Did you know that the province will be holding a referendum on funding for Translink?
Metro Vancouver is soliciting more responses from people who live in suburbs (that’s us) so that the result isn’t dominated by Vancouver. It took me about five minutes to answer all the questions and sign up for a draw to win an iPad. Please add your voice: fluidsurveys.com/s/MLR
Following on the success of last month’s dialogue on public engagement, I hope you will join us for our second one. This one is about parks, and is once again open to all:
7PM, May 29th (Doors open at 6:30)
District Hall, 355 West Queens Road
As last time, we have invited a panel of engaging speakers to tell us their thoughts and experiences regarding parks. The panelists will be,
Successful Park Planning & Community Parks and Open Space
“one of the most creative planners in the region,” Jack is the former director of planning for Burnaby, and oversaw a number of green space projects including Barnet Marine Park, the Burnaby Mountain conservation area, Deer Lake Park and Burnaby Lake Regional Park.
Using the right tools for the right job: Reclaiming the public realm for the public
Since 2010 Douglas Curran has been a prominent figure within the planning for renewal of Lower Capilano. With the May 2013 adoption of the Lower Capilano Implementation Plan, Curran has been leading and building context for the community dialogue surrounding the public realm and creating a public space driven by an informed community vision.
Inclusive Play for Communities
Jeff is one of the Principal Partners of Habitat Systems, a Burnaby company that encourages the development of healthy communities by selecting park and playground products that are innovative, kind to the environment, and offer superior technologies. He represents the North Shore and Lower Mainland.