Northumberland County wants accessibility input

By Cecilia Nasmith

Northumberland County is inviting residents with a disability, support persons and individuals who have knowledge or experience of the barriers faced by those with disability to consider serving on the Northumberland Accessibility Advisory Committee.

These committee members provide vital advice, recommendations and support to county council and all county departments on ensuring accessible programs, services and facilities. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month (except July, August and December) from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and lunch is provided.

Anyone interested can learn more about the committee and review its terms of reference at

Applications will be accepted through 4 pm. Dec. 21, and those interested are asked to contact the Northumberland Accessibility Advisory Committee (attention: Kirsty Brown) by phone (904-372-3329 ext. 2327), fax (905-372-3046), e-mail ( or mail (c/o County of Northumberland, 555 Courthouse Rd., Cobourg, Ont. K9A 5J6).

Accommodations are available upon request to support individuals with disabilities throughout the process. If such a service is required, please e-mail in your request.