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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2008-9

DATE: October 21, 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 Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting (AAC-2008-8) held on September 23, 2008 (Attached)

3. Approval of Agenda

4. Communication Items

  1. Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community and Social Services, Letter dated October 10, 2008, Providing an Update on the Progress Being Made in Making Ontario Accessible to Everyone (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

5. Presentations

  1. Bart Jaworski, Eco Chic Inc. and John D’Angelo, President, Martinway Contracting Ltd., Providing Options on LED Lights that could be Used in Apartment Buildings under the Proposed Universal Design Standards (20 minutes requested)
  2. Susan Fisher, Coordinator, Regulatory Compliance, Providing an Update on the Accessibility Plan Development and Approval Process Project (10 minutes)

6. Reports

7. Report from the Accessibility Planning Specialist

  1. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Monthly Activity Report (For information) (October, 2008) (Attached)
  2. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Providing an Update on the Activities for 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 September 23, 2008 meeting)
  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 September 23, 2008 meeting)
  3. Harvinder Bajwa, Member, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Joint Municipal AAC Meeting (Oral) (Deferred from the September 23, 2008 meeting)
  4. William Goursky, Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), Providing an Update on the Universal Design Work Group (Oral)

9. Other Business

10. Next Meeting

Tuesday, December 2, 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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