Shape the Future for Sierra Madre Seniors and Help Update the Senior Master Plan

Published : Tuesday, October 8, 2013 | 2:04 PM

The Senior Community Commission is ready to update the Senior Master Plan, and needs everyone’s help. The Senior Master Plan, which was last updated in May of 2007, is a long-range planning document that provides a framework for addressing the needs and gaps in service for the City of Sierra Madre senior population. The Senior Community Commission is developing a subcommittee to guide the update process, and is looking for motivated, enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers to join.

The Senior Master Plan Update process is expected to take 18 to 24 months to complete. Participation on this Committee will require a commitment to attend regularly scheduled meetings for an approximately two-year period. There will also be occasions when committee members are expected to attend public workshops on Saturdays. Committee member responsibilities may include; determining the needs of community seniors, researching local demographics, obtaining community input, recommending programs and measures to fill unmet needs, and other items as needed.

One doesn’t need to be a senior in order to participate in this committee! Individuals interested in serving on the subcommittee should contact Recreation Supervisor Kyle Schnurr no later than Monday, October 28th by phone at (626) 355-7394 or email at The Senior Community Commission will review all applications received and make appointments to the SMPC.

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