New Heritage Haldimand Committee Looks Forward To Preserving County’s Built Heritage

Haldimand County is pleased to announce the newly appointed members to the 2018 – 2022  Heritage Haldimand Committee.

Members are appointed by Haldimand County Council to advise and assist Council on matters relating to Parts IV and V of the Ontario Heritage Act. Pursuant to statutory roles and responsibilities as noted under Section 28 of the Act, Heritage Haldimand will assist and advise Haldimand County Council on the conservation of the community’s cultural heritage resources and provide guidance on the conservation of its cultural heritage through planning, education, and stewardship. There are 42 designated heritage properties in Haldimand County.

The newly elected Chair is Ann Baldwin, while David Marshall continues in his role as Vice Chair. The remaining Committee members include Sylvia Weaver, Angela Wallace, Kathy Blott, Cherilyn and Bob Gibson, Betsy McBurney and Haldimand County representative Councillor John Metcalfe.

Heritage Haldimand members have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in any areas including heritage conservation, construction, historical research and most importantly a desire to assist with the preservation of the built heritage of the County. The Heritage Haldimand Committee looks forward to creating a plan for the future direction of heritage in Haldimand and will be identifying actions to carry out over the next four years.

Photo (from left to right): Ann Baldwin, Chair; Sylvia Weaver and Council representative John Metcalfe pose in front of the Canfield Black Settlement marker.

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