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Senior Advisory Commission

The Senior Citizen Advisory Commission currently has a vacancy and is recruiting for a new member.  If you are interested, please fill out this form and submit it back to City Clerk Treva Zumek at tzumek@cityofbuckley.com.  Please reach out to Director of Parks and Recreation Erin Snodgrass with any questions at esnodgrass@cityofbuckley.com.  Applications are due by 5:00 PM on July 1, 2024.

 

Senior Advisory Commission:

 Senior Advisory Commission meetings are tentatively scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am at the Buckley Fire Department

The next meeting of the Commission will be on May 1, 2024, at 10:00 AM at the Buckley Fire Station, located at 611 Division Street. To view the agenda packet, please click here.  There will also be a zoom option:

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This Commission will provide recommendations to the City Council on a variety of areas, including:

  • Provide guidance and direction to the programs offered at the Senior Center. To include: events, programs, activities, trips, and meal site planning. Advise on contract agreements for the Senior Center.
  • Annual review of the mission and goals for the Senior Center
  • Identify issues related to senior citizens in the community by working with residents, service providers, and staff.
  • Review plans for parks and open spaces as they are developed to ensure our spaces are developed with senior citizens' needs and accessibility in mind.
  • Sit in on interviews for Senior Center staffing or volunteer positions
  • Reviewing Code of Conduct and senior center participation policies
  • Advocate for health access needs for Seniors (such as flu and vaccine clinic needs. Share formally with TPCHD, sit on community committees possibly)
  • Advocate and advise on affordable housing needs for seniors
  • Promote the Senior Center and other adult activities in the community.
  • Help voice local concerns of Senior Citizens at the county and state levels.
  • Collaborate on grant and funding requests to grow and improve Senior services and programs.