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2012 Agendas & Minutes

July 24, 2012 - Agenda

City of Richmond Meeting Agenda

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Committee

 

Anderson Room, City Hall
6911 No. 3 Road

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
4:00 p.m.

 

 

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ITEM

 

 

 

 

MINUTES

 

PRCS-5

 

Motion to adopt the minutes of the meeting of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Committee held on Tuesday, June 26, 2012.

 

 

 

NEXT COMMITTEE MEETING DATE

 

 

 

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 (tentative date) at 4:00 p.m. in the Anderson Room.

 

 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

 

 

1.

City of Richmond Public Art Program Participation in the Vancouver International Sculpture Biennale 2013-2015

(File Ref. No. 11-7000-09-20) (REDMS No. 3542961)

PRCS-15

 

See Page PRCS-15 for full report

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Eric Fiss

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

(1)

That the City of Richmond Public Art Program participation in the 2013-2015 Vancouver International Sculpture Biennale, conditional on securing sponsorship funding as outlined in the staff report from the Director, Arts, Culture & Heritage Services dated July 10, 2012, be approved; and

 

 

(2)

That staff report back for approval of the proposed artists, artworks, locations and funding sponsors before entering into an agreement with the Vancouver Biennale.

 

 

 

2.

BC Summer Games Bid 2016

(File Ref. No. 11-7400-20-BCGA1) (REDMS No. 3560670 v. 4)

PRCS-21

 

See Page PRCS-21 for full report

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Vern Jacques

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

(1)

That the City of Richmond decline the opportunity to bid as a host for the 2016 BC Summer Games as requested by Richmond Sport Council for the reasons outlined in the staff report titled BC Summer Games Bid 2016  from the Senior Manager, Recreation dated July 11, 2012; and

 

 

(2)

That a letter be sent to Richmond Sports Council advising them of the decision and thanking them for their commitment to support hosting of multi-sport events such as the B.C. Summer Games.

 

 

 

3.

Kwantlen Farm School Incubator Farming at 10640 No. 5 Road

(File Ref. No. 08-4040-08-01) (REDMS No. 3570740 v. 5)

PRCS-41

 

See Page PRCS-41 for full report

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Serena Lusk

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

(1)

That approximately 1.5 acres at 10640 No. 5 Road (the Gardens Park), as identified in the staff report titled Kwantlen Farm School Incubator Farming At 10640 No. 5 Road (dated July 4, 2012 from the General Manager, Community Services), be licensed to Kwantlen Polytechnic University for the purposes of Incubator Farming at a rental rate of $250 per acre per year for a three-year term; and

 

 

(2)

That staff be authorized to take all necessary steps to complete all matters detailed herein including authorizing the Chief Administrative Officer and the General Manager, Community Services to negotiate and execute all documentation required to effect the transaction.

 

 

 

 

FINANCE & CORPORATE SERVICES DEPARTMENT

 

 

4.

Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund Grants – Government of Canada

(File Ref. No. 03-1000-03-015) (REDMS No. 3576717 v.8)

PRCS-47

 

See Page PRCS-47 for full report

 

 

Designated Speaker:  Amarjeet Rattan

 

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

 

 

That the following projects be endorsed for submission to the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund (CIIF) and other eligible grant funding programs:

 

 

(1)

Richmond Olympic Experience Project;

 

 

(2)

Japanese Benevolent Society Building Rehabilitation and Restoration;

 

 

(3)

Britannia Heritage Shipyard Seine Net Loft Rehabilitation and Adaptive Reuse to Exhibit and Open Storage;

 

 

(4)

Gateway Theatre Energy Retrofit Project; and

 

 

(5)

Wireless Access Upgrade to Library and Adjacent City Facilities.

 

 

 

5.

MANAGER’S REPORT

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

7/19/2012 3:30:07 PM