Heritage BC has established a series of open forum conversations that will allow heritage commissions to share ideas and discuss issues on an ongoing basis.
The open forum is open to all and there is no cost for participation. We do ask that you maintain an active membership with Heritage BC.
The first open forum for heritage commissions was held on Friday, November 3, 2017.
The 13 participants discussed a wide range of topics, including:
Meeting for winter/spring 2018:
Open Forum for Commissions 1
Friday, January 26 at noon PST
Topics: Maintaining momentum and relationships with local government
Open Forum for Commissions 2
Friday, April 13 at noon PST
Topics: The pressure of development: working with developers and not against
Open Forum for Commissions 3
Friday, June 8 at noon PST
Topic: How the commission process is adapted in different communities: what works and what doesn’t
Recording of November 3, 2017 meeting can be accessed here.
The Mayor of Rossland, Kathy Moore, provided the City of Rossland-Heritage Commission Terms of Reference.
Recording of January 26, 2018 meeting: maintaining relationships with local government.
Notes from the January 26, 2018 meeting can be found here: Heritage Commissions-maintaining relationships notes.