The commission is tasked to review, evaluate and make recommendation to the Councils of the City of Los Altos and Town of Los Altos Hills on matters affecting seniors in the two cities, including health, education, employment, housing, transportation and recreation.
The mission of this joint Los Altos/Los Altos Hills (LA/LAH) Senior Commission is to promote and enhance the quality of life and well-being of the senior communities in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills.
The membership of this commission consists of nine members: six residents of Los Altos and two residents from Los Altos Hills.
The charges to and duties of this Commission shall be:
Advise both City Councils on Senior needs and issues
Make recommendations about programs and resources that pertain to Seniors
Gather information from the Senior community
Invite community stakeholders currently serving Seniors to collaborate and share information
Assist in identifying funding agencies and sources, and in applying for grants
Define opportunities for Seniors to make significant contributions to the community
Meet monthly and conduct business as required
Provide a quarterly written report to each Council and be available to meet with each Council at least once a year