The function of the Commission shall be to serve in an advisory capacity to the Town Council regarding Town policies within its scope of expertise; specifically, on the housing and human service needs of the community. With the prior approval of, and/or at the direction of, the Town Council or its delegate, the Commission shall receive public input, evaluate options, and make recommendations on policy issues including, but not limited to, the following:
The goals and objectives contained in the Human Service Element of the Town’s General Plan; and
The coordination of community services programs between the Town and other agencies, both public and private; and
Emerging community needs, including demographic and economic trends.
The Commission shall make recommendations to Town Council concerning projects to be included in funding applications under the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 and perform the duties necessitated by the Act upon the request of Town Council. Enabling Resolution
The Commission consists of seven (7) voting members:
Six (6) adult members appointed by Council, whose terms of office are three (3) years
One (1) Youth Commissioner, appointed by the Youth Commission, whose term of office shall be for one (1) year with no limitations on reappointments.
The Commission meets monthly, except August and December, on the fourth Tuesday in the Town Council Chambers, 110 E. Main Street, at 5:00 p.m.