The Commissioners approved the “New Park Concept” on the roof of the Oakridge Centre Redevelopment. Here is a follow-up story in the Georgia Straight. ]
Some major agenda items are up for the Vancouver Park Board for July 9.
Date: Monday, July 09, 2018
Place: Park Board – Boardroom, 2099 Beach Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4
“This report provides an overview of the Britannia Renewal Master Plan which is the culmination of a comprehensive multiple-partner planning and community engagement process. The Master Plan lays out a long-term vision for the renewal of the Britannia Community Services Centre (BCSC) and the 18 acre site on which it sits.”
2. Oakridge Centre Redevelopment – New Park Concept (for decision)
CityHallWatch note: The South Vancouver Parks Society is opposing this proposal and has done considerable analysis of the deal. Today they posted a 25-page document outlining many details about the background deal. Very detailed reading on Oakridge – L114050 & BG316670 Real Property Disposal: An explanation of the $99 million disposal that is happening without required Sec 190 disposal vote by Council, entitled Oakridge Real Property Disposal ( http://vanparks.ca/2018/07/09/oakridge-real-property-disposal/ ). They also posted an analysis a few days ago entitled Removal of Rights @ Oakridge (http://vanparks.ca/2018/07/05/removal-of-rights-at-oakridge/).
MOTION ON NOTICE
1. Activating Community Space in Chinatown
Excerpt: BE IT RESOLVED THAT the Vancouver Park Board direct staff to
allocate up to $50,000 towards the improvement of the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Courtyard
located adjacent to the Chinese Cultural Centre and the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Park and
Garden in the 2019-2022 capital plan.
MOVER: Commissioner Shum