The City of Armstrong’s newly appointed age-friendly committee was unveiled at council Monday. Members include (from left) Patti Ferguson

The City of Armstrong’s newly appointed age-friendly committee was unveiled at council Monday. Members include (from left) Patti Ferguson

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Armstrong’s age-friendly advisory committee is in place.

Armstrong’s age-friendly advisory committee is in place.

City council considered the names of the individuals seeking appointments to two-year terms, starting Jan. 1 and re-appointment.

“The age-friendly committee is advisory in nature and provides for public relations and promotion of age-friendly initiatives, and leads the implementation of the committee’s action plan,” said Coun. Shirley Fowler, chairperson of the city’s community service committee.

Re-appointed to the committee are chairperson Peter Rotzetter, Ken Brandel and Dawn Jamieson.

New members, whose appointments were officially sanctioned Monday, include Wayne Snider, Kate Westlin, Penny Christensen, Patti Ferguson, Patrick Simpson and Al Johnson. Councillor Ron (Sully) O’Sullivan will continue on as the city’s liaison with the age-friendly committee. The committee’s terms will end on Dec. 31, 2016.