Panel Schedule

The public is invited to observe the Community Panel in action at Dudoc Vancouver on the following dates:

  • January 19 & 20
  • February 9 & February 23
  • March 9 & March 10
  • April 6

The Panel will convene from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm each day. Please note that we ask observers not to interact with Panelists during sessions, and we are unable to provide meals or other accommodations to observers. 

The public is also invited to participate in two public workshops hosted by the Community Panel on March 5 and April 2 at the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society.

Session #1: Saturday, January 19, 2019

Morning

  • Introductions
  • Panel Mandate
  • Grade Separation/Arterial
  • Break & Group Photo
  • Context—Community Past, Present & Future
  • Flats Arterial Community Panel Process Overview
  • What’s Important to Consider?

Afternoon

  • Lunch
  • What’s Important to Consider? (cont.)
  • Route Overviews
  • Break
  • Route Overviews (cont.)
  • Wrap-up & Daily Evaluation

Session #2: Sunday, January 20, 2019

Morning

  • Regathering
  • Transportation Performance – Presentations
  • Break
  • Transportation Performance – Discussion

Afternoon

  • Lunch
  • Cost & Constructability – Presentations
  • Break
  • Cost & Constructability – Discussion
  • Wrap-up & Daily Evaluation

Session #3: Saturday, February 9, 2019

Morning

  • Regathering
  • Business – Presentations
  • Break
  • Business – Discussion

Afternoon

  • Lunch
  • Community Livability – Presentations
  • Break
  • Community Livability – Discussion
  • Wrap-up & Daily Evaluation

Session #4: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Morning

  • Regathering
  • Park Network, Recreational Spaces, Community Gardens – Presentations
  • Break
  • Park Network, Recreational Spaces, Community Gardens – Discussion

Afternoon

  • Lunch
  • Public Facilities – Presentations
  • Break
  • Public Facilities – Discussion
  • Preparing for Public Workshop
  • Wrap-up & Daily Evaluation

Public Workshop #1: March 5, 2019 – evening

 Purpose:

  • Inform the community about the routes and key factors to consider
  • Get feedback on Panel’s work to date

Session #5: Saturday, March 9, 2019

 Discussion focus:

  • Public Input Review
  • Design Refinements

Session #6: Sunday, March 10, 2019

 Discussion focus:

  • Developing the “Case” for each route

Public Workshop #2: April 2, 2019 – evening

Purpose:

  • Inform the community about the routes and key factors to consider
  • Get feedback on Panel’s work to date

Session #7: Saturday, April 6, 2019

Discussion focus:

  • Public Input review
  • Refining Rationale for the Routes
  • Discussion / Voting
  • Wrap-up & Evaluation