Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, February 2, 2009 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, January 19, 2009 .
  1. Charter Amendment for Signage in Parks
    This report was referred from the meeting of the Board held on Monday, January 19, 2009. Staff report dated January 22, 2009 recommending that the Board approve the proposed Vancouver Charter amendment generally in accordance with Appendix A.
    Appendix B - City of Vancouver By-law 9697
    Appendix C - Relaxation of Sign By-laws
  2. Public Art in Seaforth Peace Park
    Staff report dated January 21, 2009 recommending that the Board accept the donation of a bronze bust of peace activist Kinuko Laskey by artist Keith Shields to be installed in the southwest corner of Seaforth Peace Park with all arrangements to the satisfaction of the General Manager.
    Presentation Slides
  3. 2009 Advance Approval for Capital Expenditure
    Staff report dated January 19, 2009 recommending that the Board request City Council to approve capital spending of $6,130,000 for current projects, as described in the report in advance of final approval of the 2009 Capital Budget.
  4. Approval of Statutory Right-of-Way in Emery Barnes Park
    Staff report dated January 22, 2009 recommending that the Board approve the granting of a statutory right-of-way to place two electrical service vaults in Emery Barnes Park as shown in Appendices A and B to BC Hydro.
    Appendix A Explanatory Plan of Statutory Right-of-Way
    Appendix B Statutory Right-of-Way Detail
    Presentation Slides

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 the topics on the agenda of the Vancouver Park Board frequently require detailed presentations, study of staff reports and discussions with members of the public; and

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Vancouver Park Board establish two Committees as follows:

            Services and Budgets Committee
            Commissioner Loretta Woodcock, Chair
            Commissioner Constance Barnes, Vice Chair
            Commissioner Aaron Jasper
            Commissioner Ian Robertson

            Planning and Environment Committee
            Commissioner Aaron Jasper, Chair
            Commissioner Sarah Blyth, Vice Chair
            Commissioner Stuart Mackinnon
            Commissioner Ian Robertson

AND, THEREFORE BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Services and Budgets Committee and    Planning and Environment Committee hold one regular meeting per month, except in the month of August.


THAT the Board later this evening go into a meeting which is closed to the public, pursuant to Section 165.2 (1) of the Vancouver Charter, to discuss matters related to paragraph:

(i) the receipt of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege, including communications necessary for that purpose.


NEXT MEETING: Monday, February 16, 2009 at 7:00 pm