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JOINT PEEL-CALEDON
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC)
AGENDA
   
AAC-2005-03

 

DATE:
March 1, 2005
TIME:
1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
PLACE:
Region of Peel Headquarters
Council Chamber, 5th floor
10 Peel Centre Dr.
Brampton, Ontario

 

MEMBERS:

G. Barnes; H. Bajwa; W. Goursky; S. Hames; M. Horn; N. Husain; E. Kolb; T. LeRoux; R. Paterak; P. Saito; M. Tymkow

 

1. CALL TO ORDER (J. Payne, Legislative Co-ordinator)

2. ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR (Conducted By J. Payne, Legislative Co-ordinator)

  a. Election of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair
     
  b. Election of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Vice-Chair


3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

    Minutes of the Joint Peel - Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting held on February 15, 2005 (Attached)

 

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA


5. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

  a. Cheri Cowan, Clerk, Town of Caledon, Letter dated January 17, 2005, Adopting Peel Resolution Number 2004-1236 Extending the Terms for Non-Elected Members of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) to November 30, 2006 and Requesting an Additional Elected Member from the City of Brampton be Appointed to the AAC (Receipt recommended)
     
  b. Diana Simpson, Accessibility Coordinator, City of Mississauga, Letter dated February 23, 2005 Attaching City of Mississauga Resolution 0031-2005, Regarding Recommendations to the Standing Committee on Social Policy of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario Pertaining to Bill 118, being the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2004 (Receipt recommended)
     
  c. News Release: Transhelp, "Setting the Standard for Para-Transit: Driving Beyond Expectations", Announcing an Initiative to Improve the Service Provided to Clients and Explaining the Invitation Process to Participate in Surveys and Focus Groups (Receipt recommended)
     
  d. News Release: ConnecTions 2005, 6th Annual Resource Fair for Persons with Disabilities, May 7, 2005, Ste. Famille Secondary School, 1780 Meadowvale Blvd., Mississauga (Receipt recommended)
     
  e. News Release: Access Ontario II Conference, June 13 and 14, 2005, Burlington, Ontario, Pre-Conference Questionnaire and Registration Form (Receipt recommended)
     
  f. News Release: Learning Disabilities Association - Mississauga Chapter, Staff Presentations Regarding Learning Disabilities on March 22, 2005 at Millcreek and Coventry Road Locations (Receipt recommended)

 

 


6. PRESENTATIONS

  a. Terri LeRoux, Executive Director, Learning Disabilities Association of Mississauga, Presenting an Awareness Session on Learning Disabilities
   
  b. Nita Bawa, Diversity Coordinator and Wafa Murra, Outreach Manager, Telecare Distress Centre Brampton, Explaining the New Telecare Diversity Project - Reaching Out to South Asians and Six Other Languages in the Next Five Years
   
  c. Anita Bischof, Office Services Supervisor, Ontario Works, and Heather Montgomery, Interior Designer, Region of Peel, Housing and Property, Outlining the Interior Renovation Project to Create a More Secure, Private, Flexible, Accessible, Client-Friendly Environment for Clients and Staff
   
  d. Drew Goursky, Housing Development Policy Coordinator, Region of Peel, Housing and Property, Inviting the AAC to Tour a New Senior's Building Located at 1745 Dundas Street East, Mississauga, on April 1, 2005 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 


7. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

  a. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon (Oral)
     
  b. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Coordinator, Region of Peel (For information) (Attached)

 


8. REPORT OF THE ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIR (Oral)


9. OTHER BUSINESS


10. NEXT MEETING

    Tuesday, April 12, 2005
(1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.)
Region of Peel Headquarters
Council Chamber, 5th floor
10 Peel Centre Dr.
Brampton, Ontario

 


11. ADJOURNMENT



 


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