UPDATED: Mayor Spicer Nominates Grimes to Framingham Council On Aging

Originally posted on October 13. Updated on October 14.

FRAMINGHAM – Mayor Yvonne Spicer has nominated Cory Grimes to the Framingham Council on Aging.

The Council can be anywhere from 7 to 11 members, and with the nomination of Cory Grimes from District 2, the Council is now at 12 members.

The 11-member City Council has 30 days to approve or reject the nomination of Grimes. Her appointment is for 2 years.

There were no individuals from District 6, 7, 8, or 9 nominated by the Mayor this year.

Spicer’s first 10 nominations to the Council were approved unanimously by the Council, over the summer

Nominated by the mayor then were four individuals from District 1, two individuals from District 2, two individuals from District 3 and one individual each from District 4 and District 5. The nomination including eight members who served on the Council on Aging the previous year and the Spicer’s communications director from her mayoral campaign Audrey Hall.


Approved by the City Council unanimously this summer were:

  • Current Chair Clyde Dottin – District 1 – 2-year term
  • Current member Lawrence Griffin – District 3 – 2-year term
  • Current member Sally Kaitz – District 2 – 2 year term
  • Current member Glenda Thomas – District 1 – 2 year term
  • Current member James Divver – District 4 – 2 year term
  • Audrey Hall – District 2 – 1 year term
  • Current member Betty Muto District 5 – 1 year
  • Jennifer Rich – District 1 – 1-year term
  • Current member Ruthann Tomassini – District 3 – 1-year term
  • Current member Frederic Wallace – District 1 – 1 year term
  • Friends of the Callahan Center President Mark Goldman – was added by the Mayor and approved by the Council over the summer.

The Council is a volunteer board with no compensation.

The Mayor’s office never mentioned how many applicants were received for the Council on Aging when she submitted names to the City Council in July.  SOURCE could not find an advertisement for the Council on the City’s website, like the advertisements posted for for License Commission, Traffic Commission, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals, etc.

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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