The Heritage Advisory Committee is the City’s population representative in the decision process by presenting Council with recommendations on behalf of Clarence-Rockland’s residents.
- Define the criteria to establish the value or provincial interest of a cultural heritage property under the Ontario Heritage Act;
- Prepare, evaluate and maintain a municipal database of properties and areas that are worthy of conservation;
- Make recommendations to Municipal Council on means to conserve areas and heritage properties, as well as find the available funding;
- Make recommendations to Municipal Council on laws regarding heritage conservation and help prepare program policies and municipal by-laws to conserve areas and heritage properties;
- Implement programs and activities to create awareness on issues of heritage conservation in order to engage the public to comment on heritage issues;
- Make recommendations to Municipal Council on all questions on parts IV and V or the Ontario Heritage Act;
- Make recommendations to Municipal Council on all other questions regarding buildings and areas that have a value or a feature in terms of cultural heritage;
- Prepare, before January 15th of every year, an activity report of the previous year and coming activities for the new year;
Establish and maintain a database of pre-approved names by the City of Clarence-Rockland’s Municipal Council related to the City’s heritage. This database will be available for consultation when designating streets, parks and sights.
- 5 to 9 members from the public
- 1 employee of the Planning Department
- 1 Council Member responsible for the Planning Department
Gilles Chartrand; Chairperson, from Rockland
Louis Aubry from Rockland
Michel Jubinville from Clarence-Creek
Lise Guindon from St-Pascal-Baylon
Janik Aubin-Robert from Hammond
Councilor Guy Desjardins from St-Pascal-Baylon
City representative: Jean Charles Renaud, City of Clarence-Rockland Planner
History of Clarence-Rockland
The City of Clarence-Rockland is an amalgamated municipality since January 1st 1998. The new municipality includes the former Town of Rockland and the former Clarence Township with the villages of Bourget, Hammond, St-Pascal Baylon and Cheney.