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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.

Meetings: 
  • Typically second Wednesday of the month
  • 12 p.m.
  • Boards & Commissions Room (unless listed otherwise)

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

2019 Meeting Schedule:

  • January 9, 2019
  • February 8, 2019 - Joint meeting with the Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities - 4:00 pm                                            
  • February 13, 2019
  • March 13, 2019                                                                                             
  • April 10, 2019 
  • April 19, 2019 - Special Called                                                 
  • May 8, 2019                                                             
  • June 12, 2019                                               
  • July 10, 2019
  • August 14, 2019 - Location TBD
  • September 11, 2019 - Location TBD                                                                                              
  • October 2, 2019                                         
  • November 13, 2019                               
  • December 11, 2019
Staff: 
  • Michelle Friedman, Austin Public Health, 512-972-5069
  • Elena Smart, Austin Public Health, 512-972-5034
  • Adrienne Sturrup, Ausitn Public Health, 512-972-5167
Annual Reports: