& Archives Advisory Committee
Minutes of a Meeting of Museum & Archives Advisory
Committee Held on November 8, 2012 at Fine Annex, Museum
The meeting of Museum & Archives
Advisory Committee was called to order at
5:04 p.m. at the Museum, Fine Annex.
Armstrong (Vice Chair)
Susan Neale, Museum Director,
Peterborough Museum & Archives
Garnett, Deputy City Clerk
Sedgwick, Committee Coordinator
Minutes – September 13, 2012
by Gayle McIntyre
That the minutes of the Museum &
Archives Advisory Committee meeting held on September 13, 2012 be approved.
Disclosure of Pecuniary Interest
were no disclosures of interest.
Museum & Archives’ Report on Activities
That the Museum & Archives
Advisory Committee approve the recommendation outlined in Report MAAC12-018, dated
November 8, 2012, of the Museum Director, as follows:
That the Museum Director’s report with
respect to the monthly activities of the Peterborough Museum & Archives for
September and October 2012 be received for information.
Correspondence items 4 and 5 be received for information.
Federal Funding Cuts
Moved by Audrey Armstrong
That staff continue to
monitor changes at Parks Canada in relation to the Trent-Severn Waterway.
Feedback: Community Museum
by D. Allan
That the Museum &
Archives Advisory Committee receive the Feedback: Community Museum Standards
report for information and review the community policy and accessibility plans
at future committee meetings.
Discussion was held on the
new ACHAC terms of reference, the Community Museums Operating Grant application
and changes at the National Archives.
Off-Site Storage Facility
Moved by Gayle McIntyre
That Council act promptly to
make a decision regarding an off-site storage facility for the Peterborough
Museum and Archives’ collections, in order to fulfill its mandate, to ensure
that existing federal funding applications are not jeopardized, and to ensure
the health and safety of volunteers, staff and patrons.
Nancy Jackson thanked Audrey
Armstrong for her longstanding, significant and enduring contribution to the
Peterborough Museum & Archives.
Gayle McIntyre thanked
Chair Nancy Jackson for her commitment to the Committee during the past six
The 2013 meeting dates were
agreed to as follows:
January 10, 2013
March 14, 2013
May 9, 2013
June 13, 2013
September 12, 2013
November 14, 2013
The next meeting is scheduled for January
by D. Allan Wood