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Township of Evesham, NJ
Burlington County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Evesham 12-3-2019 by Ord. No. 24-12-2019. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A. 
There shall be a Disability and Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee to assist the Director of Community Affairs in identifying programs and services from outside of the Township that connect seniors, adults with disabilities and veterans with a full range of the services, public and private, needed to independently live and thrive within their community, exploring programmatic opportunities by the Division of Community Affairs and Senior and Disability Services to serve the veteran and disabled populations in Evesham Township, and otherwise supporting the mission of the Division of Community Affairs and Senior and Disability Services. The Committee shall be strictly an advisory body with no power to regulate or promulgate rules and regulations beyond its internal organization and in conformance with this Code.
(1) 
The Disability and Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee shall meet at least eight times each year.
B. 
The membership of the Disability and Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee shall consist of 14 members who shall be appointed by the Mayor and serve without compensation, from the following categories:
(1) 
Two members being residents who experience disabilities;
(2) 
Two members being residents who are veterans;
(3) 
Two members being residents who are caregivers to persons with a disability or veteran;
(4) 
Two members who are officers or employees of a public or private service provider organization who provide services to disabled persons or veterans and who do not need to themselves be residents of Evesham Township;
(5) 
Two members who are healthcare practitioners who provide services to disabled persons or veterans and who do not need to themselves be residents of Evesham Township;
(6) 
One member who is an officer or employee of an advocacy group supporting issues involving individuals with disabilities who need not be a resident of Evesham Township;
(7) 
Member who is an officer or employee of an advocacy group supporting issues involving veterans who need not be a resident of Evesham Township;
(8) 
Member of the Township Council; and
(9) 
The Director of Community Affairs or his or her designee.
C. 
Members of the Disability and Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee shall be appointed for a one-year term from January 1 through December 31. The annual appointments shall be made annually at the Township's Reorganization Meeting.