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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: 2nd Thursday/Monthly at 1:00pm - City Hall T-1254*
    *Room location subject to change, please see the appropriate agenda for room location
  • Number of Members: 11
  • Member Term: 3 years
  • Staff Contact: Tracey Gott, (408) 535-3570

Agendas and Minutes

Agenda Time Location Minutes
2019
December 12, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1572  
November 14, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1572  
October 10, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1572  
September 12, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1572 Minutes 
August 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Union Local 393

Multi-purpose Room 6150

Cottle Rd


June 13, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Quorum Not Met
May 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Minutes
April 11, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Minutes
March 14, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Minutes
February 14, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Minutes
January 10, 2019 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Minutes
2018
December 13, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Minutes
November 8, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254 Quorum Not Met
October 11, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. City Hall T1254
Minutes
September 13, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. City Hall T1254 Minutes
August 22, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Leininger Center
Okayama Room
1300 Senter Rd
Minutes
June 14, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. City Hall T1254 Minutes
May 10, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Minutes
April 12, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Minutes
March 8, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1254
Quorum Not Met
February 8, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. City Hall T1352
Minutes
January 11, 2018 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1352
Minutes
2017
December 14, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1854
Minutes
November 9, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1353
Minutes
October 12, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1353
Minutes
September 14, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T955
Minutes
August 17, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

City Hall T1446
Minutes
June 22, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
May 25, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
April 27, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
March 23, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
February 23, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
January 26, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
 2016
December 15, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1854
Minutes
November 17, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall T1446

October 27, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
September 22, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
August 25, 2016 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Camden Community Center Minutes
June 23, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
May 26, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
April 28, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
March 24, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
February 25, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120
Minutes
January 28, 2016 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
City Hall W120

Executive Committee & Sub-Committee

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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