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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2009-1

 

DATE: January 27, 2009
TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Council Chamber, 5th floor
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A
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

3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting (AAC-2008-10) held on December 2, 2008 (Attached)

4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

5. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

  1. Member Communication Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated December 10, 2008, Advising that the Public Review Period for the Draft Information and Communications Standard has been Extended to February 6, 2009 (Receipt recommended) (Attached) (See also Items 6b and 6c)
  2. Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, Access Update, Volume 6, Issue 1, November 2008, (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

6. PRESENTATIONS

  1. R. Kent Gillespie, Commissioner of Employee and Business Services, Providing a Update on the Recent Changes to the Corporate Structure in the Region of Peel and Introducing the New Acting Commissioner of Corporate Services (5 minutes)
  2. John Daly, Acting Manager, Regulatory Compliance and Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Providing an Overview of the Proposed Accessible Information and Communications Standard (10 minutes) (See also Items 5a and 6c)
  3. Marilyn Hood, Director, Communication Services, Providing an Update on the Development of an Accessibility Communication Strategy for the Region of Peel (Staff Direction AAC-09-2008-1) (10 minutes) (See also Items 5a and 6b)
  4. Drew Goursky, Manager, Housing Initiatives and Chris Bullock, Manager, Development and Construction, Region of Peel, Presenting the Universal Design Standards (30 minutes requested)

7. REPORTS

  1. Monthly Activity Report - December 2008 (Oral) (Deferred from the December 2, 2008 meeting)
  2. Monthly Activity Report - January 2008 (For information) (Attached)
  3. Debriefing of the Region of Peel 2009 International Day of Persons with Disabilities Event (Oral)

    Discussion led by William Goursky, Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), and Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel (10 minutes)
  1. Employment Accessibility Standards Development Committee Update (Oral)

    Update Provided by Naz Husain, Vice-Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) (5 minutes)
  1. Accessible Transportation Standards Development Committee (Oral)

    Update Provided by Glenn Barnes, Member, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) (5 minutes)

8. OTHER BUSINESS

9. NEXT MEETING

Tuesday, February 24, 2009
1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
5th floor Boardroom
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A
Brampton, Ontario

10. ADJOURNMENT

Revised: Wednesday April 15 2009

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