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Commission on Seniors

The Commission on Seniors shall serve as an advisory board to the council concerning the quality of life for senior citizens in the Austin area and to help ensure older adults are productive, independent, and healthy.

The commission shall advise the council on issues related to the senior population in the Austin area; evaluate and recommend programs, policies, and practices that create a positive impact and reduce the burden on seniors; determine the needs of seniors in the Austin community, and advise council regarding these needs; and promote the contributions of seniors to the cultural, economic, and historical value of Austin.

See Section 2-1-131 of the City Code for additional duties.


The Commission on Seniors typically meets on the second Wednesday of the month.


Austin City Hall, 301 W Second Street, 78701 - except for September meeting, as City Hall is being renovated*

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

2014 Meeting Schedule

March 12, Noon - 1:30 PM

April 9, Noon - 1:30 PM

May 14, Noon - 1:30 PM

June 11, Noon - 1:30 PM

July 9, 10 AM - 11:30 AM

August 13, 1 PM - 2:30 PM

September 11, Noon - 1:30 PM  *3227 E. 5th Street, Room 232, Austin, TX, 78702

October 8, Noon - 1:30 PM

November 12, Noon - 1:30 PM

December 10, Noon - 1:30 PM


Edna Staniszewski, Health Department, 512-972-5031

Willie Williams, Health Department, 512-972-5018