Kent County, DE
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Levy Court of Kent County 1-10-1989 by Ord. No. 88-18. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation generally — See Ch. 168.

§ 60-1 Appointment; membership.

The county government shall appoint a Parks and Recreation Commission consisting of seven members.

§ 60-2 Term of office.

[Amended 1-2-2001 by Ord. No. 01-01]
The members shall be appointed for an undefined term concurrent with that of the appointing Commissioner, to be served at the pleasure of a majority of the Levy Court. Each Levy Court Commissioner shall be entitled to submit the name of a qualified appointee residing in his district for consideration and confirmation by the Levy Court.

§ 60-3 Successors in office.

[Amended 8-27-1991 by Ord. No. 91-17]
The term of an appointee shall continue until a successor is named by the Levy Court Commissioner in whose district the appointee resides and is confirmed by the Levy Court.

§ 60-4 Residency requirement.

During the term of the appointment, a member must maintain primary residency within the Levy Court district from which appointed.

§ 60-5 Qualifications of appointees.

At the time of appointment to the Commission and for the duration of the term, members shall not be candidates for, candidates-elect for or incumbents of an elective county, state or federal public office.

§ 60-6 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 60-6, Removal of members, was repealed 1-2-2001 by Ord. No. 01-01.

§ 60-7 Filling of vacancies.

Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as in the case of regular appointments.

§ 60-8 Compensation.

[Amended 5-8-1990 by Ord. No. 90-07; 5-10-2005 by Ord. No. 05-06]
The county government shall provide compensation in the amount of $80 per meeting not to exceed 12 payments per year (or a total of $960 annually). Checks will be issued on the last pay day of each quarter of the year. No out-of-pocket expenses or mileage will be reimbursed. Committee members must be present at meetings to receive compensation.

§ 60-9 Majority required for hearings, carrying motions.

A simple majority of the constituted Commission shall be required in order to conduct any public hearing or carry any motion.

§ 60-10 Authority.

This chapter is adopted pursuant to the powers conferred upon the Levy Court of Kent County, Delaware in 9 Del. C. § 4152.