Town of Simsbury, CT
Hartford County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Simsbury 1-25-1993.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided that it shall become effective 2-18-1993.
Pursuant to the General Statutes of Connecticut, Chapters 98 and 99, Sections 7-148 through 7-201, and the Charter of the Town of Simsbury, Chapter VII, Section 707, there is hereby created an Aging and Disability Commission in the Town of Simsbury with full powers and authority as set forth in said statutes.
The Aging and Disability Commission shall consist of 12 members and four alternates. The members shall be appointed by the First Selectman with approval of the Board of Selectmen and shall serve a term of four years, except that of those first appointed six shall be appointed for a two-year term and the remainder for the full four-year term. The alternates shall serve a term decided by the Board of Selectmen. Biennially thereafter, the Selectmen shall appoint in the manner provided herein six members to this Commission. The members shall serve without compensation.
Members of the Commission shall elect a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and a Clerk for a period of one year. The Commission shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations for its government, and the conduct of business within its jurisdiction, which shall be established within six months of the date this chapter becomes effective.
The Commission shall be responsible for investigating the needs of the citizens of the town in the areas of aging and the disabled and shall assist public and private agencies in the implementation of programs and facilities for such needs. The Commission shall have such other powers and duties not inconsistent with the Charter as may be prescribed by the Board of Selectmen.