Borough of Netcong, NJ
Morris County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Netcong 4-12-1988. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks — See Ch. 217.
[Amended 7-12-2001 by Ord. No. 2001-15]
Board of Recreation Commissioners. A Board of Recreation Commissioners for the Borough of Netcong is hereby established, the members of which shall be appointed by the Mayor. Said Board shall consist of seven members. The Commissioners first appointed shall serve the following terms: one member for a term of one year; one member for a term of two years; two members for terms of three years; two members for terms of four years; and one member for a term of five years. Thereafter, all appointments shall be for terms of five years, and vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term only. Members shall serve until their respective successors are appointed and shall qualify. Members shall receive no compensation for their services.
Alternate members. There shall be two alternate members of the Board of Recreation Commissioners appointed by the Mayor, who shall be designated at the time of their appointments "Alternate No. 1" and "Alternate No. 2." The terms of the alternate members shall be for five years, except that of those first appointed, Alternate No. 1 shall hold office for five years and Alternate No. 2 shall hold office for four years. The alternate members may participate in discussions of the Commissioners, but may not vote except in the absence or disqualification of a regular member. In the event that a choice must be made as to which alternate member is to vote, Alternate No. 1 shall vote.
One member of the Board of Recreation Commissioners shall be a member of the Borough Council and shall serve as Council liaison to the Commission.
Annual organization. Annually after the appointment of a full membership of the Board, the Board shall organize and elect a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer. In the event that a full membership is not appointed upon expiration of any term of a member, the existing officers shall continue to hold such office until a full membership is appointed and the Board reorganizes.
Quorum. A majority of the full membership of the Board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. No action may be taken except by a majority vote of the members present constituting the quorum.
The Board of Recreation Commissioners shall meet one day a month, said regular meeting date to be determined at the annual organization meeting.
The governing body shall annually fix, determine and appropriate a sum sufficient for the support of recreation programs under the jurisdiction of the Board of Recreation Commissioners and for the expenses of the Board, which shall be raised by taxation in the same manner as other taxes.
The powers and duties of the Board of Recreation Commissioners shall be as established by N.J.S.A. 40:12-1 et seq. The functions and activities of the Board of Recreation Commissioners shall be under the general supervision of the Mayor and Borough Council. The Board shall provide the Mayor and Borough Council with a monthly report of all charges and fees collected by the Board and all expenses incurred and expenditures made, as well as a summary of all activities of the Board and services rendered by it.
The use of all recreational facilities shall be under the control of the Borough Council of the Borough of Netcong.
All persons using any of the recreational facilities of said Borough of Netcong shall be required, on demand of any peace officer or recreation personnel then in charge of said facility, to furnish proof of identity.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty of not more than $100 or to imprisonment for not exceeding 10 days, or to both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the Judge of the Municipal Court, and, further, any such person so violating any of the provisions of this chapter may be summarily evicted from any recreational facility in the Borough of Netcong in the County of Morris.