Metro Vancouver (GVRD) board meeting November 30, 2012, agenda

Here are some excerpts of the Nov 30, 2012 board agenda, for scanning please visit Metro Vancouver’s official website for details. http://www.metrovancouver.org/boards/Pages/BoardsCommittees.aspx

Metro Vancouver (GVRD) Board of Directors Meeting
9:00 a.m., Friday, November 30, 2012

2nd Floor Boardroom, 4330 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia.

1.1 Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) 2013 Conference and
Tradeshow: Metro Vancouver Sponsorship
That the Board approve a $100,000 sponsorship agreement with the City of
Vancouver to work in collaboration to host the 2013 Federation of Canadian
Municipalities (FCM) Annual Conference and Tradeshow.

1.2 Board and Committee Remuneration Bylaw
That the Board direct staff to bring forward an amending bylaw to Greater
Vancouver Regional District Regional Board and Committee Remuneration
Bylaw Number 1057, 2007

1.3 Attendance at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) 2013
Sustainable Communities Conference and Trade Show

2. FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORTS

2.1 Report of the Expert Panel on B.C.’s Tax Competitiveness
That the Board direct staff to share the Report of the Expert Panel on B.C.’s Tax
Competitiveness dated October 26, 2012 with Member Municipalities.

2.2 Additional Information on the Federal Gas Tax Agreement

3. HOUSING COMMITTEE REPORTS
3.1 What Works: Affordable Housing Initiatives in Metro Vancouver
Municipalities

3.2 Policy to End Youth Homelessness

4. ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORTS
4.1 Impact of the 2011 Federal Census Population on Number of Directors and
Voting Strength on the Board
That the Board receive for information the report dated November 19, 2012 titled
Impact of the 2011 Federal Census Population on Number of Directors and
Voting Strength on the Board.

G. REPORTS FROM COMMITTEE OR STAFF NOT INCLUDED IN CONSENT AGENDA

1. INTERGOVERNMENTAL AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE REPORTS
1.1 Greater Vancouver Regional District E
1.2 Repeal of the Mosquito Control Administration and Coordination
Service Establishment bylaw

2.2 Spring MFA Borrowing for City of Port Moody – GVRD Security Issuing
Bylaw No. 1178, 2012

3. MAYORS COMMITTEE REPORTS
3.1 Greater Vancouver Regional District Labour Relations
Service Bylaw No. 1182, 2012

H. MOTIONS FOR WHICH NOTICE HAS BEEN GIVEN
1a. Lower Mainland Regional Coordination of Emergency Preparedness

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Note also….

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
to attend a Seminar on Public Sector Procurement
Friday, November 30, 2012
2 nd Floor Boardroom, 4330 Kingsway, Burnaby, British Columbia,
11:30 a.m.
(or immediately following the closed meetings whichever is later)
S E M I N A R
Seminar: Public Sector Procurement – Tips and Traps
Presenter: Maureen Sullivan, President, NECI (National Education Consulting Inc.)

This interactive one hour session will highlight the critical risks and opportunities
faced by organizations tasked with large scale, politically sensitive procurement
projects. Rooted in real life procurement case law and trade agreement obligations,
Maureen will guide you through a discussion on the legal and practical
considerations, including the critical role that elected officials play in providing
effective oversight and governance for such projects.

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