Committee and Board Meeting Highlights
May 14, 2012
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 - May 14, 2012
Park Board Committee Meeting
Creekside Office Space Lease Agreement with Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival Society
The Board approved a 3 year lease agreement with one 3 year option term with the Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival Society for the use of office space located at Creekside Community Recreation Centre. The new partnership will help the Park Board explore new opportunities and expand existing waterfront programs.
Construction Contract Award – Jericho Beach Restoration
The Board entered into a contract with Sumas Remediation Services in the amount of $761,832.29 for the second phase (uplands area) of the Jericho Beach Restoration project. Construction is scheduled to begin in June 2012 with completion in November.
2011 Year End Financial Statement
The Board received for information the financial report on the Operating Budget, the Donation Program and the Stanley Park Restoration Project to the end of December 2011.
Regular Board Meeting
The Chair reported on recent events: BMO Vancouver Marathon, Electric Vehicle/Cellular open house, National Youth Art Week, Move for Health Day, PAL soccer tournament, World Migratory Bird Day and Strathcona Breakfast Program funding.
General Manager's Report
The General Manager reported on two recent accessibility awards from the International Olympic Committee to the Hillcrest Aquatic Centre and Killarney Leisure Pool.
Report of the Park Board Committee
The Board approved the recommendations of Committee: Creekside Office Space Lease Agreement with Canadian International Dragon Boat Festival Society, Construction Contract Award – Jericho Beach Restoration and 2011 Year End Financial Statement (see Committee highlights above).
Notice of Motion
Commissioner Jasper put forward two Notices of Motion re: Local food assets task force and re: English Bay pedestrian pathways.
The next Park Board Committee Meeting will be held at 7 pm on Monday, May 28, 2012 at 2099 Beach Avenue with next Regular Park Board Meeting held immediately following the Committee Meeting that evening.