The Veterans Commission shall advise the Mayor and Town Departments regarding the service needs of veterans, public educational programs, and events regarding the history and commemoration of veterans, as well as the preservation of veteran monuments and memorials. The commission also will focus on creating education resources and awareness recognizing the efforts of Hamden veterans throughout the year.
The commission shall consist of eleven members, no more than five members shall be of the same political party. Eight members must be veterans of the armed forces. This 3-year appointment is recommended by the Mayor, and must be approved by the Legislative Council