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Accessibility Advisory Committee

 

Clause 18 in Report No. 8 of Committee of the Whole was adopted, without amendment, by the Council of The Regional Municipality of York at its meeting held on May 25, 2017.

 

18

Report No. 2 of the
York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee
Meeting Held on April 26, 2017

 

For Consideration by
Committee of the Whole of
The Regional Municipality of York
on May 11, 2017


[Accessible formats or communication supports are available upon request
Contact: Regional Clerk’s Office, regional.clerk@york.ca, 18774649675 extension 71320]

 

The York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting was called to order at 4:03 p.m. on April 26, 2017.

 

The following were in attendance:

Chair:

V. Spatafora

Members:

J. Altmann, L. Bolt, A. Dennis, S. Foglia, L. Fortnum, K. Hill,
L. Hulme-Smith, B. Lynch, F. Maggisano, S. Palombo,
J. Phromratsamy, J. Simmons, A. Tocco

Staff:

K. Adeney, J. Anderson, C. Bennett (YRP), K. Chislett, C. Clark,
L. Davies, S. Doyle, L. Gonsalves, M. Herder, T. Kirkwood,
A. Lauzon (YRP), K. MacGillivray, J. McIlveen (YRP), J. Mitchell,
V. Navolskyy, J. Salzmann


Presentations

 

[Click on the titles of the following Presentations to view them]

 

1. Vulnerable Person Registry

 

Committee received the presentation by Jason McIlveen, Staff Sergeant, Community Partnerships and Chantal Bennett, Social Worker, York Regional Police.

 

2. York Region Paramedic Peer Support Team

 

Committee received the presentation by John Anderson, Paramedic Services Peer Support Team Coordinator, Paramedic and Seniors Services, Community and Health Services.

 

Communications

 

[Click on the titles of the following Communications to view them]

 

3. York Region Draft Diversity and Inclusion Charter [4.3 MB]

 

Committee received the communication from Christopher Raynor, Regional Clerk dated January 27, 2017 regarding “York Region Draft Diversity and Inclusion Charter”.

 

4. Portable Accessible Washroom Trailer Community Project

 

Committee received the communication from Wayne Emmerson, Regional Chairman and Chief Executive Officer dated February 8, 2017 regarding “Portable Accessible Washroom Trailer Community Project”.

 

5. York Region's Response to the Proposed Federal Accessibility Legislation

 

Committee received the communication from Wayne Emmerson, Regional Chairman and Chief Executive Officer dated February 27, 2017 regarding “York Region’s Response to the Proposed Federal Accessibility Legislation”.

 

Other Business

 

6. Update on National Access Awareness Week

 

Due to time constraints at this meeting, Committee will receive a written update regarding National Access Awareness Week shortly.

 

7. Update on York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee Legacy Event

 

Committee received a verbal update from Joann Simmons, Legacy Event Working Group Chair, who provided an overview and advised that the forum will take place on May 31, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Seminar Room.

 

8. Update on Accessibility Activities

 

Due to time constraints at this meeting, Committee will receive a written update on Accessibility Activities shortly.

 

9. Ministry of Immigration and Citizenship Provincial Volunteer Service Award – Steve Foglia

 

Committee was advised that Steve Foglia, Vice Chair of the York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee was awarded the Ministry of Immigration and Citizenship’s Provincial Volunteer Service Award and will be recognized at a ceremony on May 10, 2017.

 

10. Next Meeting – June 21, 2017

 

Committee was reminded that the next meeting will be held on June 21, 2017 beginning at 4 p.m.

 

The York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting adjourned at 6 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

April 26, 2017                                              V. Spatafora
Newmarket, Ontario                                   Chair

C. Clark
1-877-464-9675  x71305

 

 


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