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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2009-6

 

DATE: June 23, 2009
TIME: 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 5th floor Boardroom
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. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2009-5) meeting held on May 26, 2009 (Attached)

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

  1. Member Communication - Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated May 15, 2009, Advising that AMO will Continue to Raise Concerns to the Minister of Community and Social Services regarding the Ability of Municipalities to Meet the Obligations of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  2. Media Alert: The Province of Ontario, dated June 12, 2009, Informing that Charles Beer has been Appointed to Conduct an Independent Review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

5. PRESENTATIONS

  1. William Goursky, Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee and Drew Goursky, Manager, Housing Initiatives, Providing an Update on the Provincial Long-Term Affordable Housing Strategy Consultation Session (20 minutes requested)
  2. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Providing Information on the Upcoming 2009 International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) Event (10 minutes)

6. REPORTS

  1. Monthly Activity Report - June 2009 (Oral)
      Update by Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel (5 minutes)

  2. Employment Accessibility Standards Development Committee Update (Oral)
      Update by Naz Husain, Vice-Chair, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) (5 minutes)
  3. Accessible Transportation Standards Development Committee (Oral)
      Update by Glenn Barnes, Member, Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC) (5 minutes)

7. OTHER BUSINESS

8. NEXT MEETING

Tuesday, August 25, 2009
1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
Council Chamber, 5th floor
Regional Administrative Headquarters
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite A
Brampton, Ontario

9. ADJOURNMENT

Revised: Monday June 22 2009

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