Victoria Park Business Improvement Area

The purposes for which the BIA was established are the following:
(a) improving, beautifying and maintaining property in the BIA;
(b) developing, improving and maintaining public parking within or adjacent to the BIA, or
(c) promoting the BIA as a business or shopping area.
7 to 13 Members

The Board must consist of individuals who have been nominated by one or more taxpayers in the BIA as defined in s. 1(e) of the Business Improvement Area Regulation, Alta. Reg. 93/2016.
2 year term, appointed by resolution of Council.

Council may appoint a member of the Board for a term that is less than 2 years.

When a vacancy occurs on the Board, the Board may appoint an individual to fill that office for the remainder of the former member's term. Such interim appointments shall not require the further approval of Council.
Term Expiry Month:
Day:  3rd Thursday
Time:  12:00 PM
Location:  Contact Office
50% + 1
Resource Staff:
Low, David (403-265-2888)
Administrative Contact:
David Low (Executive Director)
The Kahanoff Centre
310, 105 - 12 Avenue SE
Calgary AB T2G 1A1
Bus: 403-265-2888 Fax: 403-398-1510
Reports To:
Priorities & Finance Committee (PFC)
Victoria Park BIA

ChairVice ChairMemberRoleCurrent AppointmentExpiry Year
   Marie ChiemDirector20172021
   Elspeth KirkDirector20192021
   Brad KrizanDirector20202021
   Alena LawranceDirector20172021
   Gloria NarineDirector20192021
   Tom WallerDirector20202021

Authority  Description Decision
1. 1996 December 16, OE96-70 and Bylaw 37M96 To establish the Victoria Crossing Business Revitalization Zone.
2. 1997 January 06, Bylaw 2M97 Amends Bylaw 37M96 - to revise the boundaries of the BRZ and to attach a map as Schedule "A".
3. 2002 January 28, N2002-05 To change the term of office to staggered terms.
4. 2003 September 08, AGS2003-43 Reduces Council membership from 1 member to 0 member.
5. 2003 November 17, Annual General Ratepayers' Meeting Revision to Victoria Crossing BRZ's in-house bylaw to compensate for loss of Council member - allows for up to 15 elected Directors.
6. 2004 June 21, CPS2004-45 Approve the 'Working Relationship Model' between the BRZs and The City of Calgary; and implement the preliminary 'Action Plan'.
7. 2005 January 24, CPS2005-02 Update report on the work and relationships with the Business Revitalization Zones groups; and approval of the 'Action Plan and Implementation Strategy'.
8. 2012 September 10, NM2012-38 Notice of Motion: Administration to provide an overview of the current state of municipal support for BRZ development in Calgary, research municipal best practices, and recommend options for consideration to better support existing BRZs, encourage innovation, and foster the creation of new BRZs.
9. 2014 January 13, PFDC2013-0819 Direct Administration to complete Phase 2 of the BRZ review process and report back to Council through the Priorities and Finance Committee with a 2015-2018 BRZ business plan to support BRZ development.
10. 2014 January 13, PFC2013-0821 and Bylaw 2M2014 Amends Bylaw 37M96 - To change the name of the 'Victoria Crossing Business Revitalization Zone' to 'Victoria Park Business Revitalization Zone'.
11. 2014 November 03, PFC2014-0760 Business Revitalization Zones 2015-2018 Business Plan.
12. 2016 November 28, CPS2016-0826 and Bylaw 57M2016 To continue the 'Victoria Park Business Revitalization Zone' as the 'Victoria Park Business Improvement Area'; and to repeal Bylaw 37M96.