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Last updated: 02/13/2018
IMAGE - Comité consultatif des aînés
Elder council

Committee duty

 This committee is not a decision-making committee but rather a committee that provides Town council with recommendations and possible solutions for:

  • dealing with issues encountered by seniors aged 60 yrs. and up in their daily lives,
  • encouraging:
    • Their physical, psychological, emotional and social autonomy;
    • Their integration, their implication.
  • Helping support vulnerable seniors.
This committee is a direct action from the senior-friendly municipality approach and municipal family policy.

Recruitment of members

The 2016-2018 committee is complete. However, you can still:

For additional information you may call 450 424-8000, ext. 246.

The next recruitment period is set for the fall of 2018.


Waiting list

Any waiting list will be managed to me the desired committee profile. The Town will select a new member in the same age, sex and district category or one that is not represented on the current committee, taking into account the date the application was submitted.

Committee composition

  • 2 Town employees
  • 2 elected officials
  • 6 residents aged 60 yrs. and up as follows (whenever possible):
    • 3 women:
      • 1 aged between 60 and 70 yrs. old
      • 1 aged between 71 and 80 yrs. old
      • 1 aged 81 yrs. and up
    • 3 men:
      • 1 aged between 60 and 70 yrs. old
      • 1 aged between 71 and 80 yrs. old
      • 1 aged 81 yrs. and up
  • At least one (1) representative from each district if possible

If the Town has the choice, the Town will select members taking into account:
  • The date the application was submitted;
  • The age category (the more diversified the better);
  • The sexual identity (3 men, 3 women);
  • The electoral districts (the most representation to cover the most issues across the territory).

Functioning / meetings

  • Members of the committee meet on average 4 times a year;
  • Meetings are usually held at night depending on the availability of the majority;
  • Meetings are held in French.

Term of office

The term of office of each member/resident is 2 years, with the exception of the first 2016-2018 mandate which spreads over a period of 2.5 years.

Elected officials

  • Mr Michel Poitras, Councillor, district 4
  • Mr Robert Grimaudo, Mayor
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