Staff Report #5
March 27, 2019
To All Commissioners
Re: Accessible Public Transit Service Advisory Committee – Application
That the Commission ACCEPT the application, as set out in Enclosure I, for a position as a voting member on the Accessible Public Transit Service Advisory Committee for a term ending November 30, 2022.
The current Accessible Public Transit Service Advisory Committee members, who were appointed by the Commission at its January 30, 2019 meeting, now include seven voting members, and two non-voting member. The approved terms of reference for the Committee call for the following in regard to voting and non-voting members:
A maximum of nine (9) members representing the different types of disabilities as referenced in the Ontarians with Disability Act 2001. This includes persons with visual, speech, hearing, brain injury, cognitive, perceptual, mental health disabilities and those requiring the use of wheelchairs and/or other mobility assisted devices.
A maximum of four (4) members consisting of agencies supporting the disabled community and service providers.
The attached voting member application, which was received by administration on February 27, 2019, is consistent with the expectations of Committee members as set out in the Committee’s terms of reference.
I – Application for Accessible Public Transit Service Advisory Committee (for Commissioners only)
Kelly S. Paleczny, General Manager