Culture Master Plan
Project Name: Culture Master Plan
Project Description: The Town of Sylvan Lake is developing its first Cultural Master Plan, which will establish a cultural vision for the Town, as well as identify concrete strategies and actions to support municipal and community goals and priorities.
Division: Community Services
Project Status: Underway
Project Manager: Monique Pummings, 403 887 2199
Expected Completion Date: January, 2017
Total Project Budget: $90,000
The Town of Sylvan Lake is a community rich in heritage and culture and a recreation haven for many families and outdoor enthusiasts. The Town’s forthcoming Cultural Master Plan will profile the town’s rich cultural resources and identify better ways to coordinate, align and promote the town’s cultural resources to both residents and visitors to our community. The project will also broaden the recognition of the Town of Sylvan Lake as a creative and vibrant municipality where the growth of the cultural sector is fostered as a vital component of the community’s social and economic well-being.
Municipal cultural planning is defined by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport as:
To support the development of the Cultural Master Plan a community engagement process is being used to seek ideas and input from area residents and stakeholders.
We want community feedback! What cultural resources are important to you, what are our opportunities and strenghts ?
In this video, Greg Baeker discusses the importance of municipal cultural planning as an essential tool for municipalities in rediscovering the wealth of place.
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