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Accessibility Select Committee

This page was last reviewed on January 15, 2018.

Cumberland’s Accessibility Committee is a select committee of Council tasked with making recommendations to Council on

  • A strategy to encourage and support owners of existing public and commercial buildings in making accessibility improvements.
  • A 10 year accessibility plan for Village-owned public facilities and spaces, including projects and budget estimates.
  • Designated parking for people with disabilities.
  • Matters referred to it by Council.

The Committee may also make recommendation to Village staff on Village facilities, service provision, and other matters upon request. View the Committee’s complete terms of reference.

2018 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held at 6:30 pm in Council Chambers, 2675 Dunsmuir Avenue, next to the Fire Hall.

January 15
February 19 rescheduled to February 20
March 19
April 16
May 22 (Tuesday)
June 18
September 24
October 15
November 19

View meeting agendas and minutes.

Members

Laurel Rankin, chair
Brenda Lenahan
Jaye Mathieu
Judy Norbury
Cindy Patterson
Councillor Sean Sullivan

Accessibility Resources

View the Cumberland Facility and Infrastructure Accessibility Review, December 2016.

Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC)

Community Futures Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program: A business loans program that reduces the obstacles that people with disabilities or ongoing health issues may face when looking for financing.

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