Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, April 15, 1996 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, April 01, 1996 .
    (To be couriered on Thursday, April 11, 1996).
CHAIR'S REPORT
DELEGATIONS

Item 2 - Proposed Community Gardens Policy
The following delegations requested to speak to the Board:
- Ben Gilbert, Grandview Woodlands Area Council
- Don Larson, CRAB Water for Life Society

Non-Committee Report Item

Women's Monument Project
Janine Carscadden to provide the Board with a brief update on the project. Other members of the delegation are:
- Chris McDowell
- Maria Walter
- Dale Trimble
- Shirley Turcotte

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Park
Hugh Ryane requested to speak to the Board regarding the early closing of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Park.

Downtown South - Tree Retention
Hugh Ryane requested to speak to the Board regarding the retention of trees in the Downtown South area.

RECREATION SERVICES
  1. Proposed Community Gardens Policy
    Staff report dated March 28, 1996 recommending that the Board approve the attached Community Gardens Policy.
  2. Installation of an Equipment Storage Building Adjacent to the Jericho Hostel Play Field
    Staff report dated April 4, 1996 recommending that the Board receive the report for information.
  3. Installation of a Permanent Batting Cage and Temporary Outfield Fence in Oak Park
    Staff report dated April 4, 1996 recommending that the Board receive the report for information.
FINANCE/ADMINISTRATION/HUMAN RESOURCES
  1. Park Board 1996 Capital Budget
    Staff report dated April 4, 1996 recommending that the Board approve the 1996 Capital Budget in the amount of $6,583,000 and as outlined in Schedule A subject to final approval by Council.
  2. Early Approval NNR for Grandview Park
    This matter was referred from the meeting of the Board held on Monday, April 1, 1996. Staff report dated March 28, 1996 recommending that the Board consider the NNR project for the installation of irrigation at Grandview Park and Sunset Beach ($40,000) in conjunction with all other projects proposed, after Council has defined the 1996 NNR funding level for the Park Board.
LAST MEETING'S NOTICE OF MOTION

Moved by Commissioner Morgan,

THAT the Board indicate to City Council our support for the amendments to the Tree By-Law as outlined by the Urban Forest Preservation Society.

NEW BUSINESS
NOTICE OF MOTION
ENQUIRIES
REMINDERS

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: Monday, April 22, 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 #13 in the amount of $488,688.79, Warrant #14 in the amount of $460,157.79.
  2. Dutch Canadians Remember 1945 Society Monument "Joy of Freedom" installation at Robson Square
    Staff information report dated April 4, 1996 was mailed to Board members.
  3. Financial Statement
    Staff information report dated March 19, 1996 was mailed to Board members.

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