Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, January 29, 2007 at 7:00 pm
at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden

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, January 15, 2007
CHAIR'S REPORT
COMMITTEE REPORTS

Parks and Recreation Planning Committee
Parks and Recreation Finance Committee
OPEN QUESTION PERIOD
STAFF REPORTS
  1. Arena Construction and Ice Reallocation
    Staff report dated January 17, 2007 recommending that the Board proceed with the construction of the Killarney and Trout Lake rinks at the earliest possible time and that the ice allocation to user groups be amended as documented in this report.
  2. False Creek Waterlot License
    Staff report dated January 17, 2007 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
    Appendix 1 - Plan 84-53
  3. Sunset Community Centre and Pool
    Staff report dated January 17, 2007 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  4. Sustainable Seafood Choices at Park Board Concessions and Golf Course Clubhouses
    Staff report dated January 15, 2007 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A and B.
  5. Nat Bailey Stadium - Long Term Lease - REVISED
    Revised staff report dated January 26, 2007 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A to C.
  6. Stanley Park Restoration: City, Provincial and Federal Funding
    Staff report dated January 23, 2007 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A to E.
    Appendix 1 - Council report, "Stanley Park Restoration:City, Provincial, and Federal Funding
MOTIONS

1. The following motion is being put forward by Commissioner Herbert,

WHEREAS the Park Board uses art and recreation to bring communities together;

WHEREAS Park Board fitness centres provide a good fitness experience, but not necessarily a pleasurable aesthetic experience;

WHEREAS many community artists are looking for venues to feature their work;

WHEREAS there is an opportunity to integrate art and fitness in a way that benefits both interests;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Park Board request arts staff to develop a small pilot project whereby community artists' work would be featured in a few fitness centres, with the further possibility of introducing the program to rinks, pools, and other Park Board facilities depending on the initial success of the pilot project.

2. The following motion is being put forward by Commissioner Houghton,

WHEREAS the Board established two committees at the Board meeting on January 16, 2006 and confirmed the Chair and membership of those committees;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Vancouver Park Board, effective February 1, 2007, revise the committee(s) Chair and membership as follows.

  1. Parks and Recreation Finance
    Commissioner Marty Zlotnik (Chair)
    Commissioner Korina Houghton
    Commissioner Loretta Woodcock
  2. Parks and Recreation Planning
    Commissioner Heather Holden (Chair)
    Commissioner Allan De Genova
    Commissioner Spencer Herbert
ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS

 

NEXT MEETING: Monday, February 12, 2007 at 7:00 pm.

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