Item - 2018.MM36.14

Tracking Status

  • City Council adopted this item on January 31, 2018 without amendments.

MM36.14 - Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee - Appointment of Public Members to Fill Two Vacancies - by Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, seconded by Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong

Decision Type:

City Council Decision

City Council on January 31 and February 1, 2018, adopted the following:


1.  City Council appoint Glen Hart and Michael Miceli to the Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee, for a term of office ending on November 30, 2018, and until successors are appointed.

City Council Decision Advice and Other Information

Appointees' biographies:


Glen Hart


Glen Hart is currently working for Fife House in supportive and accessible housing for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Glen is Metis and has experience working with many vulnerable groups, such as LGBTQ refugees and persons living with HIV/AIDS. Glen also has personal lived experience of disability, as a person living with the many physical, mental and cognitive challenges of life with HIV/AIDS.


Michael Miceli


Michael Miceli graduated summa cum laude with a B.A, honours degree in Psychology and Certificate in Practical Ethics from the Department of Philosophy in 2005 and completed an M.A. degree in Critical Disability Studies in 2007, both from York University. As a person with a physical disability and having lived the experience of navigating an oftentimes inaccessible and hostile world, Michael is committed to the goal of full inclusion of all people with disabilities in our society and the elimination of barriers that preclude such participation.

Background Information (City Council)

Member Motion MM36.14
(January 24, 2018) Report from the City Manager on Toronto Accessibility Advisory Committee - Appointment of Public Members to Fill Two Vacancies

Communications (City Council)

(January 31, 2018) E-mail from Miguel Avila-Velarde (MM.New.MM36.14.1)

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Waive Referral (Carried)

Speaker Nunziata advised Council that the provisions of Chapter 27, Council Procedures, require that Motion MM36.14 be referred to the Civic Appointments Committee. A two-thirds vote of the Council Members present is required to waive referral.

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)
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