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Municipal Heritage Committee, Cornwall Ontario

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Heritage-Patrimoine Cornwall Meeting

Thurs. June 6, 2019 - Cornwall Public Library

Present Debbie Ledoux (Chair) Joan Gaudreau Ginette Guy Sophie Jean Sean Lee Carole Libbey Don Smith Aleida Sturkenboom Absent: Maurice Dupelle City Rep: Karl Doyle

  1. Approval of Agenda and Approval of Minutes from May 2nd, 2019; moved by J. Gaudreau, seconded by C. Libbey
  2. Remarks/Correspondence
  3. Formal Election/Appointment of Officers

Chairman – D. Ledoux Vice-Chair – G. Guy

Treasurer – Carole Libbey Secretary – J. Gaudreau

In accordance with the Terms of Reference, the term of office will be 4 years. This does not prevent any Officer from resigning prior to this.


4. Treasurer’s Report- Carole Libbey reported an operating balance of $22,004 as at June 6. Acceptance moved by C. Libbey; seconded by J. Gaudreau
It was agreed that there would be 3 signing officers: the Treasurer, the Chair and the Secretary.

5. Business Arising

a) Cornwall Room Volunteer Schedule Wednesdays 2-4

b) CHO Heritage Conference, Goderich - Report – a report was given by C. Libbey and Ginette Guy. There was a presentation on designating districts. K. Doyle confirmed that the City’s Geographic Information System identifies Heritage properties.

c) Heritage Awards - D. Ledoux
Normand Peladeau Family Cline House Gallery - Melanie Baker Brown
The presentation is to be held at Lamoureux Park on Canada Day at the band shell at 12 noon.

d) #17 Locomotive - C.Libbey
The Historical Society is applying for a Trillium Grant; deadline June 12th.
The Committee supports, in principle, the relocation of #17 Locomotive to the Benson Centre.

e) Sydney Street District Designation- C. Libbey, Karl Doyle
The Committee wishes to recognize the original square mile being:
Cumberland east to Marlborough and Water north to Ninth
A detailed plan will be prepared. It is intended to identify the boundaries with banners on existing street signs.


6. New Business
  1. Memorial Park Development-D.Ledoux, Karl Doyle
    The area is to be named in reference to Memorial Park

7. Next meeting July 4th, 2019
8.  Adjournment – 8:25 pm