[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Wolcott 4-15-1968. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks — See Ch. 109.
Under the provisions of Article 13, §§ 240 through 246, of the General Municipal Law of New York State, there is hereby established a Recreation Commission. This Commission shall consist of five or seven persons serving without pay, who shall be appointed by the Board. The term of office shall be for five years or until their successors are appointed and qualified, except that the members of such Commission first appointed shall be appointed for such terms that the term of one member shall expire annually thereafter. Vacancies in such Commission occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be filled by the Mayor for the unexpired term.
Immediately after their appointment, they shall meet and organize by electing one of their members President and such other officers as may be necessary. The Commission shall have the power to adopt bylaws, rules and regulations for the proper conduct of public recreation for the Village.
The Recreation Commission shall provide, conduct and supervise public playgrounds, athletic fields, recreation centers and other recreation facilities and activities on any of the properties owned or controlled by the Village or on other properties with the consent of the owners and authorities thereof. It shall have the power to conduct any form of recreation or cultural activity that will employ the leisure time of the people in a constructive and wholesome manner.
The Recreation Commission shall have the power to appoint or designate someone to act as Superintendent, who is trained and properly qualified for the work, and such other personnel as the Commission deems proper.
Annually, the Recreation Commission shall submit a budget to the Village governing body for its approval. The Commission may also solicit or receive any gifts or bequests of money or other personal property or any donation to be applied, principal or income, for either temporary or permanent use for playgrounds or other recreational purposes.
The Recreation Commission shall make full and complete monthly and annual reports to the governing body of the Village and other reports from time to time as requested.