Township of East Caln, PA
Chester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of East Caln 8-21-2002 by Ord. No. 2002-03. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 130.

§ 42-1 Establishment and operation.

The East Caln Township Recreation Board shall be established as follows:
A. 
The Recreation Board shall consist of seven residents of the Township appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
[Amended 2-16-2005 by Ord. No. 2005-04; 12-18-2013 by Ord. No. 2013-02]
B. 
The members of the Recreation Board shall serve, without compensation, terms of five years or until their successors are appointed, except that the members first appointed shall be appointed so that the terms of not more than two members expire annually.
C. 
All persons appointed shall serve their full term unless voluntarily resigned or removed by the Board of Supervisors for dereliction or neglect of duty.
D. 
The members of the Recreation Board shall elect a chairman and secretary and select all other necessary officers to serve for a period of one year.
E. 
The Recreation Board may adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of all business within its jurisdiction and exercise powers and functions concerning parks and recreation facilities as set forth hereinbelow.
F. 
The Recreation Board shall meet at least once every three months. The date, time and location of the meeting shall be established by the Recreation Board.

§ 42-2 Powers and duties.

The powers and duties of the East Caln Recreation Board shall be:
A. 
Recommend to the Board of Supervisors, for adoption, any rules and regulations necessary for the operation of all parks and open space facilities owned by the Township.
B. 
Submit to the Township Manager, by October 15 of the preceding year, a proposed financial budget for the annual operation and maintenance of Township owned park and open space facilities and land.
C. 
Organize special events related to parks and recreation for the residents of the Township as requested by the Board of Supervisors.
D. 
Submit an annual report to the Board of Supervisors, including an analysis of the adequacy and effectiveness of Township recreation areas, facilities and leadership. Also included in the annual report should be:
(1) 
Recommendations for improvements, additions, deletions or upgrades for active recreation facilities.
(2) 
A review of the Township owned open space tracts and recommendation to the Board of Supervisors possible uses, improvements and required maintenance.
(3) 
A five-year capital budget for major improvements or purchases related to open space tracts and/or active parks.
E. 
Undertake any other projects related parks and recreation requested by the Board of Supervisors.
F. 
Cooperate with neighboring and regional recreation organizations when beneficial to the residents of East Caln Township.