THE FARLEY MOWAT BOAT ROOFED HOUSE RELOCATION – Public Comment Opportunity
The Farley Mowat Boat Roofed House is currently located at 20 Catherine Street in Port Hope and is considered the largest monument dedicated to Farley Mowat in the world.
Council authorized the donation of the monument from the current owner to the Municipality. The Parks Recreation and Culture Advisory Committee presented two potential locations to Council for consideration of the relocation of the boat roofed house.
The two locations are now being presented to the Public for comment and feedback from September 21st to October 5, 2015 in order to determine the. After the public consultation process, a follow-up report will be presented to Committee of the Whole on October 20, 2015 with a recommendation of a site for the Farley Mowat Boat Roofed House monument. The recommended sites are:
1. Riverside Park; or
2. Eastside Ganaraska Park.
Comments sheets are attached for download and are also available in hard copy at the Jack Burger Sports Complex, Town Park Recreation Centre, Ruth Clarke Activity Centre, Canton Municipal Building, Port Hope and Garden Hill Public Libraries and the Port Hope Town Hall.
Comment sheets can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or can be dropped off at the above locations.