Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, December 11, 2006 at 7:00 pm
at Killarney Community Centre

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, October 30, 2006 .
  2. Minutes of the special meeting of the Board held on Monday, November 27, 2006 .
CHAIR'S REPORT 2006
  1. Commissioner Holden to report on past year's operations.
ELECTION OF CHAIR
  1. The following are excerpts from the Board's Procedure By-law:
    " The General Manager shall call the first Board meeting of the year to order and conduct the meeting for election of the Chair or until an acting Chair is appointed. The General Manager shall proceed in the same manner whenever the Chair is vacant until the Board fills the vacancy."

    CHAIR
    "The presiding officer of the Board shall be its Chair who shall be elected by a majority vote from among the Board members present.

    The election of Chair shall be by ballot and shall take place at the first meeting in December of each year. If a tie occurs, the General Manager shall remove from the ballot the nominee who receives the lowest number of votes. The Board members shall then repeat the same procedure of ballot voting and removal from the ballot of the nominee who receives the lowest number of votes until they have elected the Chair.

    If a Chair is not elected at the first meeting, the Board shall appoint an acting Chair who shall conduct the Board's meetings until a Chair is elected.

    The term of the Chair commences on the date of the election as Chair and terminates on the date of the first meeting in December next ensuing or, if in the last year of a term of office as a member of the Board, at the end of the term of office.

    If the office of Chair becomes vacant, the Board shall forthwith elect a new Chair on the basis herein described.

    The Chair shall vote on all questions submitted and shall have the same rights and be subject to the same restriction on participating in debate as other members of the Board."

ELECTION OF VICE CHAIR
  1. VICE CHAIR
    "There shall be a Vice Chair elected in the same manner and for the same term as the Chair. The Chair shall preside during the election of the Vice Chair.

    When the Chair is unable to carry out all or any of the duties of the presiding officer, the Vice Chair of the Board or in the absence of the Vice Chair, such other appointed Board members, shall act for the Chair until such time as the Board makes other arrangements.

If the office of Vice chair becomes vacant, the Board shall forthwith elect a new Vice Chair on the basis herein described."

  1. Year 2007 Board Meeting Dates
    The Board to approve the Year 2007 Board Meeting Dates.
PRESENTATION

Kate Davis-Johnson, Manager of Park Development, to present the BC Landscape and Nursery Association's 2006 Environmental Stewardship Award to the Board.

OPEN QUESTION PERIOD
STAFF REPORTS
  1. MoreSports Sustainability Update
    Staff report dated November 30, 2006 recommending that the Board receive this report for information.
  2. Jericho Arts Centre - Lease Agreement
    Staff report dated November 30, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  3. Kitsilano Showboat Lease Renewal
    Staff report dated November 30, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  4. Percy Norman Aquatic Centre - Contract Awards
    Staff report dated November 28, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
    Appendix A - Council report, Hillcrest Curling Venue/Percy Norman Aquatic Centre Venue Agreement
  5. 2007 Special Events
    Staff report dated December 1, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
    Appendix A - Vancouver Park Board Special Event Policies
    Appendix B - 2007 Annual Special Events
MOTION

The following motion is being put forward by Commissioner Woodcock,

That the Board reconsider the October 30, 2006 Park Board resolution to eliminate the senior discount for moorage fees at Burrard Marina.

ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS

 

NEXT MEETING: Monday, January 15, 2007 at 7:00 pm.

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