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Accessibility Advisory Committee

The Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001 requires the Council of the Municipality of North Grenville to establish a municipal accessibility advisory committee.

The North Grenville Accessibility Advisory Committee shall assist the Municipality in an advisory capacity to:

  1. carry out the duties as outlined in the Ontarians with Disabilities Act,
  2. consult with community members, stakeholder groups and other persons on matters relating to accessibility,
  3. in conjunction with staff, participate in building and facility audits and reports,
  4. in conjunction with staff, participate in the preparation of the municipal accessibility plan and its presentation to Council,
  5. in conjunction with staff, participate in the preparation of annual or other accessibility standard reports,
  6. communicate and participate with similar accessibility committees in the Municipality of North Grenville or that have facilities/buildings within North Grenville.

Membership

Committee membership will be a minimum of four (4) volunteer members and a member of Council who shall be the Chairperson.  The majority of members shall be persons with a disability.

Meetings

The Committee shall meet at least quarterly.  Additional meetings shall be held at the call of the Chair.

Department Jurisdiction

Parks, Recreation & Culture

Staff Contact

Director of Parks, Recreation & Culture – Mark Guy

Administrative Support

The Director of Parks Recreation & Culture shall assign agenda and minute taking responsibilities to a staff member in that Department. The Facilities Supervisor shall attend meetings as a resource person to the Committee.