Township of Potter, PA
Centre County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Potter 1-10-2011 by Ord. No. 2-2011. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 141.
[Amended 4-23-2012 by Ord. No. 1-2012; 6-4-2018 by Ord. No. 2-2018]
The Township shall create a Park and Recreation Board for the management of Township parks. The Board shall be composed of not less than five or more than nine members.
Members of the Board shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors in accordance with the following procedures:
Board members shall serve for terms of five years, or until their successors are appointed, except that the members first appointed shall be appointed so that the terms of not more than two members expire annually. All persons appointed shall serve their full terms unless they voluntarily resign or are removed by the Board of Supervisors. Vacancies occurring otherwise, than by expiration of term, shall be for the unexpired term and shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments.
[Amended 4-23-2012 by Ord. No. 1-2012]
Whenever possible, due consideration will be given to representation from various geographic sections within the Township, so that all members shall not be from the same general area.
Members of the Board shall receive no compensation for their services, but may be reimbursed by the Township for all expenses incurred in performing their duties.
The Board is to be advisory and shall coordinate its activities with the elected officials, Planning Commission, and other such local governmental bodies.
[Amended 6-4-2018 by Ord. No. 2-2018]
The Board shall elect a chairperson, vice chair, and secretary and select all other necessary officers to serve for a period of one year. The Board may recommend rules and regulations for the conduct of all business within its jurisdiction and exercise powers and functions concerning parks and recreation facilities as may be delegated to it by the Township.
[Amended 6-4-2018 by Ord. No. 2-2018]
The Board's power shall include:
Identify the open space, recreation, park and trail needs of the Township.
Plan and supervise recreation programs approved by the Township.
Recommend plans, programs, and policies regarding the provision of recreation and park services at the park lands.
Undertake recreation and park tasks as requested by the Township.
[Amended 6-4-2018 by Ord. No. 2-2018]
The Board shall keep minutes of its meetings, which it shall submit to the Township. The Board shall submit an annual budget to the Township, and an analysis of the adequacy and effectiveness of community recreation areas, facilities and leadership.[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 60-8, Annual budget, was repealed 6-4-2018 by Ord. No. 2-2018.