[Adopted 4-15-1986 by Ord. No. 316-86; amended in its entirety 6-19-2018 by Ord. No. 22-2018]
The purpose of this Commission shall be to manage, organize, and help in the promotion of better living standards for senior citizens within Green Lake County.
This Commission was created by virtue of Ordinance No. 127-74, adopted August 20, 1974, by the Green Lake County Board of Supervisors and has been altered and amended by several resolutions and ordinances adopted thereafter.
This Commission shall be known as the "Green Lake County Commission on Aging."
The Commission shall act as an advisory committee to the Health and Human Services Board to improve the quality of life for senior citizens in Green Lake County. The Commission shall carry out duties as directed by the Green Lake County Board of Supervisors.
The members of the Commission shall be appointed by the County Administrator subject to confirmation by the County Board. Membership of the Commission shall be balanced to provide geographic County-wide representation.
Membership. There shall be five Commission members. At least 50% of the members shall be individuals 60 years of age or older. No more than 50% of the members may be individuals elected to any office.
Terms. Members of the Commission on Aging shall serve for terms of three years, so arranged that, as nearly as practicable, the terms of 1/3 of the members shall expire each year, and no member may serve more than two consecutive three-year terms.
Appointed Chair. The Chair of the Commission on Aging shall be appointed by the County Board Chair.
The official meeting place of the Commission shall be the Senior Meal sites, Senior Centers, or Green Lake County Government Center. In case of a special or educational meeting, the location may be any specifically designated and duly published accessible meeting place.
Regular meetings of the Commission shall be held bimonthly or as needed.
Special meetings of the Commission may be called by or at the request of the Chair or the written request of any two members.
Notice of any meeting of the Commission shall be given at least three days in advance, posted according to open meeting laws.
The Commission shall, in addition to any other powers and duties established by state law, plan and develop administrative and program policies, in accordance with state law and within limits established by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, if any, for programs in Green Lake County that are funded by the federal or state government for administration by the Green Lake County Aging Unit. The Commission shall direct the Green Lake County Aging Unit with respect to the powers and duties of the Aging Unit under § 46.82(3), Wis. Stats.