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Heritage Committee

The Responsibilities of the Heritage Committee Include:

  • Act as an advisory committee to Council on issues that affect the Township relating to Parts IV and V of the Ontario Heritage Act.
  • Provide comments on all heritage applications, development applications which
    may impact existing or potential heritage properties, and demolition permits that apply to heritage properties.
  • Record sites of heritage significance within the Township, award heritage plaques to those recognized as worthy of preservation, and record others for historical information only. 
  • Encourage owners of plaqued sites to maintain and preserve these properties.  
  • Promote public awareness of Puslinch's heritage.


  • The Committee shall be composed of 4 members of the public and 1 member of Council.
  • A members term on the committee shall be concurrent with the Term of Council or until a successor is appointed.

Meeting Schedule:

  • The Committee meets quarterly on the first Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. and as many additional times as the Committee deems necessary.


  • Council shall receive written reports or minutes of all committee meetings. 


  • Compensation to be determined by Council.


  • John Arnold - Chair
  • John Levak 
  • Mary Tivy
  • Barb Jefferson - Vice Chair
  • Councillor Matthew Bulmer

 Terms of Reference- Heritage Committee