Posts Tagged ‘ Public Meetings ’

Community centres hold special public meeting as they continue to protest revenue sharing

February 11, 2013

Some Vancouver Community Centres are not giving up their fight against the City’s Park Board plan to centralizing surplus funding. Hillcrest Community Association is holding a special community meeting on the decision Monday, and have invited the entire park board. Association Chair Jesse Johl says the plan to spread revenue to community centres in less [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CKNW | No Comments »

Park Board Commission says more consultation needed

February 1, 2013

A Vancouver Park Board Commissioner plans to table a motion next week in response to the massive outcry over how funding could change for community centres. Melissa De Genova wants to see more public discussion on the Board’s idea to redistribute funding to help out those ‘have not’ centres.  This, after hundreds of people packed [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CKNW | No Comments »

City seeks public input on future of Robson St.and north plaza of Vancouver Art Gallery

October 15, 2012
City seeks public input on future of Robson St.and north plaza of Vancouver Art Gallery

Public meetings are being staged by the City of Vancouver this week to gather input into the future of the 800-block Robson Street outside the Vancouver Art Galley and the north plaza, which used to be a lawn but is now a wood-chip-covered wasteland fronting Georgia Street. Global TV BC News

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Global BC | No Comments »

Support for taxi-saver program

June 19, 2012

The fight against the planned scrapping of Translink’s Taxi-saver program is ramping up. The program lets users with mobility issues use a taxi for half the price. Seniors can also use the service, should HandyDART not be available. Supporters at City Hall argue Taxi-saver allows for last minute trips, unlike on HandyDART. Translink first announced [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CKNW | No Comments »

Tell the city what you want to see regarding transportation

June 19, 2012
Tell the city what you want to see regarding transportation

The City of Vancouver wants your input on its draft Transportation 2040 plan. Walking, cycling, and transit are highlighted in the plan with a goal for 2040 of at least two-thirds of all trips in the city to be on foot, bike, or transit. Director of Transportation, Jerry Dobrovolny, “The goals of the overall plan [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in CKNW | No Comments »

News in Vancouver

Casino Rental Vancouver