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  Please reach out to Director of Parks and Recreation Erin Snodgrass with any questions at  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.