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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.

  • Second Wednesday of the month
  • Noon
  • Boards & Commissions Room (unless listed otherwise)

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

2015 Meeting Schedule

  • January 14, 2015
  • February 11, 2015
  • March 11, 2015
  • April 8, 2015
  • May 13, 2015
  • June 10, 2015
  • July 8, 2015
  • August 12, 2015
  • September 9, 2015- (location TBD)
  • October 14, 2015
  • November 11, 2015
  • December 9, 2015

Edna Staniszewski, Health Department, 512-972-5031

Annual Reports: 

An online workbook is available for members and liaisons.

If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, you may apply online. Your application will be reviewed should a vacancy become available.