Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, September 22, 2003 at 7:00 pm

AGENDA (REVISED)

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 September 8, 2003 .
CHAIR'S REPORT
STAFF REPORTS
  1. 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, 2003
    Appendix B - Letter from Vancouver Port Authority dated June 19, 2003
  2. 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
IN-CAMERA MEETING

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
MOTIONS

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:

  1. 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
  2. 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 Park Board.

The following motions were put forward by Commissioner Woodcock:

  1. THAT the Vancouver Park Board encourage the active participation in the sport of fencing for citizens young and old; and
  2. 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

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