Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee

Member

Joey Hewitt

Committee Consultant

Donna Herrington, The Herrington Group, 53 Greenmeadow Court, St Catharines ON, L2N 6Y7
Phone: 905-380-4782, thg@cogeco.ca or donna@theherringtongroup.ca

Committee Mandate

The City of Thorold has joined with five other area municipalities (Grimsby, Lincoln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Pelham and West Lincoln) to form a Joint Accessibility Advisory Committee (JAAC).

To advise and assist the partner municipalities in promoting and facilitating a barrier-free municipality for citizens of all abilities (universal accessibility), including persons with disabilities.  This aim shall be achieved through the review of municipal policies, programs and services and the identification, removal and prevention of barriers faced by persons with disabilities.