Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, September 11, 1995 at 7:00 pm

AGENDA

A recording of the Agenda is available at 604-257-8507.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  1. Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board held on Monday, July 24, 1995.
CHAIR'S REPORT
PLANNING/ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES/OPERATIONS
  1. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden Roof Restoration
    Staff report dated August 31, 1995 recommending that the Board endorse the application by the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden Society for a B.C. 21 grant for the restoration of the Classical Garden's roof and be a partner in this project by committing to 1/3 of the funding required and achieve this funding by identifying the roof restoration project as a high priority in the 1997-99 Capital Plan with interim financing through the existing Capital Plan funding.
RECREATION SERVICES
  1. Women's Monument
    Staff report dated August 30, 1995 recommending that the Board give final approval to the monument selected by the Women's Monument Committee for installation in Thornton Park and that the Board approve for inclusion in the 1997-99 Capital Plan the improvements to Thornton Park as described in the report.
  2. Kits Showboat Lease Renewal
    Staff report dated August 24, 1995 recommending that the lease between the Park Board and the Kitsilano Showboat Society be renewed for a further 5 year term commencing January 1, 1996.
  3. Neighbourhood Matching Fund
    Staff report dated August 28, 1995 recommending that the Board approve the recommendation of the Neighbourhood Matching Fund Advisory Committee to fund the following projects through the Neighbourhood Matching Fund.
INCOME OPERATIONS/MARKETING/PUBLIC AFFAIRS
  1. Corporate Sponsorship Program - Contract Extension
    Staff report dated August 31, 1995 recommending that the Board approve a one year extension to the contract with Spectrum Marketing Corporation so that the expiration date will now be June 30, 1998.
MOTIONS

The following motions were given by Commissioner Morgan for the meeting of the Board on Monday, September 11, 1995:

1. THAT the Park Board request the Vancouver Aquarium to immediately cease the sale of any prepared food or beverage until the joint task force finishes its deliberations;

FURTHER, THAT failing the cessation of such activity, the Board serve three months notice as per the agreement with the Aquarium Association to terminate the agreement;

FURTHER, THAT Park Board staff prepare a detailed financial report of the Aquarium, with particular detail to the agreements with Starbucks, and ICL Foods Limited to report back to the Board by its meeting of September 25, 1995.

2. THAT the Park Board hold a public meeting in the month of September on the issue of public accountability of the Vancouver Public Aquarium Association.

NEW BUSINESS
NOTICE OF MOTION
ENQUIRIES
REMINDERS

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: Monday, September 25, at 7:00 pm

 

(THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE SUBMITTED FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND NOT FOR DISCUSSION UNLESS RAISED BY A BOARD MEMBER)

  1. Approval of Warrants
    Warrant #34 in the amount of $546,484.64, Warrant #35 in the amount of $1,478,394.06, Warrant #36 in the amount of $339,292.59, Warrant #37 in the amount of $467,682.72, Warrant #38 in the amount of $431,738.97, Warrant #39 in the amount of $598,105.01, Warrant #40 in the amount of $322,668.78.
  2. Financial Statements - Operating and Capital Accounts

Staff information report dated August 16, 1995 mailed to Board members.

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