[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Falmouth Special Town Meeting 10-14-1970, Art. 4. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Council on Aging — See Charter, § C7-8.
The Board of Selectmen shall appoint a Council on Aging for the purpose of coordinating or carrying out programs designed to meet the problems of the aging in cooperation with programs of the Commission on Aging established under MGL C. 6, § 73.
Editor's Note: The Rehabilitation Commission is the successor agency to the Commission on Aging.
[Amended ATM 4-7-2008, Art. 47, approved 5-20-2008]
The Board of Selectmen shall appoint the Council on Aging consisting of nine (9) members. The terms of the current seven (7) members shall remain unchanged. The Board of Selectmen shall appoint one (1) member whose initial term shall expire on June 30, 2008, and one (1) member whose initial term shall expire on June 30, 2010. Thereafter each member shall be appointed for a three-year term.
Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the membership of the Council, by reason of death, resignation, inability to act or for any other reason, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the Selectmen for the remainder of the term.
The Council on Aging, at its first annual meeting and thereafter annually in April of each year, shall elect from its membership a President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Each officer shall hold office until the next annual election. The Council shall hold a special meeting for the purpose of electing one (1) of its members to fill such vacancy.
The Council shall prepare and submit an annual report of its activities to the Town and shall send a copy thereof to the Commission on Aging.