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Senior Affairs Advisory Board

Duties

Serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and City Council on policy and issues relating to transportation, security at home, improved intergenerational interaction, meal delivery, housing, improved City-County cooperation, and other issues as determined by the Chair. Make recommendations for improving communications between seniors and City government; review City employment policies for seniors; perform studies and surveys as requested by the Mayor and Council; advise on relevant issues and formation of laws, policies, or procedures which may affect seniors; and report annually to the Mayor and Council on the “State of the Seniors” within the City of San Diego.

Appointment

Appointment shall be made by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council.

Term

The members shall serve two (2) year terms and each member shall serve until a successor is duly appointed and confirmed. The members shall be appointed such that the terms of not more than six (6) members shall expire in any year. The expiration date of all terms shall be May 31. During June of each year, the Mayor may designate one (1) member as Chairperson.

Composition

Eleven (11) members. Seven (7) members shall be Senior Service Delivery Professionals/Experts and four (4) members shall be City-at-Large Seniors (over 60).

Governed By

Municipal Code Chapter II, Article 6, Division 15, Sections 26.1501, 26.1502, 26.1503. Added by Ordinance No. 0-18800, repealing Section 26.05. Adopted May 15, 2000.

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