Arts, Heritage & Culture Committee

The Arts, Heritage and Culture Advisory Committee shall be responsible forĀ 
Providing a forum for groups and organizations interested in preserving or promoting arts, heritage and cultural resources, to raise issues and concerns.
Providing advice and guidance to Ottawa City Council, through the Community and Protective Services Committee, on the implementation of the Ottawa 20/20 Arts and Heritage Plan, and to ensure the City of Ottawa's commitment to the approved Ottawa 20/20 plan for heritage, and to the ongoing development of heritage policies, by-laws, strategies and programs to support museums, archives, historic sites and collections and the preservation and interpretation of monuments, memorials, structures and natural and archaeological sites.
Conduct advocacy on behalf of Ottawa's arts, heritage and cultural communities.
Provide advice and guidance on the implementation of Ottawa's municipal arts, heritage and cultural policies and by-laws other corporate policies which may affect arts, heritage and culture.
Advising on ways to increase the commitment to, and further public understanding of, arts, and heritage and culture issues.
Providing advice and guidance on the success of Ottawa's arts, heritage and culture funding, development, facility, community and public arts, heritage and cultural activity and initiatives, and recommend changes as required.
Report to Committee and City Council on the "state of the arts, heritage and culture" in Ottawa and resulting social, quality-of-life and economic impacts.
Promote the integration and linkage of arts, heritage and cultural policy and activity across all government levels throughout all sectors within the community-at-large.
Advising on the implementation of applicable policies arising out of legislation in the fields of arts, heritage and culture, which may have an impact on such issues in the City.
Liaise with the Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee on heritage matters, and other committees, boards, task forces, etc., on arts, heritage and cultural issues, as required.
Liaise with staff on Commemorative Naming Reports for proposed naming requests of cultural facilities or parts thereof.
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