Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, October 15, 2007 at 7:00 pm


A recording of the Agenda is available at 604-257-8507.

  1. Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board held on Monday, September 17, 2007 .

Parks and Recreation Planning Committee
Parks and Recreation Finance Committee

  1. Trillium Parksite - Temporary Location - Vancouver Police Department Dog Squad
    Staff report dated September 24, 2007 recommending that the Board approve the temporary use of an approximately two acres portion of the Trillium Parksite by the Vancouver Police Department for its Dog Squad for two years at no cost to the Board and subject to all details being to the satisfaction of the General Manager.
    Appendix 1 - Location
    Appendix 2 - Site Layout
  2. Trout Lake Rink
    Staff report dated October 6, 2007 recommending the Board approve recommendations A to G.
    Appendix 1 - City council report
  3. Stanley Park Celebration - Donor Recognition Report
    Staff report dated October 15, 2007 recommending that the Board receive the report for information.

The following motion was put forward by Commissioner Woodcock:

Whereas the Board of Metro Vancouver consists of 35 directors representing 21 municipalities, one electoral area (area A which is the University Endowment Lands) and one municipality, Abbotsford, that is a member of the Metro for the Parks function;

Whereas municipal Councils appoint their representatives, and in the City of Vancouver, the Mayor's Office appoints an elected Councillor to represent Vancouver at the Metro Vancouver Park Committee with vote on park issues;

Whereas the City of Vancouver has an elected Park Board which has no representation on the Metro Vancouver Park Committee and has no formal process whereby elected Park Board Commissioners receive information or send resolutions on regional park issues that impact Vancouver residents;

Be It Resolved that the Park Board initiate a process to seek appointment of a City of Vancouver Park Commissioner to represent the City of Vancouver on the Metro Vancouver Park Committee.


THAT the Board later this evening go into a meeting which is closed to the public, pursuant to Section 165.2 of the Vancouver Charter, to discuss matters related to paragraph:

(e) the acquisition, disposition or expropriation of land or improvements, if the Council considers that disclosure could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the city;

(c) labour relations or other employee relations.


NEXT MEETING: Monday, October 29, 2007 at 7:00 pm