Information for Meeting of Council on Aging
Friday February 23, 2024 9:30 AM EST

Town:Norfolk, MA 
Board:Council on Aging
Time:Friday February 23, 2024 9:30 AM EST
Location:Senior Center
28 Medway Branch Rd.
Card/Computer Room
COA Meeting
February 23, 2024

Call to order
Board Secretary for the meeting – Linda Hennessey
Approve the minutes of the last meeting – January 26, 2024
Guest Introduction –Venus Senjam- interested in membership on COA Board (associate);
Representative from Friends of NCOA;
Executive Director’s Report – Karen Edwards
-Property Tax Work-Off Program – informational presentation 2.27.24 to Select Board
-Betsy Bus and Bus Driver – update
-Partnering/Funding opportunity with HESSCO – update
-Newsletter highlights for March
-Credit Card payments through My Senior Center – Investigating; Foxboro
-Volunteer Appreciation Day Luncheon – April 26th
Repair Café – next steps
HESSCO Report - Mary Nuhubian is our new HESSCO representative
Finance Report (quarterly)
-FY 25 Budget development in progress ---Status of Formula and Grant funding
Nominating and governance report
-Sandra Butler and Larry Cohen have sent their requests for application to the COA Board
to the Select Board. The Select Board meets on their requests on Tuesday, February 27 th .
-COA By-Law Review – revisions and discussion
Program reports
-Veteran’s Updates – Jim S.
-Kitchen – Linda Hennessey
-Antique Show - Dawn Cohen (defer); activity focus versus large group draw to Senior
Unfinished Business
-Larry Cohen is willing to assume the Secretarial role on the COA Board.
 Date for Coffee and Conversation with COA Board – Tuesday, April 23rd at 10:00 am
-Strategic Plan – draft in process
New Business
-Scholarship Process
-Board photo before meeting today
-Donations for gift for Jerry Calhoun
Board Development
-Follow up on discussion and ideas
-Meeting with other Boards to obtain ideas
-Visiting other senior centers
Next Meetings: Friday, April 5, 2024 at 9:30 am (postponement of March 22 nd meeting)
Month Date Currently Date Proposed
February, 2024 Friday, Feb. 23rd No change
March, 2024 Friday, March 22 nd Friday, April 5th
April, 2024 Friday, April 26 th Friday, May 3rd
May, 2024 Friday, May 24 th Friday, May 31 st
June, 2024 Friday, June 28 th No change
Scheduled By:Karen Edwards
Posted At:Feb 17, 2024 1:22 PM EST
Last Modified:Feb 17, 2024 1:23 PM EST
Minutes:Minutes are on record with the Town Clerk's office
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