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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2008-7

DATE: August 19, 2008
TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 5th floor Boardroom
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

William Goursky, Chair - presiding

1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Minutes

  1. Minutes of the Joint Peel-Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting (AAC-2008-6) held on June 17, 2008 (Attached)

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Communication Items

  1. Debbie Thompson, Legislative Co-ordinator, Town of Caledon , Letter dated June 25, 2008, Appointing Six Members to the Caledon Accessibility Advisory Committee (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  2. Jim Bradley, Minister of Transportation , Letter dated July 28, 2008, Regarding the Need for Adult Change Tables at Highway Service Centres (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  3. Disability News Asia , Article titled “Forbidden City made Accessible: China” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

5. Presentations

  1. Anubha Mehta, Specialist, Employee and Business Services, Region of Peel, Providing Information on the Upcoming Diversity Forum Scheduled for October 8, 2008 (10 minutes)
  2. Susan Fisher , Acting Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Presenting the Draft 2008 Region of Peel Annual Accessibility Plan (20 minutes requested)

6. Reports

7. Report from the Accessibility Planning Specialist

  1. Susan Fisher , Acting Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Monthly Activity Report (For information) (Attached)
  2. Susan Fisher , Acting Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Providing an Update in Response to a Resolution from the Town of Newmarket on Disabled Parking Spaces (Staff Direction AAC-06-2008-1) (Oral)

8. Report from the Accessibility Advisory Committee Chair and Members

  1. William Goursky, Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Discussing Options Regarding an Access Ontario Conference in the Region of Peel (Oral)
  2. Naz Husain, Vice-Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Employment Accessibility Standards Development Committee (Oral) (Deferred from the June 17, 2008 AAC meeting)
  3. Glenn Barnes, Member, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Accessible Transportation Standards Development Committee (Oral) (Deferred from the June 17, 2008 AAC meeting)
  4. William Goursky, Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Universal Design Standards Working Group (Oral)
  5. Glenn Barnes, Member, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Rick Hansen Wheels in Motion Mississauga Event held on June 8, 2008 (Oral)
  6. Harvinder Bajwa, Member, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Joint Municipal AAC Meeting (Oral)

9. Other Business

10. Next Meeting

Tuesday, September 23, 2008
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, 5th Floor
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive
Brampton, Ontario

11. Adjournment

Revised: Tuesday April 14 2009

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