Township of Hamilton, NJ
Atlantic County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Hamilton 10-20-1997 by Ord. No. 1288-97. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Community Education/Recreation Director — See Ch. 60, Art. VIII.
Community Education/Recreation Trust Fund — See Ch. 89, Art. II.

§ 15-1 Purpose.

The purpose of this chapter is to specifically repeal Ord. No. 849 of 1983, adopted on May 16, 1983, thereby disbanding the Board of Recreational Commissioners for the Township of Hamilton. It is also the purpose of this chapter to repeal Ord. No. 152, adopted on January 19, 1953, thereby eliminating the position of Recreation Director. It is the specific intent and purpose of this chapter to create a Community Education/Recreation Advisory Board.

§ 15-2 Establishment.

There is hereby established in the Township of Hamilton, County of Atlantic and State of New Jersey, a Community Education/Recreation Advisory Board. The purpose of the Community Education/Recreation Advisory Board is to advise the governing body with respect to issues concerning education and recreation throughout the Township of Hamilton and to assist the governing body and the Township Administrator in advising with respect to long-range planning in the areas of education and recreation.

§ 15-3 Membership and officers.

[Amended 2-21-2012 by Ord. No. 1714-2012]
A. 
The Community-Based Programs Advisory Board shall consist of the following 13 members:
(1) 
Committee by confirmation:
(a) 
President of the Mays Landing Merchants Association (or designee).
(b) 
President of the Rotary Club of Mays Landing (or designee).
(c) 
Representative of the Mays Landing Athletic Association.
(d) 
Representative of the Hamilton Township Police Athletic League.
(e) 
Representative of the Hamilton Township Soccer Club.
(f) 
Representative of the Hamilton Youth Athletic Association.
(g) 
Representative of the Hamilton Township Public Schools.
(h) 
Representative of the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District.
(i) 
Representative of the Hamilton Historical Society.
(2) 
Mayor's appointments:
(a) 
Hamilton Township employee.
(b) 
Three residents not already associated with any of the organizations already included in this list.
B. 
The mayoral appointments shall expire December 31 of each year. The terms of all other members shall terminate from time to time as the offices in their representative organizations shall require.
C. 
The Community-Based Programs Advisory Board shall reorganize at its first meeting of each calendar year. During the reorganization, the members of the Community-Based Programs Advisory Board shall choose from among themselves a Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson. During the annual reorganization, the Community-Based Programs Advisory Board shall also establish its meeting dates for the year, which shall be, to the extent necessary, once per month and which may be altered at the discretion of the Board.
D. 
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, any person who is a member of the Community Education/Recreation Advisory Board at the time of its abolition and who is also associated with one of the youth athletic associations set forth in § 15-3A, but is not designated as that association's representative on the Community-Based Programs Advisory Board, shall nevertheless serve as an ex officio member of the Community-Based Programs Advisory Board until December 31, 2011.

§ 15-4 Repeal of inconsistent ordinances.

All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with this chapter, including, without limitation, Ord. No. 849-83 and Ord. No. 152 of January 19, 1953, shall be and are hereby repealed.

§ 15-5 Quorum.

[Added 2-21-2012 by Ord. No. 1714-2012]
Attendance by at least five voting members of the Community-Based Programs Advisory Board shall constitute a quorum for its meetings.