Milton Accessibility Advisory
Committee (MAAC)

MAAC has nine members, including one Town Councilor, and a minimum of five persons with disabilities. Members are chosen for their knowledge, experience and dedication to accessibility ll. This committee assists the Town in creating and maintaining an accessible and inclusive community for people of all abilities.

Mission Statement

To create a strong, caring, safe community for citizens at all levels of ability, and to be continually moving towards the Town of Milton's commitment of increasing accessibility, opportunity, and independence for all citizens. We will accomplish this by working with the citizens of Milton and various organizations within Halton Region to address the identification, removal and prevention of barriers to persons with disabilities to be incorporated in the municipality's bylaws, policies, programs, practices and services. Thereby, enhancing all citizens' dignity, independence and a sense of well being will be instilled within this community.

Responsibilities

MAAC reports to Milton Town Council through the Community Services Standing Committee and prepares an annual accessibility plan for Council approval. This plan focuses on identifying, removing and preventing barriers with in Town by-laws, policies, facilities, programs, practices and services.

Additional committee responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing site plans and drawings for all public buildings in Milton to ensure they are accessible for persons with disabilities.
  • Reviewing and monitoring existing and proposed Town purchasing policies to provide advice with respect to accessibility
  • Monitoring current and pending provincial accessibility legislation, and ensuring the Town is meeting its compliance requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Meeting Schedule

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