[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Ashland May 1993 Special Town Meeting. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Appointment — See Charter, Section 3-2(c).
[Amended 11-20-2019 STM, Art. 13]
The Select Board shall appoint a Council on Aging for the purpose of coordinating or carrying out programs designed to meet the problems of the aging in cooperation with programs of the Commission on Aging established under M.G.L.A. C. 6, § 73.
[Amended 5-12-1999 ATM, Art. 24; 11-20-2019 STM, Art. 13]
The Select Board shall appoint a Council on Aging consisting of nine (9) members. Members shall be appointed for terms of three (3) years so that terms of three (3) members shall expire each year. Members may be reappointed for consecutive terms. 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 Selectmen for the remainder of the term.
[Amended 5-12-1999 ATM, Art. 24]
The Council of Aging shall, annually in April of each year, elect from its membership a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson (who shall also act as Treasurer) and Secretary. If a vacancy occurs in any of the above offices, the Council shall hold a special meeting for the purpose of electing one of its members to fill such vacancy.
The Council shall prepare and submit an annual report of its activities to the town and shall send a copy thereof to the Commission on Aging.
The Council may appoint such clerks and other employees as it may require.