[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Mansfield 3-26-2003 by Ord. No. 2003-02. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created the Department of Senior Citizen Recreation.
The Mayor, with the consent of the Township Committee, shall appoint a Senior Citizen Coordinator to serve for a term of two years, who shall head the Department of Senior Citizen Recreation.
The Senior Citizen Coordinator shall provide assistance in planning, scheduling, developing and furthering the recreational programs and events for the senior citizens of the Township of Mansfield.
The Senior Citizen Coordinator shall interface with the Mansfield Township Seniors Organization; like or similar organization which may from time to time be established and the Office on Aging of the County of Warren in the development of the recreation program for senior citizens in the Township of Mansfield.
The Department shall annually recommend to the Township Committee such programs, activities or events it shall deemed appropriate to be sponsored by the Township of Mansfield for its senior citizens.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meaning indicated:
- SENIOR CITIZEN
- Shall consist of any person residing in the Township of Mansfield over the age of 60 years and any member of the Mansfield Township Senior Organization, whether residing in or out of the Township of Mansfield.
The Township Committee may from time to time appropriate such amounts as are deemed necessary to carry out the functions of the Department.