Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, October 29, 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, October 15, 2007 .
  1. Cheque Presentation - Spirit Wrestler Gallery to present a cheque to the Board for the Stanley Park Restoration Fund.

Parks and Recreation Planning Committee
Parks and Recreation Finance Committee

  1. Barbara Grantham, Vancouver Foundation to make a presentation to the Board regarding the 2007 Vital Signs of Vancouver.
  1. Work of the Dog Strategy Task Force - Update
    Staff report dated October 18, 2007 recommending that the Board approve an extension of the timeline for the Dog Strategy Task Force to provide their report to the Board.
    Appendix 1 - Dog Strategy Task Force - Terms of Reference
  2. Cottage Hospice Lease Renewal
    Staff report dated October 17, 2007 recommending that the Board receive the report for information.

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:

(a) personal information about an identifiable individual who holds or is being considered for a position as an officer, employee or agent of the city or another position appointed by the City.


The following motion was put forward by Commissioner Holden,

WHEREAS the Board may appoint a committee of members by resolution and specify the business to be dealt with by the committee according to the Board of Parks and Recreation Procedure By-Law 14.1; and

WHEREAS a Board member who is not a member of the committee may attend a meeting and enter into debate but shall not have a vote according to Board of Parks and Recreation Procedure By-Law 14.8; and

WHEREAS the Board wishes to be inclusive in its voting rights with respect to committee business; and

WHEREAS the Board regularly requires detailed consideration of issues brought to the Board, which would benefit from further discussion and input from staff and members of the public by a committee;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Vancouver Park Board reorganize the committee governance structure to enable inclusive participation and voting and establishes one Committee with membership as follows:

Marty Zlotnik (Chair)
Loretta Woodcock
Ian Robertson
Korina Houghton
Spencer Herbert
Heather Holden
Allan De Genova

As per Procedure By-Law 14.1 - 14.11

THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT this Committee hold regular Monday evening meetings with the first Committee meeting to be held at 7:00 pm on Monday, November 5, 2007.


NEXT MEETING: Monday, November 26, 2007 at 7:00 pm.