[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Agawam 2-4-1991 by TR-91-2. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 9-21-1998 by TOR-98-6; 6-1-2009 by TOR-2009-3]
The Agawam Veterans Council shall consist of nine members. There shall be eight residents of Agawam who are honorably discharged veterans of the armed services who shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Town Council. The ninth member of the Agawam Veterans Council shall be the duly appointed Director/Agent of the Western Hampden District of the Department of Veterans’ Services.
The purpose of the Agawam Veterans Council will be to work together in the best interests of and for the welfare of the veterans of the Town of Agawam; to organize and implement the Memorial Day activities in the Town of Agawam; to organize and implement the Veterans Day activities in the Town of Agawam; and to assist in other patriotic events and activities in Agawam during each year.