Updated: July 28, 2014

NOTICE OF MEETING

BOARD OF PARKS AND RECREATION
SPECIAL MEETING

AGENDA

Date:
Saturday, July 26, 2014 *
 
* reconvened:
Monday, July 28, 2014 &
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Time:

9:00 am (July 26)
6:00 pm (July 28)
6:00 pm (July 31)

Place:
Park Board - Boardroom
2099 Beach Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4

Printable Agenda PDF

PLEASE NOTE:

*On July 28, 2014, the Board completed hearing from speakers and reconvened on Thursday, July 31, 2014 for discussion.

ROLL CALL

AGENDA ITEM

1. Review of the Practice of Keeping Captive Cetaceans in Stanley Park

At the Regular Board meeting on April 28, 2014, the Vancouver Park Board passed the following motion:

A. Staff prepare a report to the Vancouver Park Board by July 2014 on the Vancouver Aquarium’s current operations that pertain to cetaceans and review the operations of other comparable Aquariums that may or may not have captive cetaceans;

B. Staff provide a public memo with an overview of the current agreements and relationship between the Vancouver Park Board and the Vancouver Aquarium, and post it on the Vancouver Park Board website;

C. Staff invite the Vancouver Aquarium to present to the Park Board on their programming, education and rehabilitation related to cetaceans, as well as their work with other aquariums.

D. Staff ensure that the public is given a full and timely opportunity to review the report, provide comments, and speak to the report.

Note: The following presentations will take place prior to hearing from speakers.

(a) Staff Report PDF Staff presentation PDF

(b) Vancouver Aquarium Presentation PDF

---Final Motion PDF

The public memo with an overview of the current agreements and relationship between the Vancouver Park Board and the Vancouver Aquarium is available on the Park Board website PDF

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