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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2008-8

DATE: September 23, 2008
TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 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

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)
  2. Report from the Clerk - Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting (AAC-2008-7) held on August 19, 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) (Deferred from the August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  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) (Deferred from the August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  3. Disability News Asia, Article titled “Forbidden City made Accessible: China” (Receipt recommended) (Attached) (Deferred from the August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  4. Citizens with Disabilities – Ontario , News Release dated September 4, 2008, titled “Air Canada and WestJet Oppose Equality for Canadians with Disabilities” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

5. Presentations

  1. Chris Bullock, Manager, Development and Construction, Employee and Business Services, Region of Peel; Richard Ngun, Project Manager, Development and Construction, Employee and Business Services, Region of Peel; and John D’Angelo, President, Martinway Contracting Ltd., Presenting the Proposed Universal Design Standards (30 minutes requested) (See also Item 8d)

6. Reports

7. Report from the Accessibility Planning Specialist

  1. Susan Fisher, Acting Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Monthly Activity Report (For information) (July/August, 2008) (Attached) (Deferred from the August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  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) (Attached) (Deferred from the August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  3. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Monthly Activity Report (For information) (September, 2008) (Attached)
  4. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Providing an Update on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (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) (Deferred from the August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  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 August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  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 August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  4. William Goursky, Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Universal Design Standards Working Group (Oral) (See also Item 5a) (Deferred from the August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  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) (Deferred from the August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)
  6. Harvinder Bajwa, Member, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Joint Municipal AAC Meeting (Oral) (Deferred from the August 19, 2008 due to lack of quorum)

9. Other Business

10. Next Meeting

Tuesday, October 21, 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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