Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
Monday, September 21, 2009 at 7:00 pm

AGENDA - REVISED

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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  1. Minutes of the regular meeting of the Board held on Monday, July 20, 2009 .
  2. Minutes of the special meeting of the Board held on Monday, August 10, 2009 .
CHAIR'S REPORT
PRESENTATION

Cheque Presentation – Trevn Sharp, Quicksilver Canada Skate Team Manager and Shawna Olsten, National Marketing Manager, to present a cheque to assist in the improvements to the Vancouver Skateboard Park.
COMMITTEE REPORT
STAFF REPORTS
  1. Extension of License with the City of Vancouver Re: Captain Cook Park
    - Gingerbread House

    Staff report dated September 10, 2009 recommending that the Board approve recommendations
    A and B.
  2. Bicycle Skills Area – Vanier Park
    Staff report dated September 11, 2009 recommending that the Board approve the installation of a BMX/Mountain Bike skills area in Vanier Park.
    Presentation slides
  3. Design for VanDusen Botanical Garden New Visitor Centre
    Staff report dated September 10, 2009 recommending that the Board approve the concept design for the VanDusen Botanical Garden New Visitor Centre Development Permit Application.
    Presentation slides
  4. Vancouver International Sculpture Biennale – Returning Sculpture: Walking Figures
    Staff report dated September 21, 2009 recommending that the Board approve the return of the sculpture Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowicz installed as part of the Vancouver Biennale's temporary exhibition.
    Presentation slides
  5. Public Art Donation – Echoes 2003
    Staff report dated September 10, 2009 recommending that the Board accept the donation of Echoes 2003 by artist Michel Goulet from the Vancouver International Biennale with all arrangements to the satisfaction of the General Manager.
    Presentation slides

In-Camera Meeting

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:

(k) negotiations and related discussions respecting the proposed provision of an activity, work or facility that are at their preliminary stages and that, in the view of the Board, could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the Park Board if they were held in public.

ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS

NEXT MEETING: Monday, October 5, 2009 at 7:00 pm.

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