Accessibility Advisory Committee Goals and 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 2018

  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:

  • Town recreational trails signage
  • Accessible pedestrian signals
  • 2018 annual status update to the 2018-2023 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan
  • Corporate inclusion plan
  • Online map to identify key accessibility features for town parks and playgrounds, recreational trails and parking
  • Age Friendly report card
  • Town website refresh
  • 2018 Oakville Transit Accessibility Plan
  • Town construction projects, including new South East Community Centre on former hospital lands
  • Oakville accessibility and inclusion promotional materials
  1. Promote community awareness by:

  • Participating in local events such as the Inspire AccessAbility Showcase and Oakville Children’s Festival
  • Raising awareness of the Community Spirit Award for accessibility 2018
  • Recognizing National AccessAbility Week (May 27 to June 2) 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
  1. Present the Accessibility Advisory Committee Annual Report 2017 Accomplishments and Proposed 2018 Work Plan, to Council

Accomplishments from previous years

2017 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
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