Committee and Board Meeting Highlights
June 25, 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 - June 25, 2012

Park Board Committee Meeting

Staff Reports

Grandview Park – Vancouver Dyke March and Festival Special Occasion License and Vending Request
The Board approved adjustments to the Vancouver Dyke March and Festival on August 4 at Grandview Park.  The changes add vending and a Public Special Occasion License to the August 4 event which is part of Vancouver Pride Week.

Park Board Signing Authority
Updated signing authority for Park Board accounts was designated as a result of recent changes amongst senior staff.

Regular Board Meeting

Chair's Report
The Chair reported on recent events: Arts and Health Project exhibition, National Aboriginal Day, Voices in the Park announcement, Dragon Boat Festival, Klahowya Village opening, Elms of East 6th Avenue plaque, Little Mountain and Riley Park Festival, Point Grey Fiesta Days, and Stanley Park Miniature Train fire.

General Manager's Report
The Deputy General Manager reported on a Park Board related item at Council and Committee: Hastings Park/PNE Master Plan Implementation: New Brighton Park Connection – Adoption of Concept Plan. He also shared two recent awards: one to Hillcrest Centre - a People’s Choice Award from the Masonry Institute of BC at this year’s Masonry Design Awards, and one to Chair Sarah Blyth – from ProMOTION Plus, recognizing her contributions to girls and women in sport and recreation. 

Report of the Park Board Committee
The Board approved the recommendations of Committee: Grandview Park – Vancouver Dyke March and Festival Special Occasion License and Vending Request, and Park Board Signing Authority (see Committee highlights above).

Notices of Motion
Commissioner Jasper put forward two notices of motion re: use of the name Spanish Banks Beach Park and re golf course metrics.  Commissioner Loke put forward a notice of motion re pool disinfection systems.  Commissioner De Genova put forward a notice of motion re recording of Park Board and Committee meetings.  Commissioner Blyth put forward a notice of motion re Stanley Park Miniature Train station.

Next Meetings
The next Park Board Committee Meeting will be held at 7 pm on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 2099 Beach Avenue with next Regular Park Board Meeting held immediately following the Committee Meeting that evening.

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