A. The Selectmen shall appoint a Council on Aging, consisting of nine (9) members, for the purpose of which may be designated or established to meet the problems and/or requirements of the elderly population of the Town of Nahant. Three (3) members shall serve for one (1) year, three (3) members shall serve for two (2) years and three (3) members shall serve for three (3) years, and thereafter, each shall serve for three (3) years.
B. They shall meet and organize by electing one of their members chairman and from their own membership may appoint such other officers as they deem necessary. The council shall meet regularly.
C. The Council shall function in conjunction with any similar or related programs of any agency of the Town, the Commonwealth, or any agency of the federal government. The Council shall have the power to adopt reasonable rules and regulations for the proper conduct of any activity within its jurisdiction.
D. Annually, the Council on Aging may submit a budget to the Town for approval by the Town Meeting. The Council may receive gifts of property, both real and personal, in the name of the Town, subject to the approval of the Board of Selectmen, such gifts to be managed and controlled by the Council on Aging for the purpose of this by-law. (Rev. 3-73)