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METRO VANCOUVER REGIONAL DISTRICTBOARD OF DIRECTORS - PARKSMinutes of the Regular Parks Meeting of the Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Boardof Directors held at 9:03 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017 in the 2nd Floor Boardroom,4330 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia.MEMBERS PRESENT:Port Coquitlam, Chair, Director Greg MooreVancouver, Vice Chair, Director Raymond LouieAnmore, Director John McEwenBelcarra, Director Ralph DrewBowen Island, Director Maureen NicholsonBurnaby, Director Derek CorriganBurnaby, Director Sav DhaliwalBurnaby, Director Colleen JordanCoquitlam, Director Craig HodgeCoquitlam, Director Richard StewartDelta, Director Lois JacksonElectoral Area A, Alternate Director Bill Holmes forMaria HarrisLangley City, Director Rudy StorteboomLangley Township, Director Charlie FoxLangley Township, Director Bob LongLions Bay, Director Karl BuhrNew Westminster, Director Jonathan CoteNorth Vancouver City, Director Darrell Mussatto(arrived at 9:21 a.m.)North Vancouver District, Director Richard WaltonPort Moody, Director Mike ClayMEMBERS ABSENT:Abbotsford, Director Sandy BlueAbbotsford, Director Henry BraunRichmond, Director Malcolm BrodieRichmond, Director Harold StevesSurrey, Director Tom GillSurrey, Alternate Director Mike Starchuk for BruceHayneSurrey, Director Barbara SteeleSurrey, Director Judy VilleneuveSurrey, Alternate Director Dave Woods for LindaHepnerTsawwassen, Director Bryce Williams (arrived at9:12 a.m.)Vancouver, Alternate Director Elizabeth Ball forGregor Robertson (arrived at 9:24 a.m.)Vancouver, Alternate Director Melissa De Genovafor Heather DealVancouver, Director Kerry JangVancouver, Director Geoff MeggsVancouver, Director Andrea ReimerVancouver, Director Tim StevensonWest Vancouver, Director Michael SmithWhite Rock, Director Wayne BaldwinMaple Ridge, Director Nicole ReadPitt Meadows, Director John BeckerSTAFF PRESENT:Carol Mason, Chief Administrative OfficerJanis Knaupp, Assistant to Regional Committees, Board and Information ServicesChris Plagnol, Corporate OfficerMinutes of the Regular Parks Meeting of the Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Boardof Directors held on Friday, March 31, 2017Page 1of7

A.ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA1.March 31, 2017 Regular Parks Meeting AgendaIt was MOVED and SECONDEDThat the MVRD Board:a) amend the agenda for its regular Parks meeting scheduled forMarch 31, 2017 by adding:i) Item C.1 Alison White, Blackberry Artist Society and Port Moody ArtCenter Society;ii) Item C.2 Robert Simons, Past President, Port Moody Heritage Society;iii) Item El.1 on-table replacement page 12 titled "Table 3.0 Summary ofFour Concept Options"; andb) adopt the agenda as amended.CARRIEDB.ADOPTION OF THE MINUTES1.February 24, 2017 Regular Parks Meeting MinutesIt was MOVED and SECONDEDThat the MVRD Board adopt the minutes for its regular Parks meeting heldFebruary 24, 2017 as circulated.CARRIEDC.DELEGATIONS1.Alison White, Blackberry Artist Society and Port Moody Art Center SocietyAlison White and Jane Appleby, Blackberry Artist Society and Port Moody ArtCentre Society, provided members with a slideshow of artist paintings and spoketo members about the Passionate Outdoor Painters' experience paintingBelcarra South cottages and about potential opportunities for artists inresidence to use the cottages.On-table executive summary is retained with the March 31, 2017 MVRD Boardagenda.2.Robert Simons, Past President, Port Moody Heritage SocietySpeaking to Item El.1 of the agenda, Robert Simons, Past President, Port MoodyHeritage Society (PMHS), commented on the Belcarra cabins being the lastknown early summer settlement in the Burrard Inlet, and requested that theBoard consider the heritage value of the cabins to the local community, and giveconsideration to establishing a public heritage park within Belcarra RegionalPark.9:12 a.m. Director Williams arrived at the meeting.Minutes of the Regular Parks Meeting of the Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Boardof Directors held on Friday, March 31, 2017Page 2 of 7

In response to questions, Mr. Simons commented about: the Bole House being the anchor of the heritage precinct area which led tothe creation of the other cottages PMHS efforts related to fundraising, museum operations and advocacy forheritage protection of Port Moody buildings and redevelopment areas interest to see cottages retained for artist and cultural peoples in residence,creation of a heritage garden, and expansion of regional parks activitiesOn-table executive summary is retained with the March 31, 2017 MVRD Boardagenda.9:21 a.m. Director Mussatto arrived at the meeting.D.INVITED PRESENTATIONSNo items presented.E.CONSENT AGENDAThe following item was removed from the Consent Agenda, for consideration underSection F. Items Removed from the Consent Agenda:1.1Belcarra Regional Park - Moving forward with Public Use of Belcarra SouthIt was MOVED and SECONDEDThat the MVRD Board adopt the recommendations contained in the following itemspresented in the March 31, 2017 MVRD Board Consent Agenda:1.2Burnaby Lake Regional Park - Agreement Renewal for Picken House withCatching the Spirit Youth Society2.1Delegations Received at Committee March 2017CARRIEDThe items and recommendations referred to above are as follows:1.2Burnaby Lake Regional Park - Agreement Renewal for Picken House withCatching the Spirit Youth SocietyReport dated January 30, 2017 from Jamie Vala, Parks Central Division Manager,Regional Parks, seeking MVRD Board authorization to renew the Agreementwith Catching the Spirit Youth Society for use of the Picken House in BurnabyLake Regional Park, for a further five-year term, commencing May 1, 2017 andending April 30, 2022, for a nominal fee of 10.Recommendation:That the MVRD Board approve the Agreement between the Metro VancouverRegional District and Catching the Spirit Youth Society for a term five-year termand nominal fee of 10 commencing May 1, 2017 and ending April 30, 2022 foruse of the Picken House in Burnaby Lake Regional Park.Adopted on ConsentMinutes of the Regular Parks Meeting of the Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Boardof Directors held on Friday, March 31, 2017Page 3 of 7

2.1Delegations Received at Committee March 2017Report dated March 1, 2017 from Kelly Hardy, Office Supervisor, Board andInformation Services, Legal and Legislative Services, providing the Board withdelegation activities at Committee in response to Board direction to keep theBoard informed.Recommendation:That the MVRD Board receive for information the report, dated March 1, 2017,titled "Delegations Received at Committee March 2017" containing submissionsreceived from the following delegates:a) Jo Ledingham, Belcarra South Preservation Society.Adopted on ConsentF.ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA1.1Belcarra Regional Park- Moving forward with Public Use of Belcarra SouthReport dated March 1, 2017 from the Parks Committee, together with reportdated February 17, 2017 from Jamie Vala, Parks Central Division Manager,Regional Parks, seeking MVRD Board adoption of a preferred option for BelcarraSouth based on the results of the public engagement design and planningprocess Metro Vancouver conducted in 2016, and seeking direction on the nextsteps in the process.9:24 a.m. Alternate Director Ball arrived at the meeting.Discussion ensued about consultation with the City of Port Moody and Village ofBelcarra on the matter.Members expressed concerns about the timing of Port Moody's heritagedesignation, cabin conditions and associated costs, tenancy status, restrictedpublic access, and implications of proceeding with consultation.It was MOVED and SECONDEDThat the Metro Vancouver Regional Board refer the March 1, 2017 report titled"Belcarra Regional Park - Moving Forward with Public Use of Belcarra South", tothe City of Port Moody and Village of Belcarra, to work with Metro Vancouver onalternatives or alternate uses of the cabins before a decision is made, and toconsult on the general moving forward on public use.DEFEATEDMain MotionIt was MOVED and SECONDEDThat the MVRD Board:a) endorse Belcarra South design concept Option 2 which retains the BoleHouse and Cabin 6 as multi-purpose buildings, gives priority to more naturalopen space, and opens the area to public use;Minutes of the Regular Parks Meeting of the Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Boardof Directors held on Friday, March 31, 2017Page 4 of 7

b) direct staff to forward the report dated March 1, 2017, titled, "BelcarraRegional Park - Moving forward with Public Use of Belcarra South" to theCity of Port Moody and to the Village of Belcarra for comments; andc) direct staff to post the report on the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks PublicEngagement web page.Comments were further offered about consulting with the City of PortMoody and Village of Belcarra.Amendment to the Main MotionIt was MOVED and SECONDEDThat the Metro Vancouver Regional District Board amend the Main Motion,in part b), by replacing the phrase "comments" with the phrase"consultation".Members expressed concerns about the meaning and implications ofconsultation and requested a legal opinion on the matter.Agenda VariedThe order of the agenda was varied to consider a resolution to close meeting at this point.K.RESOLUTION TO CLOSE MEETINGIt was MOVED and SECONDEDThat the MVRD Board close its regular meeting scheduled for March 31, 2017 pursuantto the Community Charter provisions, Section 90 (1) (i) as follows:"90 (1)A part of a board meeting may be closed to the public if the subject matterbeing considered relates to or is one or more of the following:(i)the receipt of advice that is subject to solicitor-client privilege,including communications necessary for that purpose."CARRIEDAdjournmentThe MVRD Board adjourned its regular Parks meeting of March 31, 2017 at 9:59 a.m. toconvene a closed meeting.ReconveneThe MVRD Board reconvened its regular Parks meeting of March 31, 2017 at 10:24 a.m. withthe following members being present:MEMBERS PRESENT:Port Coquitlam, Chair, Director Greg MooreVancouver, Vice Chair, Director Raymond LouieAnmore, Director John McEwenBowen Island, Director Maureen NicholsonBurnaby, Director Derek CorriganBurnaby, Director Sav DhaliwalBurnaby, Director Colleen JordanCoquitlam, Director Craig HodgeCoquitlam, Director Richard StewartMinutes of the Regular Parks Meeting of the Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Boardof Directors held on Friday, March 31, 2017Page 5 of 7

MEMBERS PRESENT (Continued):Electoral Area A, Alternate Director Bill Holmes forMaria HarrisLangley City, Director Rudy StorteboomLangley Township, Director Charlie FoxLangley Township, Director Bob LongNew Westminster, Director Jonathan CoteNorth Vancouver City, Director Darrell MussattoNorth Vancouver District, Director Richard WaltonPort Moody, Director Mike ClayRichmond, Director Malcolm BrodieRichmond, Director Harold StevesSurrey, Director Tom GillSurrey, Alternate Director Mike Starchuk for BruceHayneSurrey, Director Barbara SteeleSurrey, Director Judy VilleneuveSurrey, Alternate Director Dave Woods for LindaHepnerTsawwassen, Director Bryce WilliamsVancouver, Alternate Director Elizabeth Ball forGregor RobertsonVancouver, Alternate Director Melissa De Genovafor Heather DealVancouver, Director Kerry JangVancouver, Director Andrea ReimerVancouver, Director Tim StevensonWest Vancouver, Director Michael SmithWhite Rock, Director Wayne BaldwinMEMBERS ABSENT:Lions Bay, Director Karl BuhrMaple Ridge, Director Nicole ReadPitt Meadows, Director John BeckerVancouver, Director Geoff MeggsAbbotsford, Director Sandy BlueAbbotsford, Director Henry BraunBelcarra, Director Ralph DrewDelta, Director Lois JacksonDiscussion further ensuedconsultation.about implications withproceeding withQuestion on the Amendment to the Main MotionQuestion was then called on the amendment to the Main Motion and it wasDEFEATEDQuestion on the Main MotionQuestion was then called on the Main Motion and it wasCARRIEDDirectors Clay, Cote, Holmes, Long, Steves,Storteboom, and Williams voted in the negative.On-table replacement page titled "Table 3.0 Summary of Four Concept Options",is retained with the March 31, 2017 MVRD Board agenda.G.REPORTS NOT INCLUDED IN CONSENT AGENDANo items presented.H.MOTIONS FOR WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN GIVENNo items presented.Minutes of the Regular Parks Meeting of the Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) Board ofDirectors held on Friday, March 31, 2017Page 6 of 7

I.OTHER BUSINESSNo items presented.J.BUSINESS ARISING FROM DELEGATIONSNo items presented.K.RESOLUTION TO CLOSE MEETINGThis item was previously considered.L.RISE AND REPORT (Items Released from Closed Meeting)No items presented.M.ADJOURNMENT/CONCLUSIONIt was MOVED and SECONDEDThat the MVRD Board conclude its regular Parks meeting of March 31, 2017.CARRIED{Time: 10:26 a.m.)* r e , Chair21247927 FINALMinutes of the Regular Parks Meeting of the Metro Vancouver Regional District {MVRD) Boardof Directors held on Friday, March 31, 2017Page 7 of 7

Mar 31, 2017 · 1. Alison White, Blackberry Artist Society and Port Moody Art Center Society Alison White and Jane Appleby, Blackberry Artist Society and Port Moody Art Centre Society, provided members with a slideshow of artist paintings and spoke to members