The Human Services Advisory Commission meets as warranted.
The commission is comprised of 7 members appointed by the mayor, subject to the approval of the Town Council. Two members of the commission shall be members of the Town Council, not from the same political party. The original appointment was for 1 year expiring July 1, 1997. The term of office was extended to June 1, 1998 by Resolution #3052, at a regular meeting of the Town Council held June 2, 1997. At their regular meeting of July 6, 1998, by Resolution #3536, the Enfield Town Council authorized the Human Services Advisory Commission to remain intact, and to meet as warranted in order to advise the Town Council and staff on human service needs and authorized the commission to continue to function in this manner until determined otherwise by the Town Council.
The Human Services Advisory Commission was established by Resolution #2520 adopted by the Town Council on April 15, 1996. The purpose of this ad hoc committee is to review and monitor non-profit human service agencies and programs which are supported financially by the town, or provided directly by the town and advise the council of strategies for improved service.