Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, January 15, 2007 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 11, 2006 .
CHAIR'S REPORT
COMMITTEE REPORTS

- Parks and Recreation Planning Committee
- Parks and Recreation Finance Committee

PRESENTATION

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STAFF REPORTS
  1. Implementation of 311 Service in Vancouver
    Staff report dated December 14, 2006 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  2. Administrative Report - Position Changes
    Staff report dated December 14, 2006 recommending that the Board approve the deletion of one regular full-time position, the creation of three regular full-time positions and one regular part-time position with the source of funds listed in the report.
  3. Park Naming - Selkirk Street and 72nd Avenue Park Site
    Staff report dated December 14, 2006 recommending that the Board approve one of the names for the park site at West 72nd, Selkirk and Osler Streets.
    Appendix I - Park Concept Plan (2.3Mb)
  4. Park Improvement - Victoria Park
    Staff report dated January 2, 2007 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  5. Andy Livingstone Playfield
    Staff report dated January 5, 2007 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
    Appendix I - Andy Livingstone Field Contour Pattern 2004
  6. China Creek Park: Concept Plan for Park Upgrade
    Staff report dated January 5, 2007 recommending that the Board approve the Concept Plan for upgrading China Creek South Park.
  7. English Bay Bistro Consultant
    Staff report dated January 5, 2007 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  8. Stanley Park Restoration Plan
    Staff report dated January 9, 2007 recommending the Board approve the preparation of a restoration plan for the Stanley Park forest as outlined in the report.
MOTION

1. The following motion was put forward by Commissioner Herbert,

THAT the Board reconsider the October 30, 2006 Park Board resolution to raise marina fees by approximately 15% for all slips at the Burrard Marina.

2. The following motion was put forward by Commissioner Woodcock,

Whereas at the Oct.30, 2006 park board meeting, moorage costs at Burrard Marina were increased up to 15.35% and the 10% seniors discount eliminated;

Whereas deficiencies in upgrading and repairing moorage facilities have been noted;

Be it resolved that staff be instructed, in conjunction with boat owners at Burrard Marina, to explore in greater detail, an overall marina strategy that includes maintenance and capital improvements and pricing, while at the same time maintaining or increasing future revenues at Burrard Marina.

ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS

 

NEXT MEETING: Monday, January 29, 2007 at 7:00 pm at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden.

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