Town of Newmarket


Accessibility Advisory Committee

Meeting #:
Council Chambers
Municipal Offices
395 Mulock Drive
Newmarket, ON L3Y 4X7
Members Present:
  • Steve Foglia
  • Richard Wilson
  • Jeremy Slessor
  • David Hingsburger
Members Absent:
  • Linda Jones
  • Aaron Firth
  • Kelsy McIntosh
Staff Present:
  • H. Leznoff
  • P. McIntosh, Recreation Programmer, Family and Special Needs
  • S. Chant, Inclusion BASE Director
  • S. Niezen, Records and Projects Coordinator

The meeting was called to order at 10:30 AM. 
Steve Foglia in the Chair. 

Introductions were made around the table. 

The Chair advised of two additional items, being a presentation regarding the Millard Avenue Culvert Project and a Presentation regarding the 2018 Municipal Election. 

  • Moved by:Jeremy Slessor
    Seconded by:Richard Wilson
    1. That the additions and corrections to the agenda be approved. 


There were no declarations of pecuniary interest. 

The Project Manager, Roads Capital Planning was not available to attend. It was discussed that the item could either be deferred to the next meeting, or additional information will be provided to Committee Members over email. 

The Records and Projects Coordinator provided the Committee with an update regarding internet and telephone voting for the 2018 municipal election. She requested that a member of the Committee assist the Elections Team with the audits of the Town facilities that will be used for Voter Assistance Centres during the election period. She further advised that the Election Team want the Committee's input on the voting system and election accessibility plan and would bring this information to the Committee when available. There was discussion regarding holding a special meeting of the Committee in July related to election matters.

  • Moved by:Jeremy Slessor
    Seconded by:Richard Wilson
    1. That the Accessibility Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes of May 15, 2018 be approved. 



Richard Wilson provided an overview of the Site Plan Application and highlighted some areas of concern. The Committee reviewed the plans and Richard advised that he would submit a memorandum to the Planning department outlining the comments from the Committee.

The Recreation Programmer, Family and Special Needs and the Inclusion Base Director provided  an overview of the National Access Awareness Week Event held on June 2, 2018. They advised that the event was well attended and included a variety of performances and activities. 


Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 12:00 PM.