Senior Citizens Commission

TERM OF OFFICE: Three (3) years


MEMBERS: Eighteen (18) citizens
STAFF: Senior Citizen Coordinator

Sec. 2-201. Established, membership, terms. There is hereby established a senior citizens commission of the city, which shall consist of one (1) member and one (1) alternate from each of the nine wards who shall be residents of the city and shall be appointed by the mayor, with the approval of the council. The terms of such members shall be three years. Members shall serve until their successors have been duly appointed and qualified.

Sec. 2-202. Duties generally, annual report required. It shall be the duty of the senior citizens commission to coordinate all programs conducted by the city for senior citizens and to make recommendations to the mayor and council concerning any programs or changes in existing programs as it deems appropriate for the senior citizens of the city. The commission shall make an annual report to the mayor and city council concerning its activities.

Sec. 2-203
. Organization. The senior citizens commission shall elect its own chairman and vice-chairman who shall serve one-year terms. The commission may adopt from time to time such rules and regulations as it deems necessary to carry into effect its responsibilities.

Sec. 2-204
. Expenses. The payment and processing of expenses shall be in accordance with the regulations of the city concerning the payment of reasonable and necessary expenses to other boards and commissions of the city.