Board Meeting Highlights
December 5, 2005
Inaugural Meeting

The following information is intended to provide quick highlights of this scheduled Board meeting. Every attempt has been made to summarize these highlights as accurately as possible; however, the complete and official minutes will be posted on the web site on the Monday one week prior to the next scheduled Board meeting.

Meeting Agenda - December 5, 2005

CHAIR'S REPORT

Outgoing Chair Eva Riccius reported on achievements of the past year, giving operational highlights under each of the Park Board's five strategic themes (greening the organization, engaging people, working together, managing resources and meeting future challenges). She also acknowledged and thanked staff and fellow Commissioners for their hard work and contributions.

PRESENTATION TO OUTGOING COMMISSIONERS

Outgoing Commissioners Heather Deal, Suzanne Anton, Anita Romaniuk, Lyndsay Poaps and Eva Riccius were recognized and presented with a retirement gift.

OATH OF OFFICE

The Oath of Office was administered by Vancouver Mayor Sam Sullivan for incoming Commissioners Allan De Genova, Spencer Herbert, Heather Holden, Korina Houghton, Ian Robertson, Loretta Woodcock and Marty Zlotnik.

ELECTION OF CHAIR/VICE CHAIR

Heather Holden was elected Chair and Ian Robertson Vice Chair of the new Board.

APPROVAL OF 2006 MEETING DATES

Meeting dates were approved for 2006 as follows:

  • January 16, 30
  • February 13, 27
  • March 6, 20
  • April 3
  • May 1, 15, 29
  • June 12, 26
  • July 10, 17
  • August (Summer Break)
  • September 11, 25
  • October 2, 16, 30
  • November 27
  • December 11

These dates are in accordance with 2006 Council meeting dates.

RECEPTION

Guests met the new Commissioners at a reception following the inaugural meeting.

NEXT MEETING

The next regular meeting of the Park Board is at 7:00 pm on Monday, December 12th at 2099 Beach Avenue.

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