[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of East Cocalico 1-2-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-01. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 7-5-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-05]
East Cocalico Township hereby establishes a Recreation Board in accordance with 53 P.S. § 67204(a). The Recreation Board shall consist of seven residents of East Cocalico Township.
The members of the Recreation Board shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors of East Cocalico Township and shall serve a term of five years or until their successors are appointed. However, members first appointed shall be appointed so that the term of not more than two members expire annually. Two of the members shall be appointed for a five-year term. Two members shall be appointed for a four-year term. One member shall be appointed for a three-year term.
The members of the Recreation Board shall elect a Chairman and Secretary and select all other officers to serve for a period of one year.
The Recreation Board shall be governed by Robert's Rules of Order.
The Recreation Board shall submit an annual report to the Board of Supervisors including an analysis of the adequacies and effectiveness of community recreation areas, facilities, and leadership.
The Recreation Board may not authorize the expenditure of any funds of the Township. However, the Recreation Board may recommend development of potential recreational facilities and monitor ongoing recreation in the Township for the purposes of enhancing the quality of such recreation for all residents.
The Recreation Board may make recommendations for enhancing the use of existing property owned by the Township, including the Township swimming pool, to the Board of Supervisors of East Cocalico Township.
The Recreation Board shall serve as a liaison to other boards, authorities, and commissions with mutual interests serving the school district or the county as directed and approved by the Board of Supervisors of East Cocalico Township. The Recreation Board shall have such other rights and duties as directed by the Board of Supervisors of East Cocalico Township.
Members of the Recreation Board shall serve without pay but may be reimbursed by the Township for all expenses incurred in performing their duties, such as postage, copying, and telephone calls, etc.