The City is accepting applications, for appointments by City Council, to fill five (5) vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Accessibility beginning April 1, 2020 for a two-year term ending March 31, 2022.
This committee meets monthly and is responsible for providing advice to City Council and soliciting feedback from the community on matters that affect persons with disabilities, seniors, and those with access challenges, including identification, removal and prevention of physical and social barriers.
The Committee is actively involved in working with City Council to increase public awareness of the issues of accessibility and inclusion in the community.
Deadline for applications is Friday, March 6, 2020 at 5:00pm
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The Advisory Committee on Accessibility advises and assists Council, staff, and other committees with formulating and promoting strategies and actions to create and maintain a barrier-free community.
The Committee consists of nine citizens appointed by Council and one ex-officio Council member appointee. The membership is a cross-representation of individuals with disabilities and service providers familiar with accessibility issues.
Committee members are residents of Prince George who volunteer their time to ensure we are working toward an accessible and inclusive community.
- Shane Bunce
- Heather Lamb
- Chris Gobbi
- Kanoa Robinson
- Justin Turner
- Brandy Stiles
- Nancy Harris
- Darcie Smith
Council Members (ex-officio):
- Councillor Cori Ramsay
- Councillor Susan Scott
Meeting Schedule, Agendas, and Minutes
Access Award of Merit
The Access Award of Merit is presented annually to an individual, group, or business that has made a significant contribution towards a barrier-free community. This is the City's highest honour recognising contributions that lead to the inclusivity and improved quality of life for all residents.
Nominations for the 2019 Access Award of Merit are now closed.