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. All actions align with Council’s strategic goal to provide accessible programs and services.

Goals for 2020

  1. Continue to work with town staff to promote awareness and ensure barriers to accessibility 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 proactively address barriers to accessibility in the community and in accordance with section 41 of the Planning Act.
     
  3. Participate in consultation activities and provide feedback on:
    • Town construction projects
    • Oakville Transit accessibility initiatives
    • Town website redesign project
    • 2020 annual status update to the 2018-2023 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan
    • Outreach opportunities including accessibility and inclusion promotional materials
       
  4. 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 2020
    • Recognizing National AccessAbility Week (May 31 to June 6) and International Day for Persons with Disabilities (December 3)
    • Participating in joint Halton Region initiatives
    • Participating in provincial and federal government accessibility legislation consultations, as scheduled
    • Networking with local agencies, businesses
       
  5. Present the AAC’s annual report on 2020 Accomplishments and Proposed 2021 Work Plan, to Council, through receipt of the committee minutes.

Accomplishments from previous years

2019 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
2018 Accessibility Advisory Committee accomplishments
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