[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Newington 6-27-1989 (§§ 2-130 to 2-132 of the 1974 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established, in accordance with § C-612 of the Newington Charter, a Department of the Senior and Disabled Center Services separate from the Human Services Department.
The Department of the Senior and Disabled Center Services shall consist of the Director and such other employees as the Town Council shall, from time to time, authorize. Said employees shall be appointed in conformance with §§ C-503 and C-612 of the Town Charter. The Director shall be responsible to the Town Manager for the administration of the Senior and Disabled Center and report directly to him.
The Director shall be responsible for the delivery of service to the residents who utilize the Senior and Disabled Center and its resources and services. The programs and services provided by the Department, as well as the duties of the employees under the Director, shall not be in conflict with any other services as provided by the Town Charter. The responsibilities of the Director shall include:
Overall administration of the Joseph P. Doyle Community Complex, including the Senior and Disabled Center.
Budget planning, management and purchasing for the Department of the Senior and Disabled Center Services.
Staff assistance to the Commission on Aging and the Handicapped.
Supervision of programs and services provided at or by the Department of the Senior and Disabled Center Services.
Supervision for the programs and services providing transportation to residents who are older adults or who have a disability.
Supervision of programs and services providing information, referral and access to benefits.
Such other duties and responsibilities as the Town Council or the Town Manager may assign, in conformance with the Town Charter.