[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of West Haven 8-24-1970 by Ord. No. 117. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be a Committee to study the needs of and coordinate programs for the aging for the City of West haven, consisting of the Mayor, the Welfare Director and the Health Officer, all ex officio, and 11 other members to be appointed by the Mayor, two of whom shall represent the private voluntary agencies in the city; one of whom shall be a member of the clergy of the city; one of whom shall be representative of the age group concerned, who shall be an elector of the city; and one of whom shall be a representative of the United Fund. The members so appointed shall be persons interested in the consideration and solution of the problems of the aging.
The Committee shall study continuously the conditions and needs of elderly persons in the community in relation to housing, economic, employment, health, recreational and other matters. It shall analyze the services for the aged provided by the community, both by public and private agencies, and shall make recommendations to the Mayor and the City Council regarding the development and integration of public and private agencies, in cooperation with state and other services to the extent possible.
The members of the Committee so appointed shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for their necessary expenses.
The members of the Committee shall serve until their successors are designated and appointed in accordance with § 5-1 above.
The Committee may organize itself in whatever manner it may determine in order to carry out to the fullest extent possible the duties set forth in § 5-2 above.
The City Council may make appropriations to cover the expenses of the Committee, including reasonable clerical services.