Why is the Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) Important to YOU?

Why is the Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) Important to YOU?

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society—An Update on JOA Negotiations with Vancouver Park Board – Feb 19   Why is the Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) Important to YOU? The Joint Operating Agreement is a legal contract defining the roles and responsibilities of both the Park Board and the Community Centre Association (CCA) as they relate to the… Continue Reading

PB and CCAs deal in jeopardy? – Dec 6 (Vancouver Sun)

PB and CCAs deal in jeopardy? – Dec 6 (Vancouver Sun)

PB and CCAs deal in jeopardy? – Dec 6 (Vancouver Sun Article) A proposed new deal between the Vancouver park board and 20 community-centre associations that’s been more than a decade in the making may be in jeopardy even before it’s implemented.  If approved, the joint operating agreement would signal a new chapter in a relationship, which, in the… Continue Reading

JOA Backgrounder

JOA Backgrounder

Backgrounder THE CURRENT SITUATION The Park Board and volunteer non-profit community centre associations (CCAs) jointly operate community centres in Vancouver. There are 20 community centre associations in Vancouver. For the first time in more than four years, 15 community centre associations have come together to develop consensus on a proposal that has been submitted to… Continue Reading

CCAs call for PB meeting as show of good faith-Nov 23

CCAs call for PB meeting as show of good faith-Nov 23

Community Centre Associations call for Park Board meeting as show of good faith – November 23, 2016 Vancouver, B.C. – A group of Community Centre Associations (CCAs) #mycommunitycentre is urging the Park Board commissioners to meet with them on Dec. 3, two days after the expect ed release of a new draft of the Joint… Continue Reading

President’s Message on the Negotiations with Park Board

President’s Message on the Negotiations with Park Board

  President’s Message on the Negotiations with Park Board On-going discussions with Park Board Many of you will recall that in the campaign leading up to the Civic Election in November 2014, the NPA and Green party candidates for Park Board promised that, if elected, they would achieve a more effective working relationship with Vancouver’s… Continue Reading