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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
  • Anita Griffioen
  • Jennifer Harrington
  • Wesley Mazur
  • Susan Pieters
  • Julie Skuse
  • Carolina Spagnuolo
  • 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. Meetings are held at Woodstock City Hall, Committee Room A (Main Floor) on 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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Accessibility in Woodstock

Learn more about how the City is helping ensure people in Woodstock can access City services regardless of their abilities as well as what supports are available for individuals living with a disability on our Accessibility page. 

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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