City of Schenectady, NY
Schenectady County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Schenectady 2-9-1970 by Ord. No. 15274.[1] Sections 95-1, 95-2, 95-5 and 95-6 amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 186.
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Editor's Note: The provisions of this chapter are derived from Ch. 19, Art. II, of the former Revised Ordinances, adopted 2-9-1970 by Ord. No. 15274.

§ 95-1 Creation; membership

[Amended 9-26-1977 by Ord. No. 77-70[1]]
There is hereby created a Recreation Advisory Commission to consist of 12 members and not more than four ex officio members, one of whom is to be the Superintendent of Schools or a representative. The Mayor may, from time to time, designate other ex officio members.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 95-2 Terms of office.

[Amended 9-26-1977 by Ord. No. 77-70[1]]
The members of the Recreation Advisory Commission are to be appointed by the Mayor for terms of three years commencing January 1, except that in appointing members for 1977 the Mayor shall designate four members to serve for one year, four members to serve for two years and four members to serve for three years. In the event of a vacancy, the Mayor shall appoint a successor to serve for the balance of the unexpired term.
[1]:
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 95-3 City personnel ineligible to serve.

[Amended 9-26-1977 by Ord. No. 77-70]
No city officer or employee may serve as a member of the Recreation Advisory Commission except ex officio. Members serve without pay.

§ 95-4 Secretary; Chairman.

The members of the Recreation Advisory Commission may formulate their own rules and regulations concerning the manner and time of the selection of a Chairman and Secretary for said Commission.

§ 95-5 Functions of Commission. [1]

The duties and functions of the Recreation Advisory Commission shall be to study the recreational needs and requirements of the city and to report its recommendations thereon to the Mayor, from time to time.
[1]:
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).

§ 95-6 Assistance to Civil Service Commission. [1]

The Civil Service Commission may call upon the Recreation Advisory Commission for its aid and advice whenever said Civil Service Commission may require the same in connection with the examination, rating or certification of personnel engaged in recreational activities in the city. Such Recreation Commission shall also, upon request of the Mayor, render such aid and advice to him as may be of assistance and helpful to him in the conduct of the recreational activities of the city. Such Recreation Commission shall report its recommendations to the Mayor, from time to time, and render such other and further services as will best promote the recreational program and activities in the city.
[1]:
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).