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Commission for Senior Services

Regular Meeting Schedule for 2019

3:00 PM, Senior Center Meeting Room

Please check calendar for possible date, time and room location changes.

January 16 February 20 March 20
April 17 May 15 June 19
July 17 August 21 September 18
October 16 November 13 December 11

Commission Members

Christine B. Tolley Chair
Jennifer Fenn Vice Chair
Kathleen A. Blersch Member
Joann Bolin Member
Mary H. Dunn Member
Yvette A. Mickenberg Member
Tamath K. Rossi Member

Mission/General Information

Seven members, one of whom shall be the Municipal Agent, appointed by the First Selectman and six of whom are appointed by the Board of Selectmen on a rotating basis: three for four year terms. Non-voting, ex-officio members may include the Senior Center Coordinator, Administrative Assistant and Lead Driver.

Powers and Duties: Promotes programs and advocates on behalf of Southbury’s elderly residents, assists the Town’s Director of Senior Services in developing policies on local issues affecting seniors. The commission also informs residents about issues related to the elderly and advocates for state and federal services and legislation on their behalf.

Qualifications: Commission members should have demonstrated interest and concern for the social needs of the elderly and be familiar with issues of health care, housing and financial needs. Most desirable, would be those with special backgrounds or experience in the related fields of business, health care, mental health, nursing and/or geriatrics.

Minutes & Agendas

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