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Heritage Advisory Committee

Purpose

The Heritage Advisory Committee (HAC) is established as an advisory body to Council and the Director of Planning and Development Services to assist in the processing of heritage applications, identifying and supporting the conservation of structures and landscapes recognised by the District as having significant heritage value and in undertaking education and engagement opportunities related to heritage conservation. 

Duties

To provide support to staff and Council for activities that benefit the advancement of heritage conservation in the District, by undertaking the following:

  • Maintain a current list of structures and landscapes recognised by the District as having heritage value;
  • Prioritize structures and landscapes that have high heritage value, especially those that are at risk, and propose additions and updates to the Community Heritage Register as needed;
  • Help develop, establish, and maintain public education and awareness programs relating to the protection of heritage properties or heritage resources, including the District's Heritage Revitalization Agreement program;
  • Establish and maintain contact with community groups and subject matter experts and volunteers able to assist in the mandate of the Committee;
  • Support opportunities and activities that will promote the value of heritage in the community; 
  •  Undertake such other activities and responsibilities that Council may wish to pursue in the interest of promoting and preserving heritage assets;
  • To play an educational role regarding the value of heritage assets throughout the District; and,
  • To assist in the review development applications for:

Heritage Revitalization Agreement (HRA) and Heritage Designation: and
Heritage Alteration Permits (HAPs) in areas outside of the Lower Caulfeild Heritage Conservation Area.

  • To review any matters which may be referred by Council from time to time. 

Council Member

Councillor Thompson

Citizen Members

Paula Grossman (Chair), Brenda Clark (Co-Chair), Michael Geller, Laura Anderson, John Mawson, Jason McDougall, Heidi Nesbitt, Dana Parr, and Paul Hundal.

Staff Liaison

Michelle McGuire, Manager of Current Planning & Urban Design

604-925-7059

Documents

Terms of Reference

Next Meeting

Date: Wednesday, March 31
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Electronic meeting via Webex

Notice

The Provincial Health Officer prohibits members of the public from attending in person to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Members of the public who wish to listen and provide input can attend virtually via Webex.

View detailed instructions on joining a virtual committee meeting

Click the link below, enter your name, email address, and event password, then click "Join Now". Note: Only click "join by browser" if you do not plan on using your microphone.

Click Here to Join Meeting

Password: westvan (Note: The password may auto-populate without you needing to fill it in.)

Number: 146 253 8457 (Note: The number can be used instead of the link to join the meeting at westvancouver.webex.com)

Written submissions regarding matters that fall within the committee’s mandate can also be submitted to staff liaisons and will be circulated to members prior to a meeting for their information.

2021 Meetings

Jan. 27 Notice Minutes
Feb. 24 Notice Minutes
March 31 Notice  
April 28    
May 26    
June 30    
July 28    
Aug. 25    
Sept. 29    
Oct. 27    
Nov. 24    
Dec. 15    

2020 Meetings

Jan. 21 Notice Minutes
March 10 Notice Minutes
June 25 Notice Minutes
July 21 Notice Minutes
Sept. 1 Notice Minutes
Oct. 28 Notice Minutes
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