October 26, 2009 - Minutes (Special)

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City of Richmond Meeting Minutes

Special General Purposes Committee





Monday, October 26, 2009


Anderson Room

Richmond City Hall


Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie, Chair

Councillor Linda Barnes

Councillor Derek Dang

Councillor Evelina Halsey-Brandt

Councillor Greg Halsey-Brandt

Councillor Sue Halsey-Brandt

Councillor Ken Johnston

Councillor Bill McNulty

Councillor Harold Steves

Call to Order:

The Chair called the meeting to order at 5:18 p.m.









richmond olympic oval corporation board interim review

(File Ref. No.:  01-0103-01/2009-Vol 01) (REDMS No. 2739377)



Discussion ensued and in reply to a query from Committee, staff advised that discussions with other community recreation organizations are ongoing to ensure that the services provided by the Richmond Olympic Oval do not negatively impact the Community Associations. 



Also, Committee expressed concern regarding the need for more regular reporting.



It was moved and seconded




That the report dated October 21, 2009 from the Chief Administrative Officer entitled ‘Richmond Olympic Oval Corporation Board Interim Review’ be received for information;




That Council continue to support the Interim Board and corporate governance model as it is presently constituted in relation to the governance, management and operation of the Richmond Olympic Oval on the understanding that a final evaluation report and recommendations will be conducted by the end of June 2010 to coincide with completion of the Oval Conversion Project and establishment of the Community Legacy model Oval; and




That staff be directed to: 





consider better and more timely reporting methods as envisioned in section 7.3 of the Oval Operating Agreement and otherwise; and





bring the Olympic Oval Conversion Plan to Council for approval by the end of 2009.











It was moved and seconded



That the meeting adjourn (5:37 p.m.).







Certified a true and correct copy of the Minutes of the meeting of the special General Purposes Committee of the Council of the City of Richmond held on Monday, October 26, 2009.



Mayor Malcolm D. Brodie


Hanieh Floujeh

Acting Executive Assistant

City Clerk’s Office