Accessibility

Standing committee and council meetings resume Tues. Sept. 5 with the Planning & Development Committee, at 1pm and 6:30, and Committee of the Whole – Workshop on Sept. 7. On the P&D agenda: Draft new official plan: Public consultation and engagement summary Burlington Accessibility Advisory Committee 2016 annual report and 2017 workplan Arts and culture …

P&D Agenda Sept 5: Arts funding & cultural action plan; Official Plan public input summary; Zoning amendment 1215 Appleby; Accessibility cmte annual report Read More »

Deadline: Sept. 26, 2016 Do you know someone in our community who is making a difference by improving accessibility in buildings, public spaces, programs, employment or services in Burlington? Recognize them with a Burlington Accessibility Award. It’s easy to submit a nomination. Use the online form, download the accessible nomination form, come to City Hall …

Nominations open for accessibility awards Read More »

I was recently contacted by a senior who sent a picture of a wheelchair accessible picnic table and suggested Burlington add these to our parks. I thought it was a great idea, so I contacted staff to find out what we’re doing. Turns out, a lot. Here’s where you can find accessible picnic tables, and the …

Accessible tables & benches added to Burlington parks Read More »

Three upcoming forums are being held for residents to provide input into the city’s Active Aging Plan, which aims to help keep older adults active, healthy and engaged in their community. Dates: Tuesday, June 21 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tansley Woods Schlegel Village (open to the public) 4100 Upper Middle Rd. Wednesday, June 22 …

Have your say: Active Aging Forums June 21-23 Read More »

Burlington resident Arthur Rendall has been honoured with a provincial award for his efforts in securing text-based 911 calls. Rendall, a member of Burlington’s Accessibility Advisory Committee, received the 10th Anniversary Champion Award from the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA). The award, presented at City Council Nov. 23, recognizes outstanding individuals who demonstrate …

Accessibility champ Arthur Rendall receives provincial award Read More »