancouver Port Authority dated June 19, 2003
- Harbour Ferries Ltd. Parking Lot - Operating Agreement
Staff report dated September 11, 2003 recommending that the Board
approve recommendations A to D.
Appendix A - Reference Plans
10683 and 10884
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:
(i) the receiving of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege,
including communications necessary for that purpose.
ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS
THAT the Board approve the travel of Commissioner Eva Riccius to San Francisco,
USA, to attend the 2003 Planner Exchange, October 8-10, 2003, at an approximate
cost of $600 US.
The following motions were put forward by Commissioner Anton:
- The Vancouver Park Board recommends that no changes be made to the method
of election of the Park Board without public consultation and a
referendum put to the voters; and
- The Vancouver Park Board requests
that the City not purport to make changes in regard to the election
of the Park Board without consulting the
The following motions were put forward by Commissioner Woodcock:
- THAT the
Vancouver Park Board encourage the active participation in the
sport of fencing for citizens young and old; and
- THAT the Vancouver Park
Board write a letter of support to the BC Fencing
Association in its efforts to secure Vancouver as the venue for
the Grand Prix World Cup Fencing Competition in 2004.
The following motion was put forward by Commissioner Poaps:
THAT the Park Board supports City Council's recent initiatives on housing
and homelessness, and as appropriate and within our capacity, the Park Board
will help to implement those initiatives.
NEXT MEETING: Monday, October 6, 2003 at 7:00 pm