City Committees for Northeast False Creek

Vancouver City Council and Park Board created new advisory committees to bring city-wide expertise and community representation into the process.

ReConnect Vancouver's President, Michael Alexander, is a member of both committees. Michael is using his participation on these committees to relay the feedback and ideas of our supporters and encourage wider participation in the public consultation. 

Learn more about these committees below.

If you have an idea or question about the city's committees or the public consultation, use this form to contact Michael

City Stewardship Group

The City of Vancouver intends this committee to bring broader citizen perspective to the planning process. Members will help city staff respond to the 11 Guiding Principles approved at Council and the social, historical, and cultural significance for Northeast False Creek from a city-wide perspective.

Activities identified by the City include: 

  • Regular meetings – frequency of which will depend on need – with City staff, Park Board staff, site developers, and so on
  • Outreach to individual networks to seek advice or opinions at strategic points in the detailed planning and implementation of the NEFC Conceptual Plan
  • Development of a set of key considerations related to arts and culture, environment, and economics for design and programing to realize the NEFC Conceptual Plan while advancing Council’s guiding principles
  • Attendance at workshops and public events
  • Staying up-to-date and knowledgeable on planning content including related Council policy such as the NEFC Conceptual Plan and Guiding Principles, Viaducts direction, the DTES community plan, and the Flats planning process outcomes 

To learn more, read the full terms of reference for this committee. 

Members of the Stewardship Group: 

  • Michael Alexander (President, ReConnect Vancouver)
  • Deborah Carlson
  • Wayde Compton
  • Janine de la Salle
  • Bruce Haden
  • Landon Hoyt
  • Vincent Kwan
  • Bob Laurie
  • Patsy McMillan
  • Ross McMillan
  • Amy Nugent
  • Anthonia Ogundele
  • Ann Phelps
  • Ericka Stephens-Rennie
  • Sinead Stinson
  • Henry Tom

Park Design Advisory Group

The Vancouver Park Board intends this group to provide input on the new park and open space in the Northeast False Creek neighbourhood. The Park Board has asked them to ensure a balanced approach to park users, to provide feedback on the community engagement process, and to encourage public education and contributions about the new park and open space. 

Activities identified by the Park Board include 

  • Regular meetings with Park Board staff, City staff, consultant team, and so on. Frequency of meetings will depend on need
  • Outreach to individual networks to seek advice or opinions during the park design process
  • Attendance at workshops and public events
  • Staying up-to-date on the Northeast False Creek Conceptual Plan, the Vancouver Park and Recreation Services Master Plan (expected to start in 2016) and other relevant planning initiatives in the area

 

Activities identified by the Park Board include: 

  • Regular meetings – frequency of which will depend on need – with City staff, Park Board staff, site developers, and so on
  • Outreach to individual networks to seek advice or opinions at strategic points in the detailed planning and implementation of the NEFC Conceptual Plan
  • Development of a set of key considerations related to arts and culture, environment, and economics for design and programing to realize the NEFC Conceptual Plan while advancing Council’s guiding principles
  • Attendance at workshops and public events
  • Staying up-to-date and knowledgeable on planning content including related Council policy such as the NEFC Conceptual Plan and Guiding Principles, Viaducts direction, the DTES community plan, and the Flats planning process outcomes 

To learn more, read the full terms of reference for this committee. 

Members of the Park Design Advisory Group: 

  • Michael Alexander (President, ReConnect Vancouver)
  • Debra Barker
  • Spencer Hamilton
  • Maggie Ip
  • Wendee Lang
  • Ted Lee
  • Joni Low
  • Patsy McMillan
  • Ann Phelps
  • Shira Standfield
  • Anne Thompson
  • Erin Udal

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