Board of Parks and Recreation
Regular Board Meeting
at the Park Board Office
Monday, July 19, 2010 at 7:00 pm

AGENDA - REVISED (July 19)

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 05, 2010 .
CHAIR'S REPORT
COMMITTEE REPORTS
STAFF REPORT
  1. Trout Lake Community Centre Award of Contract – Work Package #2
    Staff report dated July 09, 2010 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A, B, C and D as per the attached Council report.

  2. Grandview Park Upgrade–Construction Contract Award
    Staff report (revised) dated July 09, 2010 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A to E.

  3. Trillium Fields: Supply and Installation of Synthetic Turf- Contract Award
    Staff report dated July 09, 2010 recommending that the Board approve recommendations A to D.

  4. Park Board Signing Authority
    Staff report dated July 14, 2010 recommending that signing authority for Park Board accounts be designated as outlined in this report.

  5. Nelson Park – West End Dog Show Vending Request
    Staff report dated July 14, 2010 recommending that the Board grant permission for an event      application from The West End Dog Show.

MOTION
     
The following motion was put forward by Commissioner Mackinnon:

WHEREAS at a special board meeting dated November 27, 2006 the Vancouver Park Board passed a motion to review the Parks Control By-Law relating to captive cetaceans in 2015;
 
AND WHEREAS the residents of Vancouver value the ability to express their views on             relevant issues of the day;
 
AND WHEREAS a plebiscite is a non binding democratic tool to survey the public sentiment;
 
THEREFORE be it resolved that a plebiscite be held during the 2011 Vancouver civic election asking the public if they are in favour of ending the containment of cetaceans in Vancouver parks, including the phase out of existing cetacean exhibits which are located on land leased by the Park Board.
           


ENQUIRIES, OTHER MATTERS AND NEW BUSINESS

NEXT BOARD MEETING: Monday, September 20, 2010, 7:00 pm, at the Park Board office.

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