Board Meeting Highlights
October 4, 2010

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 - October 4, 2010

The Chair reported on the official openings of the Fraser River Trail and new BMX/MTB Bike Park at Vanier.

The most recent Services and Budget Committee agenda included: 2011 Budget Update, 2011 Fees and Charges, Winter Farmer's Market at Riley Park and August 2010 Operating Statement Review.

Park Board related items on City Council agenda this week: proclamations on Ride-Share Week, Arts Umbrella Month, Homeless Action Week, Chuck Davis Day.


Adanac Park Community Garden
The Board approved the use of the south east portion of East Vancouver's Adanac Park as a community garden. A five year license to operate the garden was granted to Adanac Park Community Garden Society.

Winters Farmers Market - Riley Park
A special event permit was approved for Your Local Farmers Market Society to operate a Farmers Market in the Riley Park parking lot adjacent to Nat Bailey Stadium. The market will run November 6 to April 30.

Allocation of funds from Corporate Sponsorship
The Board will contribute $50,000 from the Corporate Sponsorship Reserve for design and production of a Vancouver-wide map showing parks, beaches and attractions. The new map will help market the Park Board's services and attractions to residents and tourists.

The next regular Board meeting will be held at 7 pm on Monday, October 18, 2010 at 2099 Beach Avenue.

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