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THE REGIONAL MUNICIPALITY OF YORK
 
 
REPORT NO. 3
OF THE YORK REGION
ACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
MEETING HELD ON JUNE 26, 2013
 
 
For Consideration by
Committee of the Whole of
The Regional Municipality of York
on September 12, 2013

 

 

   

Chair:                           V. Spatafora
 
Members Present:          L. Bolt
                                    B. Creighton
                                    C. Gorlewski
D. Hardaker
L. Hulme-Smith
L. Jones
B. Lynch
F. Maggisano
                       
Staff Present:                K. Adeney, S. Ayres, C. Clark, S. Doyle, L. Gonsalves, J. Hastings, M. Herder,
R. Houghton, I. McNeil, J. Mitchell, L. Nigra, P. Thiru, A. Urbanski
 
 
The York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee began its meeting at 4:11 p.m. on June 26, 2013.
 

 

 

 

1          UPDATE - COMMITTEE PROCEEDINGS
 
The York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee advises the Committee of the Whole of the following matters having been considered by the York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee with the following action:
 
 
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PRESENTATIONS
 
1. PiragalThiru, Planner, Accessible Services, Transportation and Community Planning Department regarding 'Update on the myRide Travel Training Program'  Received.
           
2. Sharon Doyle, Manager, Mobility Plus, Transportation and Community Planning Department regarding 'Mobility Plus Service Delivery: Pre-amalgamation to 2013'  Received.
           
3. Kim Adeney, Senior Program and Compliance Analyst, ODA/AODA, Community and Health Services Department regarding draft 'Creating an Accessible York Region: Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) Training Module'  Received.
           
           
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COMMUNICATIONS
           
4. Christine Arnold, dated May 17, 2013 regarding 'Resignation from York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee'  With less than one year remaining in the term, the vacancy will not be filled at this time.  Received.
           
5. Regional Councillor Vito Spatafora, Chair, York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee, dated May 3, 2013, regarding 'Regional Forums for Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committees'  Received.
           
6. Alfred Spencer, Director, Outreach and Strategic Initiatives Branch, Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment and Ministry of Research and Innovation, dated May 14, 2013 regarding 'Regional Forums for Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committees'  Received.
           
7. Donna L. McLarty, Director, Council Support Services/Town Clerk, Town of Richmond Hill, dated April 9, 2013 regarding 'Accessible Full Service Gas Stations in Richmond Hill'  Received.
 
8. Ruthanna Dyer, Chair, East Gwillimbury Accessibility Advisory Committee, dated April 24, 2013 regarding 'Changes to Mobility Plus Service' Received.
           
9. Denis Kelly, Regional Clerk, dated May 31, 2013 regarding 'Appointments to York Region Mobility Plus Eligibility Appeal Panel'  Received.
           
10. Ruthanna Dyer, Chair, East Gwillimbury Accessibility Advisory Committee, dated June 10, 2013 regarding 'York Region and Area Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting'  Received.
           
           
OTHER BUSINESS
           
11. Regional Councillor Vito Spatafora welcomed Kirsten Hill, former York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee member and Ruthanna Dyer, Chair of the East Gwillimbury Accessibility Advisory Committee to the meeting.
           
12. Donna Hardaker, York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee regarding 'Update on Toronto Forum for Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committees held May 22, 2013'  Received.
           
13. Leslie Bolt, York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee regarding 'Update on Metrolinx Public Accessibility Meeting held June 12, 2013'  Received.
           
14. Kim Adeney, Senior Program and Compliance Analyst, ODA/AODA, Community and Health Services Department regarding 'Update on National Access Awareness Week 2013'  Received.
           
15. Lisa Gonsalves, Managing Director, Strategic Service Integration and Policy Branch, Community and Health Services regarding 'Update on Accessibility Activities'  Received.
           
16. The next meeting of the York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee is scheduled for September 25, 2013.
           
 
The Accessibility Advisory Committee adjourned at 6:02 p.m.
 
 
Respectfully submitted,
 
           
June 26, 2013                                                                                      V. Spatafora
Newmarket, Ontario                                                                            Chair
 
 
Carol Clark
Tel. (905) 830-4444 x 1305
 
 
 
 
 
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