West Kowloon Cultural District Project



DateContextSummary of developmentAction
23.9.98 PWSC denoting Public Works Subcommittee PWSC endorsed a commitment to upgrade part of 332CL, entitled "West Kowloon Reclamation - southern area, phase 4 and remaining roadworks, stage 2" to Category A at an estimated cost of $914 million in money-of-the-day ("MOD") prices to construct complementary roads and drainage networks to serve the developments in the West Kowloon Reclamation ("WKR"). [Paper]
7.10.98 PA denoting Policy Address The Chief Executive announced that the Administration was planning for a new, state-of-the-art performance venue on WKR in his Policy Address. [Policy address "Paragraph 46"]
16.10.98 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved a commitment to upgrade part of 332CL, entitled "West Kowloon Reclamation - southern area, phase 4 and remaining roadworks, stage 2" to Category A at an estimated cost of $914 million in MOD prices to construct complementary roads and drainage networks to serve the developments in WKR. [Paper]
18.11.99 PLW denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel The Panel discussed the replanning of WKR.
1.12.99 FC denoting Finance Committee FC circulated to members an Administration's note on its decision to fundamentally review the land uses of the southern portion of WKR for the development of a world-class integrated arts, cultural and entertainment district; and to facilitate this by deleting the remaining works in the existing road and infrastructure works contract on WKR. [Note]
13.12.99 HA denoting Home Affairs Panel The Panel discussed the then current position with regard to the planning of a performance venue on WKR. [Paper]
9.3.00 PLW denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel The Panel discussed the progress of the Open Competition for West Kowloon Reclamation. [Paper]
8.5.02 PLW denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel The Panel circulated to members the Administration's paper on the outcome of the West Kowloon Reclamation Concept Plan Competition. [Paper]
4.7.03 PLW denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel The Panel discussed the progress report on the work of the Steering Committee for Development of the West Kowloon Cultural District and the proposal to invite private sector to submit project proposals. [Paper]
12.11.03 CQ denoting Council Question Hon James TIEN raised a question on West Kowloon Cultural District ("WKCD") Development Project. [Hansard "Page 6"]
18.11.03 PLW,HA denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel and Home Affairs Panel The Panels met with deputations to receive views on WKCD.

The Panels discussed further information provided by the Administration on issues highlighted in the public response to the launch of the Invitation For Proposals for Development of the WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in background brief prepared by the Secretariat [Paper]

19.11.03 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Albert HO raised a question on amendments to Draft South West Kowloon Outline Zoning Plan [Hansard "Page 42"]
25.11.03 PLW,HA denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel and Home Affairs Panel The Panels continued to meet deputations to receive views on WKCD. [Summary of views]
26.11.03 CM denoting Council Motion A motion moved by Hon WONG Sing-chi as amended by Hon MA Fung-kwok on the WKCD Project was passed. [Hansard "Page 156"]
2.1.04 PRESS denoting Press Release Town Planning Board issued a press release indicating the confirmation from the Administration to involve the Board in various stages of the planning processes of the WKCD. [Press release]
3.3.04 CQ denoting Council Question Hon MA Fung-kwok raised a question on the recommendations of the Culture and Heritage Commission and the development plan of the WKCD. [Hansard "page 51"]
27.4.04 PLW denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel The Panel discussed the progress of the Development of WKCD since the Motion Debate on 26 November 2003, and the planned arrangements for enhanced involvement of the public in the Invitation For Proposals exercise. [Paper]

The Panel also discussed the report by Legal Services Division on whether the Government had circumvented the normal procedure of seeking approval for expenditure in public works, and whether the Government had breached its usual accounting practice. [Paper]

A motion was moved and passed opposing the land and financial arrangements proposed by the Administration for the WKCD. [Minutes "Page 14"]

28.4.04 PRESS denoting Press Release The Administration clarified that there was no change to single package approach and canopy requirement in WKCD. [Press release]
12.5.04 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LAU Ping-cheung raised a question on the professional jobs created by the WKCD development project [Hansard "Page 56"]
19.5.04 CQ denoting Council Question Hon WONG Sing-chi raised a question on the WKCD development project. [Hansard "Page 40"]
2.6.04 PRESS denoting Press Release The Administration gave a statement in response to press enquiries on the safety aspect of the WKCD project [Press release]
23.6.04 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Abraham SHEK raised a question on proposals on development of WKCD. [Hansard "Page 69"]
14.7.04 PLW denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel The Panel discussed the outcome of the Invitation for Proposals for development of WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in background brief prepared by the Secretariat [Paper]

The Panel circulated to members an Administration's paper providing information on the arrangements for assessment of the proposals received for the development of WKCD, the public consultation to be conducted and the tentative time table for the whole process. [Follow-up paper]

10.04 PLW denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel The Panel circulated to members the Administration's paper reporting on the progress made in relation to the development of WKCD. [Paper]
10.11.04 PRESS denoting Press Release The Government announced the result of the first stage of assessment for the WKCD development project. The public consultation exercise on the screened-in proposals will be launched in mid-December 2004. Views collected from the community will be fully taken into account in the Government's negotiations with the proponents and selection of the preferred proposal. [Press release]
24.11.04 CQ denoting Council Question Hon James TO raised a question on the WKCD project [Hansard, "page 40"]
30.11.04 PLW denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel The Panel discussed the progress of the development of the WKCD project since the last update provided in October 2004 and was informed of the detailed arrangements for the public consultation on the screened-in Proposals. [Paper]

Opening statement delivered by the Chief Secretary for Administration ("CS") at the special meeting on 30 November 2004. [Paper]

Hon LEE Wing-tat raised questions on "Development of WKCD" [Paper]

Administration's response to questions raised by Hon LEE Wing-tat. [Paper]

Three motions were moved and passed. [Motions]

Development to date presented in background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

Information note on "Public Private Partnership Cases involving Land Development in the United Kingdom and the United States" prepared by Research & Library Services Division [Paper]

15.12.04 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LEE Wing-tat raised a question on the mandatory provision of a canopy for WKCD. [Hansard, "page 26"]
16.12.04 PLW denoting Planning, Lands and Works Panel The Panel discussed LegCo Brief on "Development of the West Kowloon Cultural District: Screening Result of Proposals". [Paper]

The Panel was briefed on the three screened-in proposals by the proponents and received public views on the subject.

Information note on "Financial Study on the West Kowloon Cultural District" prepared by Research & Library Services Division [Paper]

5.1.05 CM denoting Council Motion A motion moved by Hon Alan LEONG Kah-kit as amended by Hon James TO on the Development of WKCD was passed. [Hansard, "page 228"]
26.1.05 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LEE Wing-tat raised a question on the mandatory provision of a canopy for WKCD. [Hansard, "page 143"]
4.2.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee circulated to members an updated background brief on WKCD Development [Paper]
18.2.05 HC denoting House Committee HC circulated to Members the updated background brief on WKCD Development [Paper]

HC circulated to Members a paper provided by the Administration on "The development of the West Kowloon Cultural District" [Paper]

HC circulated to Members a letter dated 17 January 2005 from the CS on "West Kowloon Cultural District" [Paper]

HC circulated to Members a letter dated 6 December 2004 from the CS on "West Kowloon Cultural District Development" [Paper]

HC circulated to Members a letter dated 10 January 2005 from the CS to the Chairman of the House Committee on "West Kowloon Cultural District" [Paper]

HC circulated to Members a letter dated 13 December 2004 from the Chairman of the House Committee to CS on "West Kowloon Cultural District project". [Paper]

21.2.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed the land use and planning issues in relation to the development of WKCD [Paper]
16.3.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed the information paper on "West Kowloon Cultural District and Public Private Partnerships" [Paper]

The Subcommittee discussed the information note on "Management, operation and financing of a cultural district" [Paper]

23.3.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed the information paper dated 21 March 2005 on "West Kowloon Cultural District and Public Private Partnerships" [Paper]
6.4.05 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Hok-ming raised a question on the impact of doubling up the duties of the Chief Executive by CS on the WKCD Project [Hansard, "page 86"]
8.4.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed the information paper on "Shortfall and long-term needs in the development of arts and culture in Hong Kong" [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information note on "Museums in Hong Kong" provided by the Administration for PLW Panel. [Paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the information paper on "Proposal Selection Process" [Follow-up paper]

22.4.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed the information paper on "West Kowloon Reclamation Concept Plan Competition" [Paper]

The Subcommittee discussed the information paper on "Concept Plan Competition for the Development of an Integrated Arts, Cultural and Entertainment District at the West Kowloon Reclamation, Hong Kong - Report of the Jury" [Paper]

The Subcommittee discussed the information paper on "West Kowloon Reclamation Concept Plan Competition - Report of the Technical Panel" dated January 2002 [Paper]

The Subcommittee discussed the information paper on "Shortfall and long-term needs in the development of arts and culture in Hong Kong" [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information paper on "Operation of museums in Hong Kong" [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information paper on "Need for Venue of Cultural and Performing Groups" [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the Administration's response to the submission made by People's Panel on West Kowloon [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information paper on "Culture and Heritage Commission ("CHC") Policy Recommendation Report – Government response and the latest development". [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information paper on "Research on museums development by the CHC Working Group on Museums" including discussion papers for four of the eight meetings held from January 2001 to August 2002 [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information paper on time taken to plan and construct museums in Hong Kong [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information paper on "Reference materials on the preferred themes of the museums in the West Kowloon Cultural District" [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information paper on "Calculation method of performance venues' usage rates" [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information paper on "Data on world-class museum facilities" [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the information paper on consideration of cultural vision and software implementation capabilities of the proponents in the assessment of the screened-in proposals [Paper]

The Subcommittee passed a motion requesting the Administration to provide information on the report of the Technical Panel, technical and financial feasibility studies on the Canopy of the Foster and Partners design [Minutes]

6.5.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed the information paper on the usage rate of performance venues and the patronage rate of cultural events [Paper]

The Subcommittee discussed the information paper on "Arts and cultural policy in Hong Kong" [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the Administration's response to the motion passed by the Subcommittee on 22 April 2005 [Paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the information paper on "fire safety of the canopy" [Follow-up paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the information paper on "patronage rate of admission-charged events at performance venues managed by Leisure and Cultural services Department [Follow-up paper]

7.2005 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee submitted its Report on Phase I Study to the House Committee on 8 July 2005 [Report]
13.9.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee met with deputations to receive views on WKCD. [Minutes]
28.9.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee continued to meet deputations to receive views on West Kowloon Cultural District. [Minutes]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the preliminary report on overseas duty visit to Bilbao in Spain [Report]

7.10.05 HC denoting House Committee CS attended the special meeting to announce the way forward for WKCD and discuss with Members various issues relating to the development of WKCD. [Verbatim record of the proceedings]
21.10.05 TPB denoting Town Planning Board The Administration briefed the TPB on the way forward for the WKCD project.
29.10.05 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee noted the Administration's responses to matters for clarifications in its way forward [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the Administration's responses to additional questions raised by the Subcommittee. [Paper]

The Subcommittee passed a motion expressing deep disappointment and regret at the failure of the Administration to take into full account and positively respond to the views and recommendations of the Subcommittee in its Report on Phase I Study and demanding the Government to reconsider its views and recommendations. [Minutes]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the Administration's response to the motion passed by the Subcommittee at the meeting. [Follow-up paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the Administration's response to the written submissions of Dr MA Ngok and Dr Robert CHUNG. [Follow-up paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the Administration's response to the Subcommittee's further questions concerning WKCD. [Follow-up paper]

1.2006 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee submitted its Report on Phase II Study to the House Committee on 6 January 2006. [Report]
13.1.06 HC denoting House Committee HC discussed the Report on Phase II Study of the Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development. [Minutes]
3.2.06 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed its way forward.

The Subcommittee noted the press release issued by the Administration in response to the Subcommittee's Report on Phase II Study. [Paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members a paper on "Attendance of Public Officers at meetings of the committees of the Legislative Council". [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the Administration's response to the Subcommittee's invitation to attend its meeting on 3 February 2006. [Paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the Chairman's letter dated 4 February 2006 to CS conveying views of Subcommittee members on the Administration's refusal to attend the meeting on 3 February 2006. [Follow-up paper]

8.2.06 CM denoting Council Motion Hon Alan LEONG Kah-kit moved a motion to endorse the Phase I and Phase II Reports of the Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development. [Hansard, "page 157"]
10.2.06 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee continued discussion on its way forward.

The Subcommittee noted the reply from CS to the Chairman's letter dated 4 February 2006. [Paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the press release of the Administration on the speech made by the Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands at the motion debate on the Reports of the Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development at the Council meeting on 8 February 2006. [Paper]

The Chairman of the Subcommittee sent a letter to the Chief Executive expressing Subcommittee members' grave concern on the absence of CS from the important meetings of LegCo and its Subcommittee to address the issues raised on the WKCD project. [Follow-up paper]

The Chairman of the Subcommittee sent a letter to CS conveying the demand of Subcommittee members that the executive authorities must not make any irreversible decision or take any decision that would in effect create a fait accompli before the Administration has responded in specific terms to the findings and recommendations of the Subcommittee and has had thorough exchanges with LegCo on the way forward for WKCD. [Follow-up paper]

The Chairman of the Subcommittee wrote a letter to Members of the Executive Council ("ExCo") expressing the intention of the Subcommittee members to hold a meeting with ExCo to discuss any points contained in the Subcommittee's Reports or any comments ExCo Members might have on the findings and recommendations before ExCo took a position on the way forward for WKCD. [Follow-up paper]

21.2.06 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development CS attended the meeting to announce the way forward for the WKCD project that the Government would not pursue WKCD under the IFP process and would set up a Consultative Committee comprising three advisory groups on performing venues, museums and the financial implications of the core arts and cultural facilities.

The Subcommittee circulated to members a list of issues which required response from the Administration for addressing the concerns and questions raised at the meetings on 3 and 10 February 2006. [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the statement made by CS at the meeting. [Paper]

6.4.06 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed with the Administration on the way forward for the WKCD project.

The Subcommittee circulated to members a list of questions raised by members on the statement made by the Chief Secretary for Administration at the meeting on 21 February 2006 and the Administration's response. [Paper] [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the press release of the Administration on the appointment of members of the Consultative Committee and its Advisory Groups on the core arts and cultural facilities for WKCD. [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the speech made by the Secretary for Home Affairs at the meeting. [Paper]

23.6.06 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee was briefed on the work of the Consultative Committee and its Advisory Groups on the core arts and cultural facilities and discussed the way forward for the work of the Subcommittee.

The Subcommittee circulated to members a paper entitled "Views received from non-government organizations and individuals on the way forward for the West Kowloon Cultural District development" prepared by LegCo Secretariat. [Paper]

The Subcommittee noted the Administration's response to the recommendations of the Subcommittee's Phase I and Phase II Study Reports. [Paper]

4.10.06 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed with the Administration the work progress of the Consultative Committee and its Advisory Groups. [Paper]

The Subcommittee met with deputations to receive views on an integrated and co-ordinated approach in planning WKCD. [Minutes]

6.1.07 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee was briefed on the progress of the work on the WKCD project, in particular the report of the Museums Advisory Group. [Paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members a paper entitled "Recommendations of the Phase I and Phase II Study Reports, the Administration's Response in June 2006, relevant comments/recommendations of the Consultative Committee and Advisory Groups and other observations of the Legislative Council Secretariat" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat. [Paper]

The Subcommittee met with deputations to receive views on the work done so far on the WKCD project, in particular the reports of the Performing Arts and Tourism Advisory Group and the Museums Advisory Group. [Minutes]

18.6.07 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee was briefed on the progress of the work on the WKCD project, in particular the work of the Financial Matters Advisory Group. [Paper]
12.9.07 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee met with the Administration to discuss the recommendation report of the Consultative Committee on the Core Arts and Cultural Facilities of WKCD. [Paper]
3.10.07 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee continued to discuss with the Administration the recommendation report of the Consultative Committee on the Core Arts and Cultural Facilities of WKCD.

After the meeting, the Subcommittee circulated a paper entitled "Comparison between the recommendations in the Phase I and Phase II Study Reports of the Subcommittee and the recommendations of the Consultative Committee" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat. [Follow-up paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members a list of questions raised and information requested by members at and subsequent to the meeting on 3 October 2007 for the Administration's written response. [Follow-up paper]

9.10.07 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee met with deputations to receive views on the recommendation report of the Consultative Committee on the Core Arts and Cultural Facilities of WKCD. [Minutes]
23.10.07 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee met with deputations to receive views on the recommendation report of the Consultative Committee on the Core Arts and Cultural Facilities of WKCD. [Minutes]

The Administration provided a response to the questions raised and information requested by the Subcommittee members at and subsequent to the meetings on 3 and 9 October 2007 and questions raised in the letter dated 2 October 2007 from Hon LEE Wing-tat. [Follow-up paper][Follow-up paper]

29.11.07 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee met with the Administration to discuss --

(i)the major contents and proposals in relation to the Bill on the establishment of the WKCD Authority and; [Paper] and

(ii)the town planning work and financing approach for the WKCD project. [Paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members a summary of views of various organizations and individuals expressed at the meetings on 9 and 23 October 2007 prepared by the LegCo Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration provided papers on the following subjects in response to the concerns raised by members at the meeting -

(i)information paper on the public engagement exercise; [Follow-up paper]

(ii)breakdown of total capital cost for Phase 1 facilities of the WKCD project; [Follow-up paper] and

(iii)systems and mechanisms to handle interface and coordination of the works projects for the arts and cultural facilities, retail/dining/entertaining facilities and infrastructural facilities which would be constructed during Phase 1 of the WKCD project. [Follow-up paper]

15.12.07 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee met with the Administration to discuss the key aspects of the proposed legislation for establishing a statutory body to take forward the WKCD project. [Paper]

The Subcommittee circulated to members the following papers prepared by the LegCo Secretariat --

(i)Summary of the discussion at the meeting on 29 November 2007 on the key aspects of the proposed legislation for establishing a statutory body to take forward the WKCD project; [Paper]

(ii)Information note on legal provisions governing some key aspects of selected statutory bodies in Hong Kong; [Paper] and

(iii)Information note on legal provisions governing some key aspects of statutory bodies of cultural development projects in selected overseas places. [Paper]

4.1.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee met with deputations to receive views on the key aspects of the proposed legislation for establishing a statutory body to take forward the WKCD project. [Minutes]
24.1.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee met with the Administration to discuss proposals in relation to the establishment of a statutory body to take forward the WKCD project.

The Administration provided papers on the following subjects -

(i)Statutory planning process for WKCD Development"; [Paper]

(ii)Key aspects of the proposed legislation for establishing a statutory body; [Paper] and

(iii)Assessment of the financial implications of the WKCD project. [Paper]

4.2.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Administration briefed members on the WKCD Authority Bill. [Legislative Council Brief]

The Administration provided an information paper on major findings of the Public Engagement Exercise and follow-up work for the WKCD project. [Paper]

14.2.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee continued discussion with the Administration on the WKCD Authority Bill.

The Administration provided an information paper entitled "Response to questions raised by members of the Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development". [Paper]

22.2.08 HC denoting House Committee Members decided to form a bills committee to study the WKCD Authority Bill. [Minutes]
11.3.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee decided to appoint Versitech Limited as the Specialist Adviser to assist the Subcommittee in examining the financial aspects of the WKCD project. [Minutes]
25.4.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed with the Administration the updated position of and work plans for the town planning for WKCD. [Paper]

Before the meeting, the Subcommittee circulated to members a summary of views of deputations on town planning issues expressed to the Subcommittee after the publication of the Recommendation Report of the Consultative Committee. [Paper]

8.5.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee continued discussion with the Administration on the town planning work for WKCD.
24.5.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Administration and members of the Museums Advisory Group briefed the Subcommittee on Museum Plus ("M+") in WKCD. [Paper]

The Specialist Adviser to the Subcommittee presented the Final Report on the Study on the Financial Aspects of the WKCD project. [Report]

26.5.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed with the Administration the proposal on a one-off upfront endowment for implementing the WKCD project. [Paper]
28.5.08 ESC denoting Establishment Subcommittee ESC endorsed the creation of three supernumerary posts of one Administrative Officer Staff Grade B (D3), one Administrative Officer Staff Grade C (D2) and one Chief Treasury Accountant (D1) in Home Affairs Bureau of Government Secretariat for a period of two years with effect from 1 July 2008 to co-ordinate efforts to implement the WKCD project. [Paper]
30.5.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee discussed with the Administration the financial assessment of the WKCD project. [Paper]

The Specialist Adviser to the Subcommittee provided its recommendations (Part I) on the financial aspects of the WKCD project. [Paper]

5.6.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee continued discussion with the Administration on the financial assessment of the WKCD project.

The Specialist Adviser to the Subcommittee provided its recommendations (Part II) on the financial aspects of the WKCD project. [Paper]

13.6.08 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitment endorsed by ESC on 28 May 2008. [Paper]
18.6.08 PWSC denoting Public Works Subcommittee PWSC endorsed a commitment to a one-off upfront endowment of $21.6 billion (in 2008 Net Present Value which is equivalent to $21.6 billion in MOD prices) be given to the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority ("WKCDA") upon its establishment in 2008 to implement the WKCD project. [Paper]
20.6.08 SUBC denoting Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development The Subcommittee submitted its Report on Phase III Study to the House Committee on 20 June 2008. [Report]
20.6.08 BC denoting Bills Committee on West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Bill The Bills Committee submitted its report to the House Committee on 20 June 2008. [Report]
25.6.08 CM denoting Council Motion Hon Alan LEONG Kah-kit moved a motion for debate at the Council the Phase III Study Report of SC on WKCDD. [Hansard, "page 7"]
4.7.08 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitment endorsed by PWSC on 18 June 2008. [Paper]
14.11.08 HA,DEV denoting Home Affairs Panel and Development Panel The two Panels held a joint meeting to discuss the latest development of the WKCD project and consider the way forward in monitoring the project. [Paper]

The two Panels also noted a background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat on the subject. [Background brief]

19.11.08 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Alan LEONG raised an oral question on "The work of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority". [Hansard page 15-25]
28.11.08 HC denoting House Committee HC discussed the proposal of HA and DEV Panels for the appointment of a subcommittee under HC to monitor the WKCD project. The proposal was not supported.
11.12.08 HA,DEV denoting Home Affairs Panel and Development Panel The two Panels agreed to appoint a joint subcommittee to monitor issues relating to the implementation of the WKCD project. [Paper] [Joint Subcommittee]
13.1.09 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received a briefing from the Administration and WKCDA on the latest development of the WKCD project and the progress of work of WKCDA. [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted the following papers prepared by the LegCo Secretariat –

(i)summary of views and suggestions made in the Phase III Study Report of the former Subcommittee on WKCD Development formed by the Third LegCo [Paper];

(ii)summary of the Administration's response/undertakings to issues relating to the WKCD development [Paper]; and

(iii)summary of local press reports on the WKCD project from 14 November 2008 to 9 January 2009 (Chinese version only) [Fact sheet].

27.2.09 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration's paper entitled "Response to the recommendations in the Phase III Study Report of the former Subcommittee on WKCD Development, public engagement exercise for the WKCD project, and mechanism for timely monitoring of the financial position of WKCDA". [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted a summary of past deliberations on related issues prepared by the LegCo Secretariat. [Paper]

14.4.09 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed with the Administration and WKCDA issues relating to the establishment of the Consultation Panel and public engagement exercise for the WKCD project as well as the planning and development of M+. [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted the following papers prepared by the LegCo Secretariat –

(i)summary of past deliberations on public engagement exercise for WKCD; [Paper]

(ii)summary of past deliberations on the development of M+ [Paper], and

(iii)summary of key views and suggestions made by deputations in response to the Joint Subcommittee's invitation for written submissions on the WKCD project. [Paper]

19.6.09 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee met with deputations, the Administration and WKCDA to discuss the masterplanning of WKCD, progress of the Consultation Panel and public engagement exercise for the WKCD project, and the planning and development of M+. [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted the Administration's response to the key views and suggestions made by deputations. [Paper]

7.9.09 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee met with deputations, the Administration, WKCDA to continue discussion on the masterplanning of WKCD, progress of the Consultation Panel and public engagement exercise for the WKCD project, planning and development of M+, and other issues relating to the development of WKCD. [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted the following papers –

(i)summary of key views and suggestions made by deputations prepared by LegCo Secretariat [Paper];

(ii)summary of concerns raised by LegCo Members in the Third LegCo in relation to the WKCD project and the Administration's responses and undertakings prepared by LegCo Secretariat [Paper]; and

(iii)the Administration's response to issues raised at the meeting on 19 June 2009, summary of concerns raised by LegCo Members in the Third LegCo and the Administration's responses and undertakings, and questions raised by Hon Alan LEONG on the implementation of the WKCD project. [Paper]

4.12.09 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received a briefing from the Administration and WKCDA on the progress of the Stage 1 Public Engagement exercise for the WKCD project and the recruitment of senior executives of WKCDA. [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted a summary of local press reports on the WKCD project from 8 September to 24 November 2009 prepared by the LegCo Secretariat. (Chinese verion only) [Fact sheet]

22.1.10 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration's paper entitled "The impact of the West Kowloon Terminus of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link on WKCD". [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted a summary of discussions on the subject prepared by the LegCo Secretariat. [Paper]

17.3.10 HA denoting Home Affairs Panel The Panel was consulted on the Administration's proposal to create two supernumerary directorate posts relating to the WKCD project, namely one Principal Government Engineer (D3) post and one Administrative Officer Staff Grade (D2) post in the Home Affairs Bureau on a time-limited basis from 1 July 2010 to 31 March 2015. [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

Members were in general supportive of the Administration's proposal.

16.4.10 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration's papers entitled "Report on Stage 1 Public Engagement exercise for WKCD" [Paper] [Report] and "Development of cultural software to complement the WKCD project". [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted a summary of issues/suggestions raised by the Joint Subcommittee on public engagement exercise and development of cultural software in relation to the WKCD project prepared by the LegCo Secretariat. [Paper]

28.4.10 ESC denoting Establishment Subcommittee ESC endorsed the Administration's proposal to create two supernumerary posts of one Principal Government Engineer (D3) and one Administrative Officer Staff Grade C (D2) in the Home Affairs Bureau from 1 July 2010 to 31 March 2015 to monitor the implementation of the WKCD project and coordinate the related interface issues. [Paper]
14.5.10 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitment endorsed by ESC on 28 April 2010. [Paper]
20.9.10 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received a briefing from the Administration and WKCDA on the work of the Chief Executive Officer of WKCDA and his new executive team as well as the latest progress of the Stage 2 Public Engagement exercise for the WKCD project. [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted a summary of local press reports on the WKCD project from 16 April to 14 September 2010 prepared by the LegCo Secretariat. (Chinese verion only) [Fact sheet]

17.11.10 CM denoting Council Motion Dr Hon Priscilla LEUNG moved a motion on "Territory-wide participation in building the West Kowloon Cultural District" for debate in the Council. The motion was passed. [Hansard page 36-106] [Progress report from the Administration]
14.1.11 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project
The Joint Subcommittee discussed the following subjects –

(i)Update on the development of the WKCD project (including matters relating to resignation and recruitment of senior executives of WKCDA); [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]

(ii)Update on Stage 2 Public Engagement exercise; [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]; and

(iii)Update on software development to promote WKCD. [Paper] [Summary of the Joint Subcommittee's views and suggestions prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]

29.3.11 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project
The Joint Subcommittee discussed the following subjects –

(i)Update on the development of the WKCD project (including matters relating to resignation and recruitment of senior executives of WKCDA); [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]

(ii)Results of the Stage 2 Public Engagement exercise for the WKCD project; [Paper] [Report] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]; and

(iii)Selection of Conceptual Plan Options [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]

16.5.11 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received views from deputations on their expectations on the latest development of the WKCD project. [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]
25.5.11 CM denoting Council Motion Hon LAU Kong-wah moved a motion on "Hong Kong as a sustainable regional cultural hub" for debate in the Council. The motion was passed. [Hansard page 224-293] [Progress report from the Administration]
11.7.11 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee was briefed on the latest development of the WKCD project; vision of M+ and its latest development [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]; and the interim programmes and activities in the WKCD before the commissioning of Phase 1 facilities. [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]
26.8.11 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed with the Administration and WKCDA the financial strategy for the implementation of the WKCD project. [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]
29.11.11 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration's papers entitled "Update on Stage 3 Public Engagement exercise" [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat] and "Proposed Development Plan for WKCD and related matters" [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat].
13.2.12 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project
The Joint Subcommittee discussed the following subjects –

(i)Report on the analysis of views for the Stage 3 Public Engagement exercise for the WKCD project; [Report] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]

(ii)Role of the Consultation Panel of WKCDA; [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat] and

(iii)Utilization of the WKCD site prior to the commissioning of Phase 1 facilities and audience building. [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]

23.4.12 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration's papers entitled "Planning and development of M+" [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat] and "Communication and co-operation between WKCDA and the arts community" [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat].
27.6.12 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project
The Joint Subcommittee discussed the following subjects –

(i)Development of cultural software in preparation for the commissioning of the first batch of facilities; [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]

(ii)Progress update on design competitions; [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat] and

(iii)Financial arrangements for the WKCD project. [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat]

17.12.12 PWSC denoting Public Works Subcommittee PWSC endorsed the upgrading of 753CL to Category A at an estimated cost of $478 million in MOD prices for the proposed design and site investigation of government infrastructure works for supporting phase 1 of WKCD development. [Paper]
11.1.13 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitment endorsed by PWSC on 17 December 2012. [Paper]
11.1.13 HA,DEV denoting Home Affairs Panel and Development Panel A Joint Subcommittee was set up under the two Panels to monitor issues relating to the implementation of the WKCD project. [Paper] [Joint Subcommittee]
6.2.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Christopher CHUNG raised an oral question on "Acquisition of artworks by the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority ". [Hansard "page 35-45"]
25.2.13 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration/WKCDA's papers entitled "The approved Development Plan of WKCD" [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and "Xiqu Centre design competition". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
20.3.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon MA Fung-kwok raised an oral question on "Planning and capital cost of WKCD". [Hansard "page 28-39"]
8.4.13 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee further discussed the approved Development Plan of WKCD and issues relating to the Xiqu Centre. [List of follow-up actions] [Paper]
23.4.13 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project
The Joint Subcommittee discussed the following subjects –

(i)"Update on the planning and development of M+"; [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

(ii)"The park development in WKCD"; [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and

(iii)"Management and utilization of the WKCD site prior to commencement of the construction works for the WKCD project". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

10.6.13 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration/WKCDA's paper entitled "Development of cultural software" [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat], and received views from deputations on "Communication and co-operation with the arts community". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
26.6.13
27.6.13
CM denoting Council Motion Hon Christopher CHUNG moved a motion on "Concern about the expenditure of the WKCD project" for debate in Council. The motion was negatived. [Hansard "page 321-345"] [Hansard "page 6-93"]
3.7.13 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Christopher CHUNG raised a written question on "Works progress and expenditure of the WKCD project". [Hansard "page 132-142"]
3.7.13 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received an update from the Administration and WKCDA on "Financial situation of and arrangements for the WKCD project". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
10.7.13 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration/WKCDA's paper entitled "Integration and connectivity of WKCD with its neighbouring districts". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
29.11.13 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received an update from the Administration and WKCDA on the progress of the WKCD development. [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee also noted a background brief entitled "Hardware development of the first batch of facilities in the West Kowloon Cultural District" [Background brief] and an updated background brief entitled "Development of cultural software to complement the West Kowloon Cultural District project" prepared by the LegCo Secretariat [Updated background brief].

24.1.14 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration/WKCDA's papers entitled "Minor relaxation of the development intensity of the WKCD site" [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and "Progress on Arts Pavilion". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
28.3.14 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project
The Joint Subcommittee discussed the following subjects –

(i)"Technical assessment results of the planning application for minor relaxation of development intensity of the WKCD site"; [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

(ii)"Update on the development of Xiqu Centre"; [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and

(iii)"Artistic characteristic and partnership framework of performing arts venues in WKCD". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

11.4.14 TP denoting Transport Panel The Panel on Transport discussed the Administration's proposal to upgrade 855TH "Road Improvement Works for West Kowloon Reclamation Development (Phase 1)" to Category A, which sought to improve the road network in the WKR Area (including WKCD) to cope with future traffic demand. [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

The Panel supported in principle the proposal and the submission of it to PWSC and FC for further consideration.

25.4.14 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee further discussed the traffic impact assessment of WKCDA's planning application for minor relaxation of development intensity of the WKCD site. [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
28.5.14 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration/WKCDA's papers entitled "Update on the financial situation of and arrangements for the WKCD project" [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and "Implementation of the WKCD integrated basement". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
28.5.14 CQ denoting Council Question Hon Tony TSE raised a written question on "Technical assessments of the planning application for minor relaxation of development intensity of the WKCD site". [Hansard "page 39-41"]
9.6.14 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration/WKCDA's paper entitled "Roles and functions of the Consultation Panel of WKCDA" [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat], and received views from deputations on "Development of cultural software". [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
11.6.14 ESC denoting Establishment Subcommittee ESC endorsed the Administration's proposal to create one supernumerary post of Chief Engineer (D1) in the Civil Engineering and Development Department up to 31 March 2019 to strengthen its capability in driving the implementation of the mega integrated basement and government infrastructure projects for WKCD. [Paper]
18.6.14 CQ denoting Council Question Dr Hon Priscilla LEUNG raised a written question on "Construction works of the WKCD project". [Hansard "page 138-140"]
7.7.14 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed with the Administration and WKCDA and received views from deputations on "Integration and connectivity of WKCD with its neighbouring districts". [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
11.7.14 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitment endorsed by ESC on 11 June 2014. [Paper]
23.7.14 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration/WKCDA's papers entitled "Update on the development of M+" [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and "Update on the Park development - design, use and management". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
24.11.14 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received an update from the Administration and WKCDA on the progress of the WKCD development. It also noted two updated background briefs entitled "Hardware development in the WKCD" and "Development of cultural software to complement the WKCD project" prepared by the LegCo Secretariat [Paper] [Updated background brief] [Updated background brief].

The Joint Subcommittee was also consulted on the Administration's proposal to extend a supernumerary Principal Government Engineer (D3) post and a supernumerary Administrative Officer Staff Grade C (D2) post in the Home Affairs Bureau to continue monitoring the implementation of the WKCD project. [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

The Joint Subcommittee did not object to the Administration's submission of the proposal to the Establishment Subcommittee for consideration.

5.1.15 PWSC denoting Public Works Subcommittee The Administration advised PWSC that having regard to WKCDA's latest decision to charge the costs of the first stage of design and advance works for the WKCD integrated basement to its endowment fund, it had decided to withdraw its paper which sought funding for the relevant works of the integrated basement. [Paper]
9.1.15 PWSC denoting Public Works Subcommittee PWSC endorsed the upgrading of 855TH to Category A at an estimated cost of $845.8 million in MOD prices for implementing road improvement works for WKR Development (Phase 1). [Paper]
12.1.15 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration/WKCDA's papers entitled "Integration and connectivity of the WKCD with its neighbouring districts" [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and "Progress Update on Implementation of the WKCD integrated basement". [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
23.1.15 ESC denoting Establishment Subcommittee ESC endorsed the Administration's proposal to retain two supernumerary posts of one Principal Government Engineer (D3) and one Administrative Officer Staff Grade C (D2) in the Home Affairs Bureau for four years, i.e. from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2019, to continue monitoring the implementation of the WKCD project. [Paper]
27.2.15 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitment endorsed by PWSC on 9 January 2015. [Paper]
20.3.15 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitment endorsed by ESC on 23 January 2015. [Paper]
23.3.15 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee was briefed on the latest development of the WKCD Park; the proposed WKCD Public Open Space Bylaw; and the draft guidelines on street performance, outdoor events, and filming and photographing in WKCD. It also noted the updated background brief entitled "Park development in WKCD" and the background brief entitled "Public Open Space Bylaw of WKCD" prepared by the LegCo Secretariat. [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

The Joint Subcommittee also discussed the Administration/WKCDA's paper entitled "Update on the development of Lyric Theatre and Artist Square Development Area". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

19.5.15 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the following subjects –

(i)"Update on the development of Xiqu Centre"; [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

(ii)"Update on the development of M+"; [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and

(iii)"Implementation of the integrated basement and infrastructure works for WKCD". [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]

16.6.15 PWSC denoting Public Works Subcommittee PWSC endorsed (a) the upgrading of part of 754CL to Category A at an estimated cost of $840.5 million in MOD prices for implementing the first construction package of the infrastructure works for WKCD; and (b) the upgrading of part of 763CL to Category A at an estimated cost of $2,919.5 million in MOD prices for implementing the first and second stages of design, site investigation and construction works of the WKCD integrated basement. [Paper] [Paper]
7.7.15 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee discussed the Administration/WKCDA's papers entitled "Update on the financial situation of and arrangements for the WKCD project" [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and "Work of the Consultation Panel of WKCDA". [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
10.7.15 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitments endorsed by PWSC on 16 June 2015. [Paper]
17.7.15 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received views from deputations and met with the Administration and WKCDA on "Capacity building and stakeholder engagement for WKCD". [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
28.10.15 CQ denoting Council Question Hon MA Fung-kwok raised a written question on "Impact of Delay in Handover of Sites on West Kowloon Cultural District Project". [Hansard "page 132-137"]
24.11.15 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received an update from the Administration and WKCDA on the progress of the WKCD development. [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat] It also discussed the Administration/WKCDA's paper entitled "Integration and connectivity of WKCD with its neighbouring districts". [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
14.12.15 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee further discussed the subject of the integration and connectivity of WKCD with its neighbouring districts. [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat] It also received an update from WKCDA on the cultural software development for WKCD. [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
30.5.16 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received updates from the Administration and WKCDA on the financial situation of and arrangements for WKCD project, [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and the progress of hardware development in WKCD. [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
21.6.16 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received updates from the Administration and WKCDA on the development of Lyric Theatre Complex, [Paper] [Background brief prepared by the Secretariat] and the development of M+. [Paper] [Updated background brief prepared by the Secretariat]
8.11.16 DEV denoting Development Panel The Panel agreed at its meeting on 8 November 2016 to appoint a joint subcommittee to monitor the implementation of the WKCD project under DEV and HA Panels. [Minutes] [Joint Subcommittee]
11.11.16 HA denoting Home Affairs Panel The Panel agreed at its meeting on 11 November 2016 to appoint a joint subcommittee to monitor the implementation of the WKCD project under DEV and HA Panels. [Minutes] [Joint Subcommittee]
20.12.16 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Joint Subcommittee received updates from the Administration and WKCDA on the progress of the development of WKCD project. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background briefs prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper][Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA briefed the Joint Subcommittee on WKCDA's plan to develop a Temporary Pavilion in WKCD through the "Young Designers Competition 2017". [Paper]

21.2.17 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the financial situation of WKCD project and briefed members on the enhanced financial arrangement for WKCD announced in the 2017 Policy Address. [Paper][LegCo Brief]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Joint Subcommittee received updates from the Administration and WKCDA on the progress of the hardware and software development in relation to M+, as well as the public consultation exercise on the Hong Kong Palace Museum ("HKPM") project which is underway. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

21.4.17 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA briefed members on the funding proposal to upgrade part of 754CL entitled "Infrastructure Works for West Kowloon Cultural District, phase 1" to Category A, at an estimated cost of about $490 million in MOD prices, to carry out the second construction package of public infrastructure works for WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA briefed members on the funding proposal to upgrade part of 763CL, entitled "Integrated Basement for West Kowloon Cultural District", to Category A at an estimated cost of about $3,890 million in MOD prices, to carry out the third stage of construction works of the integrated basement for WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

29.5.17 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA briefed members on the outcome of the public consultation exercise on the proposed HKPM project. [Paper] [Paper] [Paper] [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration sought members' support on the revised funding proposal to upgrade part of 763CL, entitled "Integrated Basement for West Kowloon Cultural District", to Category A at an estimated cost of about $3,638.5 million in MOD prices, to carry out the third stage of construction works of the integrated basement for WKCD. [Paper]

13.6.17 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the development of the Xiqu Centre, as well as the opening preparation plan. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the development of the Lyric Theatre Complex. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

4.7.2017 PWSC denoting Public Works Subcommittee PWSC endorsed a commitment to upgrade part of 763CL to Category A at an estimated cost of $3,638.5 million in money-of-the-day prices for implementing the third stage of construction works of the integrated basement in the West Kowloon Cultural District. [Paper]
21.11.17 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA briefed members on the funding proposal to upgrade part of 754CL entitled "Infrastructure Works for West Kowloon Cultural District, phase 1" to Category A, at an estimated cost of about $192 million in MOD prices, to carry out the second construction package of public infrastructure works for WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the development of HKPM and other hardware development in WKCD [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

20.12.17 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the cultural software development for WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the development of the Art Park and Freespace in WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

5.1.18 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitment endorsed by PWSC on 4 July 2017. [Paper]
6.2.18 PWSC denoting Public Works Subcommittee PWSC endorsed a commitment to upgrade part of 754CL to Category A at an estimated cost of $192.0 million in money-of-the-day prices for implementing the second package of construction of public infrastructure works in WKCD. [Paper]
9.2.18 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA briefed members on the update on the financial situation of and the enhanced financial arrangement for the WKCD project. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

27.4.18 FC denoting Finance Committee FC approved the commitment endorsed by PWSC on 6 February 2018. [Paper]
11.5.18 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the latest development of the Xiqu Centre. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the implementation progress of the transport infrastructure projects on linking WKCD with its neighbouring district, and briefed members on the revised design and funding proposal of the Artist Square Bridge. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

A motion moved by Hon Tanya CHAN was passed at the meeting. WKCDA provided a response to the motion after the meeting. [Follow-up paper]

11.6.18 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration briefed members on the relocation plan for the existing Tsim Sha Tsui Fire Station Complex located within the WKCD site boundary and the funding proposal on the relocation of its supporting operational facilities, together with the Fire Services Department's Fire Services Club and other Fire Services accommodations to a Government, Institution or Community site at To Wah Road, Kowloon. [Paper]

The Administration sought members' views on the proposed extension of supernumerary directorate posts in the Home Affairs Bureau and the Civil Engineering and Development Department relating to the WKCD project for four years from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2023. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the Art, Commerce and Exhibitions development package and the development of Artist Hostel/Residence within WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

11.9.18 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project WKCDA gave a full account of the process and considerations leading to its decision to terminate the employment of Hsin Chong Construction Company Limited under the M+ main works contract on 17 August 2018. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

6.11.18 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the WKCD development. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the latest development of the Xiqu Centre. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

14.1.19 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the cultural software development for WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the development of Zone 2 of WKCD and briefed members on the funding proposal to upgrade 763CL entitled "Integrated Basement for West Kowloon Cultural District - remaining works" to Category A, at an estimated cost of about $17.5 billion in MOD prices, to carry out the remaining works of the Integrated Basement in Zone 2A and Zone 2BC to dovetail the phased implementation of WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

1.4.19 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the development of the Art Park and Freespace in WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the implementation progress of the transport infrastructure projects linking WKCD with its neighbouring district. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

29.4.19 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the financial situation of the WKCD project. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the current progress of the Lyric Theatre Complex development within the WKCD Zone 3B. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

10.6.19 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the hardware and software development in relation to M+. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the Art, Commerce and Exhibitions development package and briefed members on the preparation of the land grant for WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

25.11.19 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the WKCD development. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the current progress of the Lyric Theatre Complex development within the WKCD Zone 3B. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

6.1.20 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the cultural software development for WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the operation of venues in WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

27.4.20 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on: (a) the development of Zone 2 within WKCD; and (b) the implementation of transport infrastructure projects linking WKCD to the neighbouring district and beyond. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the Art, Commerce and Exhibitions Development Package of WKCD. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

1.6.20 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee to Monitor the Implementation of the West Kowloon Cultural District Project The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the financial situation of the WKCD project. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background brief prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper]

The Administration and WKCDA updated members on the progress of the hardware and software development in relation to M+ and HKPM. [Paper]

Development to date presented in the background briefs prepared by the Secretariat. [Paper][Paper]



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