Town of Brookfield, CT
Fairfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Brookfield 7-26-1976. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established by the Board of Selectmen of the Town of Brookfield a Commission on the Aging pursuant to the provisions of Section 7-127a of the Connecticut General Statutes, Revision of 1958, as amended. Said Commission shall consist of seven members and three alternate members.
A. 
Initially, three members of said Commission shall be appointed for terms expiring the first Monday in January, 1978, and four members of said Commission shall be appointed for terms expiring the first Monday in January 1980. Thereafter, appointments shall be for terms of four years each in accordance with the provisions of § C7-6 of the Town Charter.
B. 
Initially, two alternate members of said Commission shall be appointed for terms expiring the first Monday in January, 1978 and one alternate member shall be appointed for a term expiring the first Monday in January 1980. Thereafter, appointments shall be for terms of four years each in accordance with the provisions of § C7-6 of the Town Charter.
The Commission on Aging shall have the following powers: to study continuously the conditions and needs of the elderly persons within the Town, including but not limited to conditions of housing, economics, employment, health and recreation; to analyze the services for the elderly provided within the Town by both public and private agencies and to make recommendations to the public and the Board of Selectmen regarding the development and implementation of services related to the needs of the elderly; to cooperate with the state and all other agencies regarding the above purposes; to provide such essential services to the elderly as are necessary to carry out the purposes of this section subject to appropriation therefor; to adopt reasonable rules and regulations as may be necessary and keep records of the conduct of its affairs. The members of the Commission shall serve without compensation except for reimbursement of authorized expenses, subject to appropriation therefor. The Commission shall also be empowered to apply for state grants pursuant to the provisions of Sections 17-137c and 17-137d of the Connecticut General Statutes, Revision of 1958, as amended, and to implement and supervise the services and programs set forth in said statutes.
The provisions of §§ C4-12, C7-3, C7-4, C7-5 and C7-6 of the Town Charter, as well as any other Charter provisions applicable hereto, shall govern the conditions of membership for the Commission on Aging.