Sherbrooke heritage better protected
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.