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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.
  • Review existing practices and policies of the committee and make recommendations to Council.
  • Bring forward and discuss concerns raised by tax payers or staff that may affect the operation of the Township.
  • 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 these properties so that preservation continues to be realistic. 
  • Comment on any zoning changes or demolition permits that apply to plaqued sites. 

Membership:

  • The Committee shall be composed of 5 members of the public.
  • 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.

Reporting:

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

Compensation:

  • Compensation to be determined by Council.

Members:

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

 Terms of Reference- Heritage Committee