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Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission

Electoral Area A Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission

Recreation and Culture Services

  1. Make recommendations and provide advice to the Regional Board and staff regarding a wide range of Electoral Area 'A' recreation & culture program issues including planning, development and implementation of recreation and culture services.

  2. Liaise, provide leadership and work with community and neighbourhood groups on a wide range of Electoral Area 'A' recreation and culture programs and services.

  3. Play a leadership role and provide a focal point for co-operation between community interests and the Regional District on Electoral Area 'A' recreation and culture programs and services.

  4. Provide community input into planning documents including the development and updating of Electoral Area 'A' recreation and culture services master plans.

Electoral Area Community Parks

  1. Make recommendations and provide advice to the Regional Board regarding a wide range of Electoral Area A parks and open space issues including:
    • the acquisition or tenure of community park sites as per RDN Policy A1-21 (Land Acquisition Process);
    • subdivision park land dedications as per RDN Policy C1-05 (Review of Consideration of Parkland Subdivision Application Process);
    • the development and maintenance of community park sites; and
    • priorities for the expenditure of community park operating and reserve fun

  2. Liaise, provide leadership, and work with community and neighbourhood groups on a wide range of Electoral Area A parks and open space matters including:
    • volunteer park development projects;
    • obtaining input regarding park planning and acquisition priorities;
    • trail system planning and development; and
    • Ministry of Transportation waterfront accesses.

  3. Play a leadership role and provide a focal point for co-operation between community interests and the Regional District on Electoral Area A parks and open space issues.

  4. Provide community input into park planning documents including the development and updating of the Electoral Area A community parks and trails master plan and specific community park development plans.

  5. Work within the objectives and policies of the Regional Growth Management Plan, the Electoral Area Official Community Plan, the Area A Community Trails Study, the Regional Parks & Trails Plan and any other statutory plans that are applicable to Electoral Area A.
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Area 'A' Parks, Recreation and Culture Services Contact Information

Last Modified:  Mar 30, 2012
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