Information for Meeting of Council on Aging
Friday October 27, 2023 9:30 AM EDT

Town:Norfolk, MA 
Board:Council on Aging
Time:Friday October 27, 2023 9:30 AM EDT
Location:Senior Center
28 Medway Branch Rd.
Card Room
Call to order
Approve the minutes of the last meeting – September 22, 2023
Guest Presentations
Executive Director’s Report – Karen Edwards
 Goals for FY23-24 – tracking of goal progress
o Attracting 60-72 age group
o Increasing senior participation in Senior Center activities/programming YOY
o Increasing visibility within the town
 Outcome – Grand Re-opening Event on 9/23/23
 MCOA Conference Update
 Betsy Bus and Bus Driver – posting search
 Volunteer Program – updates and needs
 Newsletter highlights for November
Hessco Report – Jerry Calhoun
Finance Report (quarterly)
 FY24 Budget updates - July through September 2023 First Quarter
 Status of Formula and Grant funding
Nominating and governance report

 Open seat(s) on COA Board; Adjunct members;
 former applicant has withdrawn her application to the Select Board.

Program reports

 Veteran’s Event for November - Jim
 Kitchen – Linda
 Antique Show

Fundraising report
 Updates on fundraising ideas and need to set up meeting with Friends of NCOA after discussion
Unfinished Business
 Ideas from COA Board Training in June – subcommittee to be formed; Advertising and other
 Secretary for COA Board

 Status of Draft of Strategic Plan for FY23-28
New Business
Board Development
 Feedback on last meetings exercise
 Other opportunities for relationship building – pot luck lunch together at Senior Center?
Scheduled By:Karen Edwards
Posted At:Oct 15, 2023 3:06 PM EDT
Last Modified:Oct 15, 2023 3:06 PM EDT
Minutes:Minutes are on record with the Town Clerk's office
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