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Accessibility Advisory Committee

By-law No. 68-2023, re-established the AAC and adopted Terms of Reference

By-law No. 157-2019 adopts the 2019-2023 Multi-Year Accessibility Plan 

Purpose: To advise municipal council about the requirements and implementation of accessibility standards and the preparation of accessibility reports and such other matters for which the council may seek its advice under Section 29(5) of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and to prepare an annual Accessibility Plan for Council’s consideration. This plan addresses the identification, removal and prevention of barriers to persons with disabilities in the municipality’s by-laws and in its policies, programs, practices and services. The Committee also reviews in a timely manner site plans and drawings described in Section 41 of The Planning Act.

Composition: 9 citizen appointees, the majority with disabilities; and 1 Member of Council.


  1. Marilyn Abbs
  2. Lori Brant
  3. Bev Ferris  (Vice Chair)
  4. Jennica Giesbrecht
  5. Ashley Marie Greaves  
  6. Dennis Hernandez-Galeano (Chair)
  7. Joe Kissman
  8. Gary Kooistra
  9. Adam McLeod
  10. Ann-Marie Noyes, Council Representative

 Meeting Schedule: Meet the last Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m. in Conference Room No. 1.

Contact Information:
Staff Liaison: Bev Bradnam, Manager, Strategic Initiatives - 905-871-1600 ext. 2201

For more information, see the AAC's web-page  - click here