Commission on Veterans Affairs

This Commission serves as an advisory board to the City Council and Mayor concerning the well-being of military veterans in the Hartford area. The Commission evaluates and recommends programs, policies & practices; acts as clearinghouse for information; collects information on needs of veterans; and makes recommendations on increasing awareness of veterans’ needs and contributions, strengthening and expanding services and resources for veterans 


Supporting Department: Police

Number of Members: 11 Regular; 2 Alternates

Membership Criteria

  • In-depth knowledge of veterans affairs, affiliation with provider of services to veterans, OR is a veteran of any US war.
  • At least 2 members must have served in military. 



Meeting Information & Materials

In 2017, the Hartford Court of Common Council voted unanimously to utilize a free platform known as for Boards & Commissions to easily post their meeting agendas and meeting minutes online.

Commission/Board Bylaws