ACAT Meeting - September 25, 2008
Agenda is not available for this meeting.
Please check the meeting minutes for meeting details.
- Bill Castor
- Adam Cohoon
- Penny Lamy
- Angela Marley
- Scott McArthur
- Marian McDonell
- Robert Muzzy
- Linda Napier
- Anna Noviss
- Julian Stein
- Howard Wax
- Bill Frost
- Tom McPherson
- Dean Milton
- Glenn Johnston
- Freda Stanois
- Virginia Dabrus (Item #7)
- Brian O’Neill (Item #10)
- Daniel Gaito (Item #10)
- Jo-Ann Bentley
- Susan Davidson
- Marcia Cummings
- Christene Rowntree
- Gary Webster
- Vince Rodo
- John Sepulis
- Rick Cornacchia
- Al Chocorlan
- TTC Commissioners
1. Call to Order / Attendance
2. New ACAT Replacement Members
Messrs. Muzzy, Stein, and Ms. McDonell then gave a brief biography of themselves.
3. Approval of Agenda
On motion of Howard Wax, ACAT approved the revised agenda.
4. Review and Approval of August 28, 2008 Minutes
5. Business Arising Out of Minutes/Outstanding Items
Dean Milton reviewed the list of outstanding items for September 2008 noting that the Completion Date/Status for the two items dealing with Snow Contingency and Removal should read October 2008.
6. Report on Commission Meeting Accessibility Matters
7. Hullmark Development
ACAT received the foregoing presentation and noted that any comments should be forwarded to Glenn Johnston who will refer them to the developer and TTC staff.
8. Subcommittee Reports and Updates
Dean Milton reviewed the minutes from the Communications Subcommittee meeting held on September 15, 2008.
10. Easier Access Presentation – Dufferin Station
11. Subway Elevator Service
Anna Noviss advised that a meeting was held with staff on September 18, 2008 to discuss this matter. Results of a 9-week audit were reviewed as well as other suggested improvements that will be discussed further at an upcoming meeting.
It was noted however by Anna Noviss that recent improvements have been observed.
12. Announcement of New Attendant Care Provider
13. ACAT Orientation – October 15 and 17, 2008
Dean Milton advised that the October 15th session would take place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and the October 17th session would be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at City Hall.
Advertisements will appear in the Toronto Sun and Toronto Star on October 4 and 11. As well, information will be available on the web, at community organizations, and through the RideLine and Reservations line at Wheel-Trans.
14. Sedan Taxi Contracts Update
Tom McPherson, Superintendent - Wheel-Trans Customer Service and Planning, advised that staff is looking for an adviser that could commit time required to conduct the review and evaluation process of the sedan taxi contracts along with TTC staff.
Anna Noviss moved that Howard Wax be the adviser on behalf to fulfill the foregoing role.
ACAT approved the foregoing motion.
15. 2009 Wheel-Trans Operating Budget
Bill Frost, General Superintendent - Wheel-Trans gave an overhead presentation regarding the 2009 Wheel-Trans Operating Budget which was approved by the Commission at its meeting on September 18, 2008.
Penny Lamy also requested that the RFP for the Secret Shopper Program be brought to ACAT for review.
16. Other/New Business
Howard Wax raised the issue of the identification of Accessible Taxis (AT) that have received the required training and adherence to TTC standards.
Tom McPherson advised that blue decals will appear on new AT’s and that, each year, a new decal will confirm re-certification.
17. Next Meeting