Board Meeting Highlights
November 24, 2008
The following information is intended
to provide quick highlights of this scheduled
Board meeting. Every attempt has been made
to summarize these highlights as accurately
as possible; however, the complete and
official minutes will be posted
on the website
on the Monday one week prior to the next
scheduled Board meeting.
Meeting Agenda - November
24 , 2008
The Chair reported on the artists' reception held last week for the Stanley Park Environmental Art Project.
2009 Fees & Charges
The new schedule for 2009 Fees and Charges was received for information and adjustments approved which reflect inflationary increases and market rates. Public feedback for proposed policy changes will continue to be sought.
Stanley Park Forest Management Plan Progress Report
The Board received for information a progress report and directed staff to seek community input on the Stanley Park Forest Management Plan, which had been identified in the 2007 Restoration Plan as a 'supporting legacy' of the project.
Award of Concession to Manage and Operate the Celebration Pavilion at Queen Elizabeth Park
The Chapel at Stanley Park Enterprises was granted approval to manage and operate the Celebration Pavilion at Queen Elizabeth Park for a five year term with an option to renew for up to an additional five years.
Bell Mobility Proposal - Cellular Enhancements for Killarney and Trout Lake Ice Rinks
The Board approved a Letter of Understanding and subsequently a license agreement with Bell Mobility, which will allow enhanced cellular coverage to remain inside the two training rink facilities at Trout Lake and Killarney after the 2010 Winter Games.
2009 Special Events
The Board approved changes to the existing major events with Scotia Bank Half Marathon (June 28, 2009) and Vancouver Pride Society (August 2, 2009); the 2009 Calendar of Major Events was received as information.
The next regular Park Board
meeting (Inaugural Meeting) will be held at 7 pm on Monday,
December 1, 2008.