Framingham Mayor Spicer Withdraws Candidate For Council On Aging

FRAMINGHAM – Mayor Yvonne Spicer  earlier this month nominated Cory Grimes for a 2-year term to the Framingham Council on Aging.  Now, she has withdrawn that nomination.

The Council con Aging an be anywhere from 7 to 11 members, and with the October nomination of Grimes from District 2, the Council would have been at 12 members.

Mayor Spicer has now nominated Grimes to a seat on the Cultural Council. The City Council is expected to approve his appointment on October 30.

The 11-member Council on Aging has no members from Districts 6, 7, 8, or 9 nominated by the Mayor this year.

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 has 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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