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Making Way for Accessibility

JOINT PEEL-CALEDON
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2008-1

DATE: January 29, 2008
TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: Council Chamber, 5th floor Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive
Brampton, Ontario
MEMBERS: H. Bajwa; G. Barnes; W. Goursky; S. Hames; J. Hardman; N. Husain; E. Kolb; S. McFadden; R. Paterak; J. Spry; M. Tymkow

1. Call to Order

2. ELECTION OF CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

  1. Election of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair
  2. Election of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Vice-Chair

3. Approval of Minutes

  1. Minutes of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting (AAC-2007-10) held on November 27, 2007 (Attached)

4. Approval of Agenda

5. Communication Items

  1. AODA Alliance, e-mail dated January 8, 2008, Providing an Accessibility for Ontarians With Disabilities Act Alliance Update and Attaching Correspondence from Al Cormier, Chair, Transportation Standards Development Committee and a Response from the Honourable Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community and Social Services (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  2. Toronto Star, Article dated January 11, 2008, titled “Disabled Win in Airline Ruling” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  3. Toronto Star, Article dated January 20, 2008, titled “How to Make Housing Affordable” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  4. United Nations, Enable, Fact sheet on Persons with Disabilities (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

6. Presentations

  1. Larry Ducharme, General Manager, London Transit and Kelly Paleczny, Director, Finance and Administration, London Transit, Providing an Overview of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and a Summary of the Key Requirements of the Draft Transportation Standard (20 minutes requested)
  2. Kristina Liivoja, Coordinator, Peel Children's Water Festival, Environment, Transportation and Planning Services, Region of Peel, Providing an Overview of the 2008 Peel Children’s Water Festival Activities (10 minutes)

7. Reports

8. Report from the Accessibility Planning Coordinators

  1. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon (December 2007) (Oral) (Referred from the November 17, 2007 AAC Meeting)
  2. Colleen Grant, Town Prosecutor and Solicitor, Town of Caledon (January 2008) (Oral)
  3. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel (For Information) (Attached)

9. Report of the Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair AND MEMBERS

  1. William Goursky , Member, Joint Peel Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on City of Brampton Provincial Offences Court Data Regarding Disabled Parking Infractions (Oral)
  2. Glenn Barnes, Member, Joint Peel Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update Regarding the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Alliance Position on Proposed Accessibility Transportation Standards (Oral)

10. Other Business

11. Next Meeting

Tuesday, February 26, 2008
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, 5th floor
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive
Brampton, Ontario

12. Adjournment

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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