Advisory Commitee on Aging (ACOA)

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ACOA Meetings

ACOA meetings are held the third Wednesday of each month. ACOA meetings are currently being held virtually (remotely via teleconference) during the COVID-19 pandemic. ACOA meetings are open to the public and meeting call-in information is below.

Please email the ACOA city staff liaison if there are any questions or requests for accommodations. 

Next ACOA meeting: 

September 16, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

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Powers & Duties

  • Promoting the dignity and independence of Saint Paul's aging population.
  • Examining current City services and programs and submitting recommendations to the Mayor.
  • Advising the Mayor regarding City ordinances affecting older residents.
  • Identifying the needs and recognizing the contributions of seniors.
  • Working to improve inter-generational opportunities in the city.
  • Advocating on issues that impact seniors.

ACOA Meeting Minutes 

Additional Information

ACOA Bylaws 

Read ACOA's report, Reframing Aging: Opportunities for Aging in Community

Review the accomplishments of the Advisory Committee on Aging in the 2015 Annual Report,  January 2016 Reframing Aging report, and the Housing Forum Report from Advisory Committee's March 2015 Housing Forum.

Learn more about Saint Paul's 8-80 Vitality Initiative which promotes livable cities where people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities are safe, invigorated and welcomed by their community.

The executive summary of the Advisory Committee on Aging's Lifetime Communities Project Report was published in November 2013. The report was funded by the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging (MAAA) and submitted by the City of Saint Paul in assessment of the city's readiness to adopt a Lifetime Communities model of planning.

Committee Member Requirements

List of criteria:

  • 15 members – 9 of whom have to be 55 years or older
  • St. Paul residency – not required

Staff Contact

Email | 651-266-8966



Complete an application online or print one out and mail it in. You can apply for more than one committee per application. Mayor Carter encourages applicants to get recommendations from their city council member. 

Please send applications to: 
ATTN: Noel Nix
Office of the Mayor 
390 City Hall 15 Kellogg Blvd.West 
Saint Paul, MN 55102. Phone: 

For a complete list of boards, committees and commissions, please see the list to the right-hand side of this screen. For questions about the application process please contact Noel Nix via email at

Last Edited: September 2, 2020