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Park Board meetings and decisions

The Park Board commissioners hold meetings open to the public to discuss staff reports, review policy and projects, and plan for the future.

Participate by attending meetings, requesting to speak at them, and contacting the commissioners.

Meeting frequency and location

  •  Usually one to two public meetings each month 
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  •  Board Room, Park Board Administration Office
    2099 Beach Avenue, Stanley Park 
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  •  Free WiFi available
  •  Wheelchair accessible

Upcoming meetings

We post agendas in the week before the meeting.

Thursday, July 19, 2018, at 6:30pm
Special Board Meeting: 2019-2022 Park Board Capital Plan.

Monday, July 23, 2018, at 6:30pm
Committee meeting followed by a Regular Board meeting.

Types of meetings

Meeting frequency

Regular Board meetings are generally held bi-weekly on Monday evenings following Committee meetings.  The Board meeting schedule is approved annually.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Speaking at a Regular Board meeting

Speakers are not heard at Regular Board meetings, but comments can be submitted via email or in writing for the Board's consideration.  Should the Board wish to hear from speakers on a topic, the item will be referred to a Committee meeting.

Members

  • Commissioner Stuart Mackinnon, Chair
  • Commissioner Catherine Evans, Vice-Chair
  • All Park Board Commissioners

Meeting frequency

Park Board Committee meetings are generally held bi-weekly on Monday evenings at 6:30pm, in accordance with a meeting schedule that is approved annually.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Speaking at a Park Board Committee meeting

If you want to speak to the Committee about an agenda item, you must submit a request to speak by 12 noon on the day of the scheduled meeting. Speakers are given a five-minute time limit, unless otherwise decided by the Committee.

Members

  • Commissioner Casey Crawford, Chair
  • Commissioner Michael Wiebe, Vice-Chair
  • All Park Board Commissioners

In-camera meetings are meetings that are closed the public because of the sensitive nature of information under discussion.

The Park Board is authorized to hold in-camera meetings only under the circumstances set out in section 165.2 of the Vancouver Charter.

Meeting frequency

In-camera meetings are often held immediately prior to regularly scheduled Committee meetings. They are closed to the public.

Members

  • All Park Board Commissioners

Special Park Board meetings are held to deal with emerging issues or topics that expect to generate significant public interest. Meetings are held in the boardroom of the Park Board Administration office unless otherwise noted.

Meeting frequency

Meetings are held as the need arises and everyone is welcome to attend.

Speaking at a Special Park Board meeting

If you want to speak to the Park Board about an agenda item, you must submit a request to speak by 12noon on the day of the scheduled meeting.

Members

All Park Board Commissioners.

Contact us about meetings

pbmeetings@vancouver.ca

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