Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, December 3, 2001 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, November 19, 2001 .
CHAIR'S REPORT 2001
  1. Commissioner McDiarmid to report on past year's operations.
  2. 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 vacancy."

    CHAIR
    "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."

  3. ELECTION OF VICE-CHAIR
    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."

  4. Year 2002 Board Meeting Dates
    The Board to approve the Year 2002 Board Meeting Dates.

STAFF REPORTS
  1. Stanley Park Dining Pavilion - New Sublease with the International Culinary Institute of Canada Inc.
    Staff report dated November 26, 2001 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A to F.
  2. BCRPA - 2003 Provincial Conference
    Staff report dated December 3, 2001 recommending that the Board approve hosting the 2003 British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association annual symposium.
  3. Heather Park - Dogs Off-Leash Program
    Staff report dated November 22, 2001 recommending that the report be received for information.
  4. Vancouver General Hospital Re-Zoning
    Staff report dated November 26, 2001 recommending that the Board approve in principle the phasing plan for the delivery of public open space at the Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) as indicated in the VGH Master Plan Construction Schedule, and that Council be advised that final Board approval of the phasing plan be contingent on securing the timely delivery of the public open space in the proposed legal agreements according to the principles and milestones listed in the report.
  5. VanDusen Flower and Garden Show - 2002 (Revised)
    Staff report dated November 22, 2001 recommending that the Board approve the award of the production management contract to Fireworks Marketing Group for the production of the 2002 VanDusen Flower and Garden Show.
ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING: Monday, January 14, 2002 at 7:00 pm

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