Accessibility Advisory Committee

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Official Name of Committee: Accessibility Advisory Committee
Short name of Committee: AAC
Purpose: The AAC shall assist Council in improving opportunities for people with disabilities by promoting the implementation of the Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2001, (OAD) in the City of Welland.  The AAC will achieve this primarily by advising Council each year, as required by the Act, on its annual Accessibility Plan which will focus on the identification, removal and prevention of barriers with disabilities.
Mandate/Terms of Reference: Accessibility Advisory Committee Terms of Reference.
City of Welland Annual Accessibility Plan.
Meeting Schedule: Typically, the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Meeting Time: 3:00 p.m.
Meeting Location: Welland Community Wellness Complex, 145 Lincoln Street
Chair: Gregg Furtney Staff Liaison: Richard Morwald
905-735-1700 ext. 4007
Committee Contact:
Phone Number:
Pierrette Pigeon
905-735-1700 ext. 4000

Councillor Mary Ann Grimaldi, Geoff Eden, Wilfred Hill, Terry Scott, Kathleen Adams, Gregg Furtney, Brenda Roussel, William Barnes Jr.

Vacancies: two (2) for the target group of members representing different types of disabilities and one (1) member-at-large

Sub Committees: Joint Initiatives Sub-committee, IASR Sub-committee, Parasports Sub-committee.
Other Unique Data:
(member composition/ representation, etc.)
Date Last Revised: November 10, 2015