Minutes from our committee meetings
Heritage-Patrimoine Cornwall Meeting
Thurs. Nov. 7, 2019 - Cornwall Public LibraryPresent Joan Gaudreau Ginette Guy Sophie Jean Sean Lee Don Smith Absent: Debbie Ledoux (Chair) Maurice Dupelle Carole Libbey Aleida Sturkenboom
City Rep: Karl Doyle
- Approval of Agenda and Approval of Minutes from Oct. 3rd, 2019; moved by J. Gaudreau, seconded by D. Smith
- Remarks/Correspondence – Nil
- Treasurer’s Report- Not available4. Business Arising
- Cornwall Room
Volunteer Schedule Wed. 2-4 – not availableHistoric Square
Mile - Committee Members met with City reps on Oct. 10th to discuss
a plan to recognize the original square mile with signs. S. Jean will prepare
proposals for the sign design. The Committee recommends that the wording on the
signs be “Historical Square Mile Historique”
- Library Tiny
Forest - Transition Cornwall will be planting shrubs and low level trees along
the east wall of the Library in the Spring. Heritage Cornwall will be donating a bench in accordance with the City’s
recommended design with a commemorative plaque. The Committee agrees to proceed
with this project at a higher cost than originally proposed.
Plaques for Designated Properties - Captain MacDonald’s House and
Wood House Museum To be discussed at
- SD&G Historical
Society to make a presentation on the need to celebrate Cornwall’s Industrial
background to City Council in November. - no further details
4. New Business
- Heritage Fair to
be held Sat. Feb. 22nd at Cornwall Square
Insurance to be obtained and historical/heritage associations advised.
- Heritage Awards –
Discussed possible recipients
Plaques for heritage non-designated properties
A local resident has inquired about installing a plaque on his property at his expense.
The Committee discussed the need to establish some standards.
S. Jean will prepare proposals for the sign design.
- Heritage Fair to be held Sat. Feb. 22nd at Cornwall Square