Board Meeting Highlights
DECember 8, 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 - December 8, 2008


The Chair reported on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities held at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, the Community Associations' Wine & Cheese event held at Trout Lake Community Centre and the Inauguration of the new City Council held at Sunset Community Centre.


ActNowBC Seniors' Community Park
The Board approved the location of a Seniors' Community Park in Tisdall Park adjacent to the children's playground, and accepted the Province of BC's contribution of up to $100,000 towards the project which is funded under the ActNowBC program. Specialized outdoor fitness equipment designed for seniors will be installed in Spring 2009.

Golf Professional Services - Award of Contracts
A five-year contract was awarded to Thomas Monaghan for professional golf services at Fraserview Golf Course (with provision for a four-year extension upon completion of capital upgrades). A five-year contract was awarded to Muncie Booth for professional golf services at Langara Golf Course. Class "A" Golf Professionals are retained on all three of the Park Board's major courses.

Award of Stanley Park Pay Tennis Contract 2009-2013
The concession for Stanley Park pay tennis was awarded to Gayle Dobson and Gordon Cheng dba G&G Tennis Services, to be renewed annually for 2010 and subsequent seasons up to and including 2013. The operator rents out, provides lessons and runs programs on six courts near the Fish House Restaurant.


The next regular Park Board meeting will be held at 7 pm on Monday, January 19, 2009.