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Accessibility Advisory

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Purpose

The purpose of the Accessibility Advisory Committee is to make recommendations:

  • Relating to the setting of objectives and policies to be followed in connection with accessibility matters within the city
  • Relating to the status of accessibility programs and their relationship to community needs
  • Relating to capital projects
  • Regarding the education of the community in regards to accessibility issues
  • To increase public awareness and understanding of accessibility issues

The committee also:

  • Assists with the preparation of the annual accessibility plan
  • Meets with groups, organizations and individuals interested or involved in accessibility matters to determine concerns or suggestions
  • The committee also deals with para-transportation eligibility appeals

Members

The Accessibility Advisory Committee is made up of the following Citizen, Council and Staff representatives. Members of the committee remain on the committee for the duration of the current Council term of office.

Citizen Representatives

  • Melissa Doucette
  • Allison Gowling
  • Jennifer Harrington
  • Scott Kelly
  • Susan Pieters
  • Lee-Anne Root
  • Julie Skuse
  • Alan Taylor
  • Avihay Zalizky

Council Representative

Staff Representative

  • Heather Buchanan

Meetings

Anyone wanting to attend the meeting as a delegation will need to complete the Delegation Request Form.

Typically committee meetings are held at Woodstock City Hall, Committee Room A (Main Floor), but under the current Covid-19 Pandemic meetings are being conducted virtually on Zoom.

The committee meets the second Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. (with the exception of the months of July, August and December). Please contact the staff representative listed at the bottom of this page or the Council representative to confirm dates and receive additional information.

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Requesting a document in an accessible format

If you require municipal information in an accessible format or require communication supports, contact us via email, in person, by telephone, in writing or complete the accessible formats or communication supports request form and submit it to city hall. Arrangements taking specific disabilities into account can be made at no additional cost.

Raising issues

If you have an issue or concern regarding inaccessible municipal services, contact us via email, in person, by telephone, in writing, by filling out the accessibility feedback form or otherwise. We will respond within seven days of receiving your concern.

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7

 

Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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