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Municipal Heritage Committee, Cornwall Ontario

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Heritage-Patrimoine Cornwall Meeting Agenda

Thurs. Jan. 10, 2019 - Cornwall Public Library

Present: Carol Boileau Debbie Ledoux (Chair) Joan Gaudreau

Carole Libbey Don Smith

Absent: Maurice Dupelle Gerry Roy Shannon Thompson Marjorie Vallee

City Rep: Karl Doyle

1) Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes with corrections from Nov. 1. 2018: moved by J. Gaudreau, seconded by C. Libbey

    2) Remarks by Chair/ Correspondence - Nil

      3) Treasurer’s Report-C. Libbey There is a projected operating balance of $14,773 as at the end of Dec. 2018. Acceptance moved by C. Libbey; seconded by J. Gaudreau

      4) Business Arising

      1. Cornwall Room Schedule was circulated
      2. Tour of East Front Development In Nov., the developer, N. Peladeau, gave the Committee a very interested and enthusiastic tour of the former school which he is developing into a retirement residence.
      3. Grammar School update on maintenance - K. Doyle The owner is now proceeding with the renovations necessary to preserve this historic building.
      4. Heritage Fair February 2019 - D. Ledoux Cornwall Square has been booked for Sat. 23rd. This is to be confirmed with the new owners.6 Heritage groups have indicated they would participate.
      e. Waterfront Plan Consultation - C. Libbey Very interesting expose was made by the consultants in Nov. Next presentation is planned for Feb.
      f. CHO Heritage Conference – May 30 to June 1 in Goderich Interested Committee members are to register before April 30th to qualify for reduced rate.

                 5) New Business

                1. Heritage Awards 2019 - 2 possible recipients were identified
                2. Si Miller Project - A meeting was held with interested participants in Dec. Pierre Giroux has presented an impressive plaque for Water Street which Heritage Conwall will finance.
                3. New Municipal Term – new members not yet appointed
                4. CHO – the $75 membership fee and email addresses to be submitted when new members appointed
                5. # 17 Locomotive – no updates. No response from Moccasin Railroad Club regarding fund raising nor from a locomotive restoration foundation regarding assistance.
                6. 2019 Objectives - printing of Pitt St. book on heritage properties

                          6) Next Meeting –Thursday Feb. 7th, 2019

                          7) Adjournment at 7:55 pm