Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, January 16, 2006 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 Monday, December 12, 2005
CHAIR'S REPORT
DELEGATIONS
  1. Grandview Policing Centre: Eileen Mosca requested to speak to the Board.

Item 3 - Fish House Restaurant - Assignment of Lease and Rent Review
David McQuinn, Canadian Hotel Income Properties, requested to speak to the Board.

STAFF REPORTS
  1. Fish House Restaurant - Assignment of Lease and Rent Review
    Staff report dated January 3, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A to E.
  2. John Hendry Park Master Plan: Appointment of Consultant
    Staff report dated December 2, 2005 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  3. Marketing of VanDusen Botanical Garden
    Staff report dated January 5, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  4. CD-1 Rezoning - Hillcrest / Nat Bailey Stadium
    Staff report dated January 4, 2006 recommending that the Board receive the attached Council report entitled CD-1 Rezoning - Hillcrest/Nat Bailey Stadium Parks - Addendum.
    Appendix A  [1.4Mb] - Council Report "CD-1 Rezoning - Hillcrest and Nat Bailey Stadium Parks - Addendum"
  5. 2006 Advance Approval for Capital Expenditure
    Staff report dated January 6, 2006 recommending that the Board request City Council to approve capital spending of $5,730,000 for current projects, as described in the report in advance of final approval of the 2006 Capital Budget.
  6. Vivian Creek (Fraserview) Reinstatement Plan:  Appointment of Consultant
    Staff report dated January 6, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  7. SouthEast False Creek and Olympic Village: Review of Financial Plan and Strategy
    Staff report dated January 16, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A to C.
    Appendix A - Council report "Southeast False Creek and Olympic Village: Review of Financial
    Plan and Strategy".
MOTION

The following motion was put forward by Commissioner Robertson,

WHEREAS the Board wishes to establish a holistic approach to Planning for parks and recreation in the City of Vancouver with proper balance of programs, parks, recreation, leisure, sports, arts, culture, and environmental initiatives and other relevant topics; and

WHEREAS the Board wishes to establish consistent and fair consideration of programs, parks, recreation, leisure, sports, arts, culture, and environmental initiatives and other relevant topics; and

WHEREAS the above topics on the agenda of the Vancouver Park Board frequently require detailed presentations, study of staff reports, and discussions with members of the public;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Vancouver Park Board establishes two committees as follows:

1. Parks and Recreation Finance: Marty Zlotnik (Chair), Ian Robertson, Loretta Woodcock, Heather Holden
2. Parks and Recreation Planning: Korina Houghton (Chair), Allan De Genova, Spencer Herbert, Heather Holden

As per the Procedure By-law 14.3-14.11.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Parks and Recreation Finance Committee shall hold regular monthly meetings, except in the month of August and and the Parks and Recreation Planning Committee shall hold regular biweekly meetings, as required.

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 paragraphs:

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

(g) litigation or potential litigation affecting the City.

ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS

 

NEXT MEETING: January 30, 2006 at 7:00 pm.

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