[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Braintree 5-18-2010 by Ord. No. 09-053 (former Ch. 2.44 of the Town Bylaws). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Charter provisions — See Charter § 5-8.
There shall be a Council on Elder Affairs which shall coordinate and carry out programs designed to meet the needs of the Town's elderly and aging population in cooperation with programs of the Department of Elder Affairs established under the provisions of MGL c. 6, § 73.
Editor's Note: See now MGL c. 19A.
The Mayor shall appoint a Director of Elder Affairs, who shall serve an indefinite term and shall act as a liaison between the Mayor and the Council on Elder Affairs.
The Director of Elder Affairs shall recommend, oversee, coordinate, and carry out educational and social programs designed to meet the needs of the Town's elderly residents, consistent with programs established by the State Department of Elder Affairs.
The Mayor shall appoint a Council on Elder Affairs Advisory Board, which shall consist of at least five and no more than nine members, and shall provide advice and make recommendations relative to programs offered to the Town's elderly residents. The Mayor shall designate a member of the Council on Elder Affairs Advisory Board to serve as Chair, and the members shall select a Vice Chair and Secretary. All members of the Advisory Board shall serve without pay.
The names, addresses, telephone numbers, or other identifying information about elderly persons in the possession of the Council shall not be public records, but the use of these records shall comply with MGL c. 19A, §§ 14 to 24, inclusive, as a condition of receiving a government contract, program grant or other benefit, or as otherwise required by law.
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1.10, Adoption of Code).