Agenda – Citizens Forum on Heritage Protection

Citizen Forum on Heritage Preservation

April 20, 9:30 a.m. to noon

Council Chambers, 2nd Floor city Hall

A G E N D A

 

 

  1. Words of Welcome

–       Alissa Denham-Robinson, Municipal Heritage Committee

–       Donna Reid, ACO, Hamilton Branch

 

  1. Introductory Remarks

– Brian McHattie, Ward 1 City Councillor

 

  1. Learning About Cultural Heritage Protection

 

–       Jim Leonard, Ontario Heritage Trust – learn the state of heritage protection in Ontario

–       Michael Seaman, Director of Planning, Town of Grimsby – learn from Michael’s experience in protecting properties through the Register and through designation in Markham, Oakville and Grimsby

–       Jeff Feswick – Principal, Historia Building Restoration Inc. – learn how Jeff restored Hamilton’s Treble Hall and other properties using adaptive re-use techniques

 

  1. Cataloguing Cultural Heritage Information Through University of Waterloo’s Building Stories Program

– Kayla Jonas, Heritage Resources Centre, University of Waterloo

 

  1. Tackling Hamilton’s List of 6,000 Properties of Cultural Heritage Significance

–       Role for citizens

 

  1. Breakouts by geography/heritage group to organize how to assign properties for evaluation

 

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