Senior Center Committee

About the Committee

This committee will:

  • Evaluate the space needs for a new/expanded Senior Center**
  • Evaluate Town-owned properties for a new Center
  • Evaluate non-Town owned properties
  • Consider preliminary operational expenses and capital costs
  • Consult with other Massachusetts towns that have constructed a Senior Center within the past 2 years as to costs, process, public outreach
  • Prepare a written report as to the evaluation, with a recommendation(s)

**Evaluation must include: 

  • public meeting space, sufficient for meetings of up to 25 people
  • administrative office space
  • sufficient storage for programmatic materials, records, equipment, etc
  • identification of any new programs not currently offered
  • sufficient parking
  • proximity to shuttle/bike paths
  • proximity/availability of infrastructure (sewer, water, stormwater) (ie, is it nearby or would it have to be extended; or on well/septic)
  • whether or not housing could be made a component of the project
  • whether or not to include a “Community Center”
  • what additional resources might be needed to manage/operate with various additional programming 


  • Julie Fitzgerald, Chair, Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs
    Term Expires: TBD
  • Jack Fritsch, Nantucket Center for Elder Affairs
    Term Expires: TBD
  • Dawn Hill-Holdgate, Select Board
    Term Expires: TBD
  • Vanessa Larrabee, Council on Aging
    Term Expires: TBD
  • Nat Lowell, Finance Committee
    Term Expires: TBD
  • Peter Schaeffer, Capital Program Committee
    Term Expires: TBD
  • Randall Wight, Council on Aging
    Term Expires: TBD

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Contact Us

  1. Rachel K Day

    Director of Human Services


    81 Washington St.
    NantucketMA 02554

    Ph: (508) 228-7200 ext 7705

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