The Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee (under subsection [5] of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) will be a joint committee between the County of Dufferin and the Town of Orangeville.

Review the programs and services championed by the Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee to make our community accessible.

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Meetings, minutes and agendas

View the committee calendar for upcoming meetings and agendas as well as past meeting minutes. The Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee meets monthly.

Request to Present

If you wish to make a presentation to the Committee, you may submit your request online. A printable version of the form is also available through the link below.

Request to Present to an Advisory Committee

Join the committee

Learn how to apply for a committee position. We will advertise all committee openings when they become available.

 Composition and Skills
  • The Committee shall be comprised of a maximum of thirteen (13) members.
  • A minimum of three (3) and a maximum of five (5) members will be appointed by the County of Dufferin to represent areas outside of the Town of Orangeville.
  • The Committee membership shall be a combination of persons with disabilities, service providers familiar with accessibility issues and members of the general public.
 Terms of Reference

Mandate

Pursuant to the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee shall:

  • advise the respective Councils about the requirements and implementation of accessibility standards and the preparation of accessibility reports and such other matters for which Council may seek its advice
  • review in a timely manner the site plans and drawings described in section 41 of the Planning Act that the committee selects; and
  • perform all other functions that are specified in the regulations

Annual Report