Meeting Name: Accessibility Advisory Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/23/2017 4:15 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Sir Robert Barrie Room
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TMP-20216 2  Item of DiscussionDISCUSSION REGARDING THE 2018 MUNICIPAL ELECTION D. McAlpine, Director of Legislative and Court Services/City Clerk and W. Cooke, Deputy City Clerk provided an update regarding the 2018 Municipal Election. Ms. McAlpine discussed the accessibility measures used in the 2014 Municipal Election. Ms. McAlpine asked the Committee to provide suggestions for improvements for the 2018 Municipal Election process as it relates to accessibility. The Committee provided their comments and asked questions related to the information provided.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20222 2  Item of DiscussionPRESENTATION REGARDING THE FUTURE PLAN OF MEMORIAL SQUARE G. Diamantopoulos, Facility Capital Supervisor provided a presentation regarding the future plans for Memorial Square/Meridian Place. He discussed slides concerning the following topics: · An outline of the Memorial Square/Meridian Place project; · An outline of the design of Memorial Square/Merdian Place from Council’s direction; · The partnership and collaboration and the project delivery; · The timelines associated with the reconstruction of Memorial Square/Meridian Place; · An outline of the budget amounts associated with the project; · An aerial view of Memorial Square/Meridian Place; · A rendering of the Cenotaph at Memorial Square/Meridian Place; · Conceptual drawings of future plans of Memorial Square/Meridian Place project; and · The next steps in the project. In closing, Mr. Diamantopoulos commented that plans for the project have not been finalized and that he was looking for the Committee to provide their feedback on accessibility as it relates to the project. Members of the Committee asked questions of the Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20220 2  Item of DiscussionDISCUSSION REGARDING A POTENTIAL BARRIE TRANSIT FORUM The Committee met and discussed the potential for hosting a Barrie Transit Forum. K. Roy, Specialized Transit Co-ordinator commented there are Barrie Transit riders who use both Conventional and Specialized Transit. Staff from the Transit and Parking Strategy Department will be invited to a future meeting to provide more information on this item.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20217 2  Item of DiscussionDISCUSSION REGARDING THE CREATION OF AN ACCESSIBILITY COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN The Committee deferred the item concerning the Creation of an Accessibility Communication Campaign to a future meeting.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20218 2  Item of DiscussionNATIONAL ACCESS AWARENESS WEEK The Committee deferred the item concerning National Access Awareness Week to a future meeting.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20215 2  Item of DiscussionDISCUSSION REGARDING POTENTIAL STOP GAP INITIATIVES IN BARRIE The Committee deferred the item concerning the Potential Stop Gap Initiatives in Barrie to a future meeting.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20219 2  Item of DiscussionZONING BY-LAW AMENDMENT UPDATES RELATED TO ACCESSIBILITY The Committee deferred the item concerning Zoning By-law Amendment Updates related to Accessibility to a future meeting.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20221 2  Item of DiscussionACCESSIBILITY DIRECTORATE OF ONTARIO - COMMUNITY ACCESSIBILITY FORUMS 2017 The Committee met and discussed the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario Community Accessibility Forums schedule for 2017. D. Taylor, Chair invited interested Committee members to register for the Community Accessibility Forums with the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario. R. Meier commented that he has registered for one of the forums.Received  Action details Not available