[Adopted 10-27-1964 by Doc. 277 (Ch. 4 of the 1980 Code)]
Editor's Note: References throughout this article to "Council for the Aging" were updated to read "Council on Aging" with the 2007 codification.
[Amended 7-10-2007 by Doc. 76]
There is hereby established a Council on Aging for the purpose of carrying out programs designed to meet the problems of the aged, in coordination with programs of the Council on Aging established under MGL c. 40, § 8B.
[Amended 3-18-1969 by Doc. 60]
The Council shall consist of nine members to be appointed by the Mayor for the following terms: three members whose terms shall expire on the second day of November 1969; three members whose terms shall expire on the second day of November 1970; and three members whose terms shall expire on the second day of November 1971. Annually thereafter in the month of October he shall appoint Councillors to succeed those whose terms shall expire on the following November 2, who shall hold office for the term of three years from November 2 in the year in which they are appointed or until their successors are chosen. Any vacancy occurring in the Council shall be filled for the balance of the term by the Mayor. Members of the Council may be removed by the Mayor.
The Council appointed as aforesaid shall determine the time and place for its meetings, elect a Chairman and appoint a Secretary. It may provide facilities for the health, education, welfare and recreation of the aged.