Commission on Aging

Overview

The Commission on Aging shall have the following powers, functions, and duties:

  • To act as advisory body to the city council by studying, evaluating, and making recommendations on grant and program proposals affecting the well-being of senior citizens’ programs in the city;
  • To define unmet needs of senior citizens and to identify ways to meet these needs;
  • To identify and inventory various services available to senior citizens; 
  • To disseminate information to senior citizens regarding the availability and uses of the various activities and services;
  • To lend strength and support to existing programs;
  • To discuss and recommend appropriate action on all legislative bills concerning senior citizens;
  • To recommend and coordinate senior citizens’ programs or services of general interest, including, but not limited to, nutrition, transportation, health, housing and recreation;
  • To act as advisory body to the city council concerning the operation and maintenance of the senior center;
  • To review the portion of the city budget related to senior programs as developed by the department staff and make recommendations to the city council. (Ord. No. 1239, § 2: Ord. No. 1035, § 9)

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