Accessibility Advisory Committee Goals & Accomplishments

The following is a list of some of the planned accessibility-related goals as well as completed projects and initiatives from previous years.

Goals for 2017

  1. Continue to work with town staff to promote awareness and ensure accessibility barriers are identified and eliminated for improved accessibility in the community.
  2. Continue to review and provide feedback on site plan applications in an effort to reduce accessibility barriers in the community and in accordance with section 41 of the Planning Act.
  3. Participate in consultation activities and provide feedback on:
    • Accessibility audit of town’s recreational trails
    • Accessible pedestrian signals
    • Multi-Year Accessibility Plan 2012-2017 update
    • 2017 annual status update to the 2012-2017 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan
    • Accessibility training update
    • Accessibility web page update
    • Online map to identify key accessibility features for town facilities, parks, trails and parking
    • Town website refresh
    • Fire master plan
    • Livable by Design Manual
    • 2017 Oakville Transit Accessibility Plan
    • Oakville Transit service design standards
    • Town construction projects, including new community centre on former hospital lands
  4. Promote community awareness by:
    • Participating in 18th annual Oakville Fire Prevention Week Kickoff event
    • Raising awareness of the 2017 Community Spirit Award for accessibility
    • Participating in local events such as the Halton Community Resource Fair
    • Recognizing National Access Awareness Week (May 28 to June 3) and International Day for Persons with Disabilities (December 3)
    • Networking with local agencies, businesses
    • Participating in joint Halton Region initiatives
    • Participating in provincial and federal government accessibility legislation consultations, as scheduled
  5. Present the Accessibility Advisory Committee Annual Report 2016 Accomplishments and Proposed 2017 Work Plan, to Council

Accomplishments from previous years

2016 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2015 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2014 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2013 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2012 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2011 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2010 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2009 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2008 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2007 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2006 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments