[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Meeting of the Town of Dalton. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Added 10-18-2010 STM by Art. 9]
In accordance with the provisions of MGL c. 40, § 8B, a Council on Aging is hereby established to consist of a minimum of 11, and a maximum of 15, citizens and a maximum of two alternate members of said Council, all of whom shall be appointed upon recommendation of the Town Manager and ratification by the Select Board in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 137 of the Acts of 1995, Section 4. Said alternate members may attend Council on Aging meetings and shall be allowed to speak but not to vote except in the absence of a quorum of the regular members of the Council on Aging.
The Council on Aging is established for the purpose of coordinating or carrying our programs designed to meet the needs of the aging pursuant to the provisions of MGL c. 40, § 8B.
Initially, 1/3 of the membership of said Council shall be appointed for a term of one year. Thereafter, all appointments shall be for terms of three years.