Monday, September 21, 2015

Vote Where to Move the Boat

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 rvorsteveld@porthope.ca or can be dropped off at the above locations.
 
 



Eastside Ganaraska Park across the river from the Port Hope Public Library



Within Circle at Riverside Park (north side) on Mill St South across from the Ruth Clarke Activity Centre




 COMMENT SHEET

Farley Mowat Boat Roofed House Relocation

Recommended locations for the relocation of the monument are:
Riverside Park; or  
Eastside Ganaraska Park

Name: ________________________________________________________________________________

Address: ______________________________________________________________________________
Phone:  ________________________ Email: _____________________________________________


Please provide your comments below. If you require more space please use attach additional sheets.

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Please return your completed form to locations listed on the information sheet or by email at rvorsteveld@porthope.ca no later than Monday October 5, 2015 at 4:30 pm.  Any questions may be directed to Jim McCormack, Acting Director of Parks, Recreation and Culture, 284 Victoria Street North, Port Hope, tel: 905-885-8760 x 4108 or by email at: jmccormack@porthope.ca.



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