Welcome to Heritage-Patrimoine Cornwall

Municipal Heritage Committee, Cornwall Ontario

Minutes from our committee meetings

Heritage-Patrimoine Cornwall Meeting

Thurs. June 1st, 2017 – 6:30 pm Cornwall Public Library

Present: Carol Escobar Joan Gaudreau Nicholas Lambooy

Debbie Ledoux Carole Libbey Don Smith Marjorie Vallee

Absent: Maurice Dupelle Sara Lauzon Thom Racine

City Rep: nil


  1. Approval of Agenda and Approval of Minutes from May 4, 2017
    Approval moved by J. Gaudreau; seconded by D. Ledoux
    Members greeted the new member to Heritage Cornwall, Don Smith.

2. Remarks by Chair/Correspondence – Nil

3. Treasurer’s Report- C. Libbey reported an estimated operating balance of $18,507 as of June 1, 2017. Acceptance moved by C. Libbey; seconded by J. Gaudreau.
It is suggested that Members keep a record of hours worked on Heritage Cornwall matters.

4. Business Arising
  1. Cornwall Room Schedule - circulated.

  2. Ont. Heritage Conference June 8 – 9 in Ottawa
    Confirmed attendance of members.

  3. Property Awards – D. Ledoux reviewed the presentation of awards at the Mayor’s picnic. The recipients presented were very pleased with being recognized.

d. Historic Waterfront Plaque Ceremony – to be held June 30th where plaque for Post Office Stones will be unveiled. Uncertain as yet as to time.

e. Doors Open Cornwall – to be held on August 19th. Chris Granger to conduct tours of Capitol Theatre Artefacts in the Library basement. A volunteer is needed to operate elevator.


5. New Business
a. Capital Theatre Artefacts Long Term Loan Agreement to be reviewed and renewed.
b. D. Smith to write a short history of the Theatre; also mentioning the seats currently in storage.
b. Cornwall Room Student – C. Libbey reviewed the activities undertaken by the student.
c. Mary Joyce Smith has been promoted to replace Ken Bedford on his retirement.
d. East Front Public School to obtain copies of photos

6. Next Meeting –Thurs. September 7, 2017

7. Adjournment 7:50 pm