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Town of Franklin, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Franklin 12-9-1987 by Bylaw Amendment 87-109. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Council on Aging bylaws — See Ch. 273.
[Amended 9-5-2012 by Bylaw Amendment 12-690]
A Council on Aging is hereby established for the purpose of coordinating or carrying out programs designed to meet the problems of the aging in coordination with programs of the Department of Elder Affairs, as authorized by MGL c. 40, § 8B.
[Amended 9-5-2012 by Bylaw Amendment 12-690]
As provided in the Franklin Home Rule Charter, the Council on Aging shall consist of nine members appointed by the Town Administrator and ratified by the Town Council. Members shall serve three-year terms and may be reappointed. The terms shall be arranged so that three members’ terms expire each year. The members of the Council shall serve without pay.
Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the membership of the Council by reason of death, resignation, inability to act or for any other reason, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the Administrator for the remainder of the term.
[Amended 9-5-2012 by Bylaw Amendment 12-690]
The Council on Aging shall elect from its membership a Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary at the first meeting following each new fiscal year. Each officer shall hold office until the next annual election. In the event that a vacancy occurs in any of the offices above, the Council shall hold a special meeting for the purpose of electing one of its members to fill such vacancy.
[Amended 9-5-2012 by Bylaw Amendment 12-690]
The Council's Executive Director shall prepare and submit an annual report of the Council's activities to the Town and shall send a copy thereof to the Department of Elder Affairs.[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 8-6, Clerks and other employees, which immediately followed, was repealed 9-5-2012 by Bylaw Amendment 12-690.