Senior Affairs Commission
Pursuant to City Council direction of August 22, 1983, a seven-member
Senior Affairs Commission was established by Ordinance 1880, effective
October 26, 1983, to replace the Senior Citizens Advisory Committee.
Ordinance 1897, effective June 4, 1984 provided that not less than
four (4) members shall be residents and electors of the city. Ordinance 2121 introduced at the December 16, 1996 Council Meeting changed
the terms of members to commence June 1 and expire May 31 of even
The general objectives of the Senior Affairs Commission shall be
to encourage, foster, facilitate, establish and maintain programs
for the enhancement of all matters relating to the social, economic,
and personal well being of the City's senior population.
Its duties and responsibilities shall be:
- To recommend to the Council or Manager the establishment of
programs, stimulating and encouraging the development and maintenance
of senior programs and services in the City, and to review periodically
such programs as are so established.
- To review and make recommendations to the Council and Manager
regarding the funding of senior programs and services that operate
within the City for the benefit of the City's senior population.
- Upon request therefore, to advise the Council and other boards
and commissions of the City regarding any matter affecting the
City's senior citizen population.
Regular meetings are scheduled on the second Thursday of each month.