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JOINT PEEL-CALEDON
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC)
AGENDA
  
AAC-2005-05

 

DATE:
May 31, 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:

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

 

Glenn Barnes, Chair - presiding

1. CALL TO ORDER

   

Opening remarks from Glenn Barnes, Chair of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) welcoming members of the City of Brampton and the City of Mississauga Accessibility Advisory Committees to the first joint meeting of municipal AAC's in the Region of Peel.

     
a. Introduction of members from the Mississauga Accessibility Advisory Committee, Brampton Accessibility Advisory Committee, and the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee
     
b. Introduction of City of Brampton and City of Mississauga Accessibility Co-ordinators
     
c. Introduction of representatives from the area municipal staff responsible for taxi regulation, area municipal transit commissions, Caledon Community Services and Region of Peel TransHelp

 

 

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  

Minutes of the Joint Peel - Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting held on April 12, 2005

 

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA


4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

a.

Hazel McCallion, Mayor, City of Mississauga, Letter dated November 19, 2004 to the Honourable Harinder Takhar, Minister of Transportation, Encouraging the Filing of Amendments to Regulation 629 of the Highway Traffic Act to Allow the Sale of Rear-Load Minivans for Commercial Use in Ontario (Receipt recommended)

     
b. Wendy Goss, Accessibility Coordinator, City of Brampton, Memo dated April 12, 2005 Enclosing the City of Brampton Accessibility Handbook (Receipt recommended)
     
  c. Region of Peel Pathways Story, Dated May 3, 2005, titled "Accessibility Advisory Committee Tours the Region's Newest Affordable Seniors' Apartments" (Receipt recommended)
     
d. Brampton Guardian Article, Dated May 6, 2005, Regarding a New Brampton Business that Offers Discounts on Pre-owned Accessibility Equipment (Receipt recommended)
     
e. Brampton Guardian Article, Dated May 11, 2005, Regarding Accessibility Improvements to the Brampton Transit System (Receipt recommended)
     
f. David Szwarc, Commissioner of Social Services, Region of Peel, Dated May 16, 2005, Introducing Lisa Jones as the Transportation Accessibility Specialist for the Region of Peel (Receipt recommended)
     
g. Region of Peel Pathways Story, Dated May 17, 2005, titled "The Province Passes New Legislation Aimed at Creating Full Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities" (Receipt recommended)

 


5. PRESENTATIONS

Discussion Forum Regarding Accessible Transportation Options Available to Persons with Disabilities within the City of Brampton, City of Mississauga, Town of Caledon and the Region of Peel.
a. Taxi Regulation
i. Cliff Sherman, Manager, Parking, Enforcement and By-law Services; Council Liaison and Acting Supervisor of Property Standards, City of Brampton
ii. James Bisson, Manager, Vehicle Licensing, Corporate Services Department, Enforcement Division, City of Mississauga
iii. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon
b. Transit Provision
i. Kevin O'Halloran, Manager, Operations, Brampton Transit
ii. Ettore Iannacito, Manager, Service Development, Transportation and Works Department, Mississauga Transit

iii. Corrina Demelo, Supervisor, Administration and Support Services, and Shelley Ayres, Supervisor, Operations, TransHelp, Social Services Department, Region of Peel
iv. Silvan Bruno, Transportation Planner, Marketing and Planning Department, GO Transit
v. Susan Cameron, Executive Director, Caledon Community Services

 

6. REPORTS


7. REPORT FROM THE ACCESSIBILITY PLANNING COORDINATORS

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

 

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


9. OTHER BUSINESS

a. Discussion regarding the hosting of the next joint meeting of the area municipal Accessibility Advisory Committees.

 


10. NEXT MEETING

  

Meeting Cancelled:
Tuesday, June 14, 2005 (1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.)

Next Scheduled Meeting:
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 (1:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.)
Region of Peel Administrative Headquarters
5th Floor, Council Chamber
10 Peel Centre Dr.
Brampton, Ontario

 

11. ADJOURNMENT


 


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