Board Meeting Highlights
October 17, 2011

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 17, 2011


The Chair reported on the Vienna delegation, tree planting with Wayne Gretzky, Adanac Park Community Garden, Governor General of Canada reception, Artists in Communities celebration, Berry Trail Mural project, Mayor's Arts Awards, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen celebration, Sustenance Festival and Diwali 2011.


The last Services & Budgets Committee agenda included: 2012 Fees & Charges, 2011 Operating Budget and Cellular Antenna Installation. On the most recent Planning & Enviroment Committee agenda was: Commemorative Naming of Percy Norman Room at Hillcrest Centre and Strategic Master Plan for Britannia Community Services Centre Society.


Park Board related items on Council and Committee agenda this week: Hastings Park Governance and Establishment of Arts and Culture Advisory Council.


Financial Statements to June 30, 2011
The Board received a report on the first six months of the operating budget and donations program.

Commemorative Naming - Special Events Room at Hillcrest Aquatic Centre
The Board approved the commemorative naming of the special events room at the Hillcrest Aquatic Centre after the late Percy Norman, in honour and recognition of his service to the Vancouver swimming community.

Cellular Installation Stanley Park Causeway
The Board approved a five year lease with up to three additional five year extension terms with Globealive Communications Corporation to install two cellular antenna sites to be located on the Stanley Park causeway. The rent structure will be $11,500 per site per annum for the initial five year term and subject to a rent review at the conclusion of the initial term and each of the three additional five year extension terms.

The next regular Park Board meeting will be held at 7 pm on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 2099 Beach Avenue.