Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, May 15, 2006 at 7:00 pm
at Kensington Community Centre

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, May 01, 2006 .
CHAIR'S REPORT
COMMITTEE REPORTS

Parks and Recreation Planning Committee
Parks and Recreation Finance Committee
PRESENTATION

2006 British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association Environmental Leadership Award presented to the Everett Crowley Park Management Plan.

OPEN QUESTION PERIOD
STAFF REPORTS
  1. Stanley Park Heronry Management Report
    Staff report dated May 5, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
    Appendix 1  [1.6Mb] - Stanley Park Heronry Management Plan, February 2006
    Appendix 2 - Guidelines for work near the Heronry
  2. Dogs Off Leash
    Staff report dated April 24, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
    Appendix A - Dogs off leash - Consultation
  3. Prince of Whales Tour Boat Proposal
    Staff report dated May 4, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A to C.
    Appendix 1 - Harbour Green Park - Dock Use by the Prince of Whales
  4. Oak and 37th Park Site Design and Funding
    Staff report dated May 3, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  5. Park Board Pre 2000, 2000-2002, 2003-2005 Capital Plan Close Outs
    Staff report dated May 5, 2006 recommending that the Board endorse the recommendation in the City Council Administrative Report "Park Board Pre 2000, 2000-2002, 2003-2005 Capital Plan Close Outs".
    Appendix 1 - Council report, "Park Board Pre 2000, 2000-2002, 2003-2005 Capital Plan Close Outs"
  6. Replacement of Firehall Number 15
    Staff report dated May 12, 2006 recommending that the Board encourage City Council to seek options for the replacement of Firehall Number 15 that do not involve the use of Renfrew Park.
    Appendix 1 - Council report: Replacement of Firehall No.15 - Development Options
MOTION

The following motion put forward by Commissioner Herbert was referred from the meeting of the Board held on Monday, May 01, 2006,

WHEREAS Park Board youth workers' primary role is in providing services to children and youth;

WHEREAS children and youth have distinct needs which are often not considered when decisions are made at the political level;

WHEREAS children and youth sometimes don't have the resources or confidence to advocate on their own behalf;

WHEREAS the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate worked with children and youth to define their needs, assist them with networking with community groups, politicians and service providers like Park Board youth workers in making their voices heard;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Park Board request Council to reconsider its decision on the elimination of the Child and Youth Advocate and Youth Advocate Mentor position.

ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS

 

NEXT MEETING: Monday, May 29, 2006 at 7:00 pm

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