6TH REPORT OF THE
meeting held on October
22, 2015, commencing at 3:04 PM, in Committee Room #4, Second Floor, London
PRESENT: M. Dawthorne (Chair), J. Bell, M.
Cairns, J. Cunningham, F. de Lasa, C. Dodman, J. Ehiwario, L. Firby, A.
Forrest, J. Sanders and D. Tam and B. Mercier (Secretary).
ALSO PRESENT: Councillor M.
Cassidy; P. D’Hollander, T. Fowler, K. Husain, A. Macpherson, D. MacRae and J.
it BE NOTED that no pecuniary interests were disclosed.
That it BE NOTED that the Municipal
Council resolution adopted at its session held on June 10, 2015, with respect
to amendments to the Terms of Reference for advisory committees, to require
advisory committees to submit an annual work plan, was received; it being
noted that the Accessibility Advisory Committee formed a Working Group to discuss
its 2016 Work Plan, with a report back at the next meeting.
That it BE NOTED that the delegation
from T. Wellhauser, Division Manager, Facilities and J. Devito, Manager, Facilities
Design and Construction, with respect to the Facility Accessibility Design
Standards (FADS), was not available at this meeting.
That it BE NOTED that a verbal
presentation from A. Macpherson, Manager, Environmental Parks Planning and D.
MacRae, Division Manager, Transportation Planning and Design, with respect to
London ON Bikes, was received.
That it BE NOTED that the attached
presentation from Councillor M. Cassidy, with respect to the Mayor's Advisory
Panel on Poverty, was received; it being noted that the Accessibility
Advisory Committee referred this matter to its Policy and By-law
Sub-committee to review and provide comments at its next meeting, as
That it BE NOTED that the 5th Report
of the Accessibility Advisory Committee from its meeting held on September
24, 2015, was received.
That it BE NOTED that a Municipal
Council resolution adopted at it session held on October 13, 2015, with
respect to the appointment of J. Higgins as a Voting Member on the
Accessibility Advisory Committee for the term ending February 28, 2019, was received.
That it BE NOTED that the
communication dated October 2015, from M. Chan, Minister, Ministry of
Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade, with respect to the June
Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism in Ontario, was
That it BE NOTED that the Built
Environment and Facilities Sub-committee Report from its meeting held on
October 7, 2015, was received.
That the Civic Administration BE
REQUESTED to report back to the Accessibility Advisory Committee, with
respect to the attached Municipal Council resolution, adopted at its
session held on June 26, 2014, with respect to the 5th Report of the
Accessibility Advisory Committee, relating to eliminating stigmas specific to
children’s mental health.
That the communication dated September 29,
2015 and the prioritized list of traffic signals without audible pedestrian
push buttons, from S. Maguire, Division Manager, Roadway Lighting and Traffic
Control, BE REFERRED to the Built Environment and Facilities
Sub-committee to review and report back at a future meeting of the Accessibility
(ADDED) Mayor’s New Year’s Honour List –
That Appendix 1(4A) of Council Policy
Manual, related to the Mayor’s New Year’s Honour List, BE AMENDED to
change the name of the nomination category number 6 from “Persons with
Disabilities”, to “Accessibility Champion”.
Appendix enclosed for Members only.)
(ADDED) The Accessibility Advisory
Committee convened in camera from 4:20 PM to 4:30 PM after having passed a
motion to do so, with respect to the following matter:
The meeting adjourned at 4:46 PM.
NEXT MEETING DATE: November