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Accessibility Advisory Committee

Join EG's Accessibility Advisory Committee! 

Help shape your community by joining the Town of East Gwillimbury's Accessibility Advisory Committee! Give advice to Town Council on a wide range of municipal processes to help make public services and facilities accessible to everyone.

How to apply?

To join the committee, please complete the Committee Application Form and submit completed forms by email at clerks@eastgwillimbury.calinks to external site or in-person at the drop box located outside of the Civic Centre. The information on the application form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and will be used only for the purpose of making appointments.

Mission

The Town of East Gwillimbury is proudly committed to promoting equal opportunity and access for all citizens with disabilities to participate in a universally accessible community.

Composition A minimum of five (5), a majority of who are disabled as defined by the ODA and appointed by Council
Objectives
  • Review and provide advice to Council regarding the Town’s Multi-Year Accessibility Plan;

  • Advise Council on accessibility issues for those buildings the Town purchases, constructs, significantly renovates, or leases;

  • Review site plans as outlined in Section 29 of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, S.O. 2005, c. 11 (AODA);

  • Identify and document relevant issues and concerns, as they relate to universal accessibility; and

  • Promote public awareness and sensitivity with respect to issues affecting people with disabilities.

  • Liaison and communicate with York Region Accessibility Advisory Committee.

Terms of Reference To view the Committee's Terms of Reference, please click here.
Meeting Frequencies

Regular Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. between the following months: 

  • January to June
  • September to November

Location: Council Boardroom

Agendas and Minutes

To view the Committee's Agendas and Minutes, please click here.

Councillor Liaison 

Councillor Morton
Councillor Persechini

Staff Liaison Michelle Collette
Staff Liaison- 
Site Plan Review

Marco Ramunno
Clerk Liaison
Tara Lajevardi
Committee Members

Nadia Buchanan
Lindsey Gold
Nancy Hatch
Wendy Lyttle
Catherine Mahut
David Wang

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