Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, July 10, 2006 at 7:00 pm
at Trout Lake 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, June 26, 2006
CHAIR'S REPORT
COMMITTEE REPORTS

Parks and Recreation Planning Committee
Parks and Recreation Finance Committee

OPEN QUESTION PERIOD
STAFF REPORTS
  1. Prospect Point Café - Rent Review and Lease Extension
    Staff report dated June 28, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A to E.
  2. Aquarium Revitalization and Expansion Proposal: Technical Review and Consultation Process
    Staff report dated June 30, 2006 recommending that the Board endorse the technical review and the public consultation process as outlined in the report to evaluate and gather public input on the proposal by the Vancouver Aquarium to revitalize and expand the Aquarium in Stanley Park.
    Appendix A - Vancouver Park Board-Vancouver Aquarium Proposed Public Consultation Process
  3. Vivian Creek Reinstatement
    Staff report dated June 29, 2006 recommending that the Board approve the allocation of $150,000 from the Water Conservation Capital account as partial funding for the reinstatement of Vivian Creek on the Fraserview Golf Course.
  4. Parks Control Bylaw Review (Section 9)
    Staff report dated June 30, 2006 recommending that the Board include an evaluation of the Parks Control Bylaw (Section 9) as part of the Technical Review and Public Consultation Process for the Aquarium Revitalization and Expansion Proposal.
  5. Approval of Statutory Right-of-Way in Queen Elizabeth Park
    Staff report dated June 28, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
    Appendix A - Capilano Main No. 5 Right-of-Way Plan
    Appendix B - Approval of Statuatory Right-of-Way in Queen Elizabeth Park
  6. Stanley Park Drive Reconstruction - Award of Contract
    Staff report dated June 29, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
MOTION

The following motion is being put forward by Commissioner Robertson at the meeting of the Board held on Monday, June 26, 2006.

WHEREAS the Park Board is committed to increasing accessibility to our parks and open spaces; and

WHEREAS all residents and visitors deserve to feel safe when spending time in our parks and open spaces;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Vancouver Park Board direct staff to report back on initiatives that staff are taking to make our parks and open spaces safe and secure and identify opportunities to partner with other agencies, i.e. Vancouver School Board and Vancouver Police Department.

ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS

 

NEXT MEETING: Monday, July 17, 2006 at 7:00 pm.

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