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Senior Citizens Commission

The Senior Citizens Commission studies, reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations to the City Council on any matters affecting elderly people in the City, including health, education, employment, housing, transportation and recreation.

Commission Information

  • Meets monthly on every 2nd Thursday at 1 p.m. at City Hall T-1572*
    *Room location subject to change, please see the appropriate agenda for room location
  • Number of Members: 11
  • Member Term: 3 years
  • Staff Contact: Linda Brewka, (408) 535-5659

Agendas and Minutes

Please contact staff if you are unable to find what you are looking for.

2020

Agenda Time Location Minutes
March 12, 2020 - Cancelled  1 p.m. - 4 p.m. City Hall T-1572  
February 13, 2020 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  City Hall T-1572  
January 9, 2020 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  City Hall T-1572  

2019

Agenda Time Location Minutes
December 12, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1854 Minutes
November 14, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1572 Minutes
October 10, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1572 Minutes
September 12, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1572 Minutes 
August 8, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Union Local 393

Multi-purpose Room 6150

Cottle Rd

Retreat
June 13, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254
Quorum Not Met
May 9, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254
Minutes
April 11, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254

March 14, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254
Minutes
February 14, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254
Minutes
January 10, 2019 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254
Minutes

2018

Agenda Time Location Minutes
December 13, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254
Minutes
November 8, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254 Quorum Not Met
October 11, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. City Hall T-1254
Minutes
September 13, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. City Hall T-1254 Minutes
August 22, 2018 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Leininger Center
Okayama Room
Retreat
June 14, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. City Hall T-1254 Minutes
May 10, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254
Minutes
April 12, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254
Minutes
March 8, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1254
Quorum Not Met
February 8, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. City Hall T-1352
Minutes
January 11, 2018 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
City Hall T-1352
Minutes

Executive Committee & Sub-Committee

For Executive Committee and Sub-Committee past agendas and minutes please contact linda.brewka@sanjoseca.gov.

Member Qualifications

  • Must be residents of the City of San José and cannot be City employees
  • Should have knowledge in the field of aging and have available time due to the number of meetings, subcommittees, and research needed for full participation
  • There is no compensation for serving on the Senior Citizens Commission
  • However, commissioners may be reimbursed for some expenses incurred on City business

Political Reform Act of 1974

  • The Conflicts of Interest Section of the Political Reform Act applies to the Senior Citizens Commission.
  • Commission members are not required to file a Statement of Economic Interests.

Appointment

  • Applications received are submitted to the Project Diversity Screening Committee for review according to the needs of the commission as specified in a Needs Assessment Memo.
  • Applications are forwarded to the city attorney for a conflict of interest review, thereafter, the applicants will be asked to appear before the Screening Committee members for an interview.
  • Following interviews, the Screening Committee will submit a list of applicants to the council member liaison
  • The liaison will forward the list to the Rules Committee of Council either with or without a supplemental recommendation
  • The City Council makes the final appointment to the commission based on Rules Committee recommendations.

Attendance

  • Expected to attend all commission meetings.
  • Commissioner who has unexcused absences from three consecutive regular meetings, or who misses 20% of meetings in one year, is deemed to have resigned from the commission (San José Municipal Code Section 2.08.060).

For further information about the committee, please contact the committee staff at (408) 535-3570.

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