Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, March 24, 2003 at 7:00 pm
at Sunset Community Centre


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

  1. Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board held on Monday, March 10, 2003 .
  1. MoreSports - Ray Cam Cooperative Centre
    The following delegations requested to speak to the Board:
    - Marketa Soldat
    - Sabine Tanasiuk
  1. Operating Statements for the Year Ended December 31, 2002
    Staff report dated March 17, 2003 recommending that the Board receive the report for information.
    Appendix 1 - 2002 Operating Statement
    Appendix 2 - 2002 Actual Gross Expenditures
    Appendix 3 - 2002 Actual Net Expenditures
    Appendix 4 - 2002 Actual Gross Revenues
  2. 2003 Operating Budget
    Staff report dated March 14, 2003 recommending that the Board receive the City Preliminary 2003 Operating Budget and the proposed Park Board budget for information and refer to the Finance Committee to report back to the Board on budget initiatives to hold the increase in property taxes to 3.9%.
    Appendix 2 - 2003 Added Basic Budget
  3. Youth Access to Sport Activity
    Staff report dated March 14, 2003 recommending that the report be received for information.
  4. Squamish Welcome Figure in Hadden Park
    Staff report dated March 10, 2003 recommending that the Board approve the installation of a Welcome Figure in Hadden Park sponsored by the Maritime Museum and the Squamish Nation at no cost to the Board and with all arrangements to the satisfaction of the General Manager.
    Appendix 1 - Hadden Park Brochure

The following motion was deferred from the meeting of the Board held on Monday, March 10, 2003:

THAT the motion as amended be referred to the meeting of the Board on Monday, March 24, 2003.
Motion as amended :
WHEREAS if the City of Vancouver is awarded the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, the actions of the Board during the next 7 years will be critical to the success of the games;
WHEREAS the Board passed a motion on February 10, 2003 that the 2010 Winter Olympics games are a net contributor to a more ecologically and socially sustainable Vancouver;
1. The Board will strive to ensure that the facilities to be built on Park Board land relating to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games be built on time and within budget;
2. The Board will strive to ensure the success of the 2010 Winter Olympic games.


Members of the public are encouraged to ask question and provide comments with regard to parks and recreation.


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:

(e) the acquisition, disposition or expropriation of land or improvements, if the Council considers that disclosure might reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the City.



NEXT MEETING: Monday, April 07, 2003 at 7:00 pm

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