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REGION OF PEEL
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (AAC) AGENDA
AAC-2009-7

 

DATE:
September 22, 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. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. Minutes of the Region of Peel Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC-2009-6) meeting held on June 23, 2009 (Attached)

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

4. COMMUNICATION ITEMS

  1. Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD), Press Release dated June 18, 2009, titled “Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) Opposes Bill C-384” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  2. Member Communication – Alert: Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), dated July 15, 2009, Advising that the Draft Built Environment Standard under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) has been Released for Public Review (Receipt recommended) (Attached) (See also Item – 4d and Items Related to Presentations – Item 5b)
  3. AODA Alliance, E-mail dated July 21, 2009, Advising of a Letter sent to Three Cabinet Ministers regarding the 2007 Election Pledge made by the Premier on Teaching School Students and Professional Trainees about Disability Accessibility (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  4. Christine Norris, President, Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO), Letter dated July 29, 2009, Addressed to Madeleine Meilleur, Minister of Community and Social Services, Regarding the Accessible Built Environment Standard – Consultation Period (Receipt recommended) (Attached) (See also Item – 4b and Items Related to Presentations – Item 5b)
  5. Business Takes Action, July 2009Newsletter (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  6. Enermodal Engineering, Article titled “Green Social Housing: Good for People, Good for the Environment” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  7. Toronto Star, Article dated August 10, 2009, titled “Renovating for the Needs of the Disabled” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)
  8. Toronto Star, Article dated August 19, 2009, titled “Discrimination in Rental Housing Focus of Human Rights Report” (Receipt recommended) (Attached)

5. PRESENTATIONS

  1. Meenu Sikand, Accessibility Planning Specialist, Region of Peel, Presenting the Draft 2009 Region of Peel Annual Accessibility Plan (10 minutes) (Attached) (Draft 2009 Region of Peel Annual Accessibility Plan previously mailed to Committee members)
  2. Robb Dods, Manager, Real Property Asset Management, Employee and Business Services, Region of Peel, Presenting Peel’s Position on the Proposed Built Environment Standard (45 minutes requested) (See also Items Related to Communications – Items 4b and 4d) (Attached)
  3. Edward Wong, Manager, Real Property Asset Management, Region of Peel, Presenting the Initial Design of the Peel Heritage Complex , City of Brampton, Ward 3 (10 minutes)

6. REPORTS

  1. Monthly Activity Report - July/August/September 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, October 20, 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: Wednesday September 16 2009

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