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Accessibility Advisory Committee

Purpose The Town of East Gwillimbury is proudly committed to promoting equal opportunity and access for all citizens with disabilities to participate as fully as possible in a barrier free community. The committee works to ensure this goal is met.
Composition A minimum of five (5) and a maximum of ten (10) persons, a majority of who are disabled as defined by the ODA and appointed by Council
Roles and Responsibilities
  • To advise Council on the preparation, implementation and effectiveness of its annual accessibility plan
  • To review site plans of and advise on accessibility issues relating to identified buildings within the Municipality
  • To advise Council on other accessibility related issues within the Municipality
Terms of Reference DocumentCentre
Meeting Frequencies Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Agendas and Minutes DocumentCentre

Councillor Liaison 

Councillor Joe Persechini
Staff Liaison Tara Lajevardi 
Committee Members

Stephen Abercrombie
Katie Bosse
Nadia Buchanan
Denise McDermid
Greg McLaren

East Gwillimbury Accessibility Standards

Accessibility Plan

Accessibility Advisory Committee Strategic Plan

Accessibility Standards for New Development

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities/Special Needs


Guide for Planning Accessible Events