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BULLETSt. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 3.36 Department of Welfare Part X

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Chapter 3.36
Department of Welfare
PART X. ST. LOUIS AREA AGENCY ON AGING

Sections:

3.36.470 Established.
3.36.475 Commissioner on aging.
3.36.480 Powers and duties.
3.36.485 Advisory council--Established--Membership.
3.36.490 Advisory council--Officers--Meetings.
3.36.495 Advisory council--Quorum.
3.36.500 Advisory council--Duties.

3.36.470 Established.

There is established the St. Louis area agency on aging as a division of the department of welfare.
(Ord. 55758 1 (part), 1979; Ord. 56015 1, 1971.)

3.36.475 Commissioner on aging.

The St. Louis area agency on aging as a division of the department of welfare shall be in the charge of a commissioner on aging who shall be appointed by the director of welfare. The commissioner on aging shall also serve as the commissioner of services to the elderly for the department of welfare. The commissioner on aging is hereby authorized and directed, pursuant to law, to employ personnel as may be necessary and reasonable to carry out the provisions of Part X, Chapter 3.36 and the programs and projects which may be authorized by law.
(Ord. 55758 1 (part), 1979; Ord. 56015 2, 1971.)

3.36.480 Powers and duties.

The St. Louis area agency on aging as a division of the department of welfare, in addition to other powers and duties as may be authorized and imposed by law, shall:

A. Advise and confer with the Mayor, the Board of Aldermen and other city, county, state and federal officials concerning projects and activities for older persons;

B. Study current patterns and conditions of living of older persons and identify such factors as may be beneficial or detrimental to the wholesome and meaningful living of older persons;

C. Develop and/or demonstrate new approaches, techniques and methods which hold promise of substantial contribution towards wholesome and meaningful living of older persons;

D. Develop and/or demonstrate new approaches, methods and techniques for achieving and/or improving coordination of community services for older persons;

E. Evaluate approaches, techniques and methods which may assist older persons to enjoy wholesome and meaningful living and to contribute to the strength and welfare of the community;

F. Prepare and adopt plans, reports, applications and agreements for cooperation with, and receiving assistance and grants from the other governmental agencies, local, state and/or federal, established for such purposes.
(Ord. 57758 1 (part), 1979; Ord. 56015 3, 1971.)

3.36.485 Advisory council--Established--Membership.

There is established the advisory council on aging which shall consist of at least ten registered voters of the City who have reached the age of fifty-five years, or older, and residents of the City and City officials as the Mayor may deem appropriate. Members of the advisory council shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. They shall receive no compensation for their services on the advisory council.
(Ord. 56015 4, 1971.)

3.36.490 Advisory council--Officers--Meetings.

Within one week after the members of the first advisory council have been appointed, they shall meet at a time and place appointed by the Mayor, and shall by majority vote elect one of the members to act as chairman, one member to act as vice-chairman, and one member to act as secretary. Thereafter, they shall meet at least once each month, or on request by the Mayor, the director of welfare, or the commissioner on aging.
(Ord. 56015 5, 1971.)

3.36.495 Advisory council--Quorum.

A majority of the members of the advisory council shall constitute a quorum for the conducting of business and shall act by the affirmative vote of a majority of the members present. The council shall make rules and regulations as are necessary for the proper nominations and election of officers.
(Ord. 56015 6, 1971.)

3.36.500 Advisory council--Duties.

The advisory council shall have the authority and responsibility to keep the Mayor, the Board of Aldermen, the director of welfare, and the commissioner on aging advised as to all matters relating to the welfare of older persons residing in the City. It shall, on request of the Mayor, the Board of Aldermen, the director of welfare, or the commissioner of aging, review and make its recommendations on all matters presented to the council.
(Ord. 56015 7, 1971.)

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