Overview

This is a new commission created by City Council Resolution No. 2015-020328.

Duties Include:

  • Be an advocate for the needs of our senior population at the D.L. Hopkins, Jr. Senior Center.
  • Advise Parks and Recreation Advisory Board on present and future needs of the Senior Center and our senior population.
  • Work with seniors and staff to define goals and objectives of the D.L. Hopkins, Jr. Senior Center; establish programs and practices to engage, educate and stimulate seniors.
  • Work with Parks and Recreation Board to plan for future needs of seniors through Parks Master Planning process.
  • Work with seniors and staff to identify best practices for maintaining housing values – senior specific issues, programs.
  • Provide historical input of Duncanville sports legacy; work with other commissions to brand Duncanville as “City of Champions.”

Meetings

MEETS AT 7 PM :
Second Thursday of the month
MEETING PLACE :
D.L. HOPKINS, JR. SENIOR CENTER
NORTHSIDE ROOM
206 James Collins Blvd

Mission Statement

To provide Duncanville residents with a community that promotes vital aging and life satisfaction through meaningful active social engagement and civic participation.

Please also visit our D.L. Hopkins, Jr., Senior Center website

COUNCIL LIAISON

Ronald L. Dotson, MD

Councilman, District 4

(972) 780-0348
rdotson@ci.duncanville.tx.us

2016 Board and Commissions Banquet

STAFF LIAISON

Rashidah Madyun

Senior Activities Supervisor

(972) 780-5073
rmadyun@ci.duncanville.tx.us

CURRENT MEMBERS

Robert “Biff” Belew
Elaine Bell
Kenny Bradford
Dominique Dor
Kim Malone
 Alice Yoder