Comment 88049

By erskinec (registered) - website | Posted April 20, 2013 at 12:12:54

The Citizens' Forum on Heritage Preservation is happening today - starting at 9:30 am (Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, Hamilton City Hamilton).

The agenda for today's forum is outlined below.

I will be tweeting the Forum using the hash tag #FCSD and you can contact me at @erskinec

Citizen Forum on Heritage Preservation April 20, 9:30 a.m. to noon Council Chambers, 2nd Floor city Hall


  1. Words of Welcome
  2. Alissa Denham-Robinson, Municipal Heritage Committee
  3. Donna Reid, ACO, Hamilton Branch

  4. Introductory Remarks

  5. Brian McHattie, Ward 1 City Councillor

  6. 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
  2. Kayla Jonas, Heritage Resources Centre, University of Waterloo

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

  4. Role for citizens

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

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