Township of Union, NJ
Union County
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[Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I)]
There is hereby created and established within the Department of Administration a Division of Senior Citizens Activities.
The Division of Senior Citizens Activities shall operate under the direction and control of the Township Administrator. Daily operations shall be coordinated and supervised by the Supervisor of Senior Citizens Activities.
Subject to budgetary appropriations, the Township Administrator shall exercise all necessary judgment and discretion with regard to the organization and management of said Division.[1]
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 8, Art. VII, Division of Economic Development, added 7-11-1995 by Ord. No. 4408, as amended 8-11-1998 by Ord. No. 4554, which article previously followed this section, was repealed 1-26-1999 by Ord. No. 4578. See now Ch. 34, Art. II, Department of Economic Development.
The Supervisor of Senior Citizens Activities, as division head, shall provide for the proper and efficient conduct of the following functions of the Division of Senior Citizen Activities:
Plans and supervises programs with existing social agencies that will enrich the lives of the elderly.
Teaches methods of alleviating problems by setting up social, recreational and educational activities to assist elderly residents in utilizing their spare time in creative involvement.
Initiates, organizes and supervises the administration of clubs, meetings, lectures, group excursions and other group endeavors.
Stimulates community awareness of older citizens and the need to include them in the ongoing life of the community.
Works to prevent the social isolation of older adults and helps them remain active and contributing members of society.
Compiles, correlates and reviews information regarding federal, state and private foundation funds that are available to meet the needs of the elderly.
Applies for funding of programs and ensures compliance with program objectives.