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Heritage Committee

The Heritage Committee is appointed under the Ontario Heritage Act by by-law and performs statutory obligations under the Act; however, is not mandatory under legislation. It is the mandate of this Committee to advise and assist Council on matters relating to Part IV and Part V of the Ontario Heritage Act and such other heritage matters as Council may specify by by-law.

The Heritage Committee is comprised of one (1) Council member and five (5) appointed members from the community. By-law 2019-018 appointed the following members to the Heritage Committee. 

Members

  • Simon Chamely - Committee Chair
  • Shirley Curson-Prue - Committee Vice Chair
  • Councillor Patricia Simone - Council Representative
  • Jennie Lajoie - Committee Member
  • Robert Honor - Committee Member
  • Stephanie Pouget-Papak - Committee Member
  • Angelo Avolio - Staff Liaison
  • Kevin Fox - Recording Secretary

Contact the staff liaison

Email: Angelo Avolio, Chief Building Official
Phone: 519-736-5712 ext. 2136
Fax: 519-736-5403
TTY: 519-736-9860

If you are interested in becoming a member of this committee, please check our Committee Vacancies page for current openings.

Meeting schedule

The Heritage Committee meets on a quarterly basis. Please check our Committee Meeting Calendar for upcoming meetings.

The Committee's terms of reference, meeting agendas and minutes are also available for viewing.

Heritage Properties Designated in Amherstburg

Property Designated Heritage Under the Ontario Heritage Act. - click the link below

Other Valuable Sources of Information

 Ontario Heritage Trust website - click the link to access this wealth of heritage information for all of Ontario - Ontario Heritage Trust

Ministry of Culture website - Ontario Heritage Act  - click the link to access information on the Ontario Heritage Act and the Heritage Tool Kit

National Trust for Canada website - click the link to access the National Trust of Canada

 

Looking for some interesting reading on historical Amherstburg - see our links below-

"Reflections" The Marsh Collection Newsletter - (published quarterly)

Spring 2019

Summer 2018

Fall 2018

Winter 2018