Park Board July 9 (Mon) 6:30 pm: Britannia Renewal Master Plan (endorsement), Oakridge Centre Redevelopment (decision), Activating Community Space in Chinatown (motion)

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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
Time: 6:30pm
Place: Park Board – Boardroom, 2099 Beach Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6G 1Z4


1. Britannia Renewal Master Plan (for endorsement)
—– Appendix A

“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 ( ). They also posted an analysis a few days ago entitled Removal of Rights @ Oakridge (


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




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