Apply now: Ethel MacLeod Hart Trust Fund Advisory Committee looks to fill open seat 

City of Sacramento staff are looking for applicants to fill a vacated position on the seven-member Ethel MacLeod Hart Trust Fund Advisory Committee. 

The committee’s main task is to evaluate projects and programs proposed for funding from the Ethel Hart Mutual Endowment Fund. 

Members are appointed by the Mayor and typically meet quarterly. They can serve two three-year terms on the commission.  

Applicants must be at least 60 years of age, represent the population at large and be reflective of the socio-economic makeup of the older adult population.

Currently, two members must be representatives of specific organizations: American Association of Retired Persons and Sacramento County Adult and Aging Commission. 

People can apply for the vacant “Seat F” position by filling out an online application by Sept. 30. Please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (916) 808-7200 or by emailing for assistance. 

There are about 30 City of Sacramento boards and commissions that cover topics including police, transportation, parks and utilities. Click here to learn more about them and what seats may be available. 

About Ethel MacLeod Hart: 

When Ethel MacLeod Hart passed away in 1992 at the age of 104, she provided a monetary bequest of almost $1.5 million to the City. On recommendation of the committee, a permanent endowment of $1 million was established. The City was directed to use the funds for “use, enjoyment and comfort of senior citizens.”  

In 1996, the City Council authorized the City Treasurer to invest the trust fund (Resolution No. 96-202). 

This funding is reflected in the many services it has provided to local senior citizens, including the dedication and ongoing maintenance of the Hart Senior Center (915 27th St.). 

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