Article 16 - Department of Senior Services - Code

Section

16.01

Department established.

 

16.02

Commissioner; powers and duties.

 

16.03

Advisory board.

Section 16.01 Department established.

There shall be a department of senior services as established by the Erie county charter.

Section 16.02 Commissioner; powers and duties.

There shall be a commissioner of the department of senior services to be appointed with powers and duties pursuant to provisions of the Erie county charter.

Section 16.03 Advisory board.

The county executive shall appoint not less than seven (7) and no more than fifteen (15) persons to serve without compensation on an advisory board for the department of senior services to advise on matters relating to senior citizens in the county. The board shall include not less than ten members who are Erie county residents, sixty two years of age or older. Membership shall be proportionately representative of the geographical areas within Erie county. The term of office of members of the board shall be as provided in the county charter. Officers of the board shall be selected by the membership thereof. Members of the board shall include, but not be limited to, representatives of the retired senior volunteer program.