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

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

2017 Meeting Schedule:

  • January 11, 2017 (City Hall, Executive Session Room)
  • February 8, 2017
  • March 8, 2017
  • April 12, 2017
  • May 10, 2017
  • June 14, 2017
  • July 12, 2017
  • August 9, 2017 (Dottie Jordan Recreation Center)
  • September 13, 2017 (Pan American Recreation Center)
  • October 11, 2017
  • November 8, 2017
  • December 13, 2017
Staff: 
  • Laura Williamson, Austin Public Health, 512-972-5206
  • Michelle Friedman, Austin Public Health, 512-972-5069
Annual Reports: