Sher­brooke her­itage bet­ter pro­tected

Stanstead Journal - - FORUM - Sher­brooke

An­ac­tion plan on the oliti ue du pat­ri­moine cul­turel de her roo e was adopted at the City of Sher­brooke’s last coun­cil meet­ing. Ni­cole Berg­eron, the pres­i­dent of the plan­ning com­mit­tee, com­mented: “The cul­tural her­itage of Sher­brooke is a great wealth, that is why this ac­tion plan will al­low the City to en­cour­age com­mu­nity ini­tia­tives, no­tably in the preser­va­tion of her­itage sites.”

To cre­ate the ac­tion plan, Sher­brooke had two re­ports made, the first by Louise Brunelle-Lavoie, en­ti­tled our une politi ue mu­nic­i­pal du pat­ri­moine, and the sec­ond from the Sher­brooke His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety called yn­these histori ue de l oc­cu­pa­tion du ter­ri­toire actuel de la ille de her roo e et re­cense­ment des el­e­ments pat­ri­mo­niau . Re­form con­tin­ues in her roo e Sher­brooke’s mu­nic­i­pal coun­cil adopted at its last meet­ing the sec­ond phase of its re­form which touches the re­or­ga­ni­za­tion of ac­tiv­i­ties around parks and green spa­ces. The re­cur­rent sav­ings gen­er­ated by the new or­ga­ni­za­tional model is ex­pected to be $280,000.

The re­or­ga­ni­za­tion con­sists of re­group­ing the roads main­te­nance ser­vice with the ser­vices now tak­ing care of the parks and rinks, etc., up un­til now done by other or­ga­ni­za­tions.

The third phase of the re­form is await­ing a de­ci­sion by the gov­ern­ment of Que­bec.

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