KCCS Summer 2017 Report to the Membership

KCCS Summer 2017 Report to the Membership

  KCCS Summer 2017 Report to the Membership   Kathleen Bigsby, our hard working president, has been on vacation for the past few weeks so as Past-President it is my pleasure to provide an update on recent events and achievements at the Kerrisdale Community Centre. The most important, and pressing issue of course is the… Continue Reading

CCAs say they are increasingly alarmed about current JOA draft -Mar 2

CCAs say they are increasingly alarmed about current JOA draft -Mar 2

Community Centre Associations say they are increasingly alarmed about current draft of Joint Operating Agreement Vancouver, B.C. – Community Centre Associations (CCAs) are calling on Park Board Commissioners to refer the current draft of the Joint Operating Agreement (JOA) back to staff at an upcoming public meeting on March 6, 2017. The group of 14… Continue Reading

KCCS Annual Report to the Membership for 2016

KCCS Annual Report to the Membership for 2016

KCCS Annual Report to the Membership for 2016   Without question, the major issue facing the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society this past year has been seeking agreement with Park Board on a new Joint Operating Agreement (JOA). Our community centre is jointly managed by the Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) and the Vancouver Board of… Continue Reading

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society Notice of AGM-Feb 15

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society Notice of AGM-Feb 15

Kerrisdale Community Centre Society Notice of AGM Notice Is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the members of the Kerrisdale  Community  Centre Society (the “Society”) will be held at Kerrisdale Community Centre at 5851 West Boulevard,  Vancouver, British Columbia. View Signed Public Notice of AGM as PDF file The meeting will start at 7:30pm in Seniors Craft Room on Wednesday  February 15, 2017 for… Continue Reading

JOA Negotiations with PB-Feb 8

JOA Negotiations with PB-Feb 8

Please Note: Special meeting tonight postponed to tomorrow night at Thursday February 9 at 6pm. As you may be aware, Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning that identifies a risk of freezing rain for this evening.  Out of an abundance of caution for public safety, and in response to feedback received from a… Continue Reading

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

Join the KCCS Board

Join the KCCS Board

 Apply now to Join the KCCS Board of Directors! Kerrisdale Community Centre Society (KCCS) has more than 70-years of history in delivering recreational, social and artistic programs and services to the Kerrisdale community. Strong communities rely on their own resources, and Kerrisdale is both a strong and evolving neighbhourhood with ever-changing needs. One of those needs is… 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