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City of Maryville, MO
Nodaway County
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[R.O. 2008 §110.050; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
Under authority of Sections 90.500 to and including 90.570, RSMo., there is hereby created a Park and Recreation Board for the City.
[R.O. 2008 §110.060; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990; Ord. No. 7206 §1, 4-26-2010]
The Park and Recreation Board of the City shall be composed of nine (9) members, hereinafter referred to as "Directors," who shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the City Council. The Directors shall be chosen from the citizens at large, shall have been a resident of the City for no less than one (1) year immediately prior to taking office as a Director, and shall not be a member or employee of the Municipal Government.
[R.O. 2008 §110.070; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
The Directors shall hold office, one-third (⅓) for one (1) year, one-third (⅓) for two (2) years, and one-third (⅓) for three (3) years, from the first (1st) of June following their appointment, and at the first (1st) regular meeting of Directors shall cast lots for their respective terms; and annually thereafter the Mayor shall, before the first (1st) of June of each year, appoint as before three (3) Directors, who shall hold office for three (3) years or until their successors are appointed and qualified.
[R.O. 2008 §110.080; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
The Mayor may, by and with the consent of the City Council, remove any Director for misconduct or neglect of duty. The unexpired term for any Director who shall be removed, resign or for any other reason cease to be a member of the Park and Recreation Board shall be filled by appointment by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council.
[R.O. 2008 §110.090; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
No Director shall receive compensation for his/her services as a Director on the Park and Recreation Board.
[R.O. 2008 §110.100; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
A. 
The Park and Recreation Board shall, immediately after the appointment of Directors, except the appointment of a Director to fill the unexpired term of a prior Director, meet and organize by the election, from membership of the Park and Recreation Board, of the following officers: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.
B. 
The Board shall make and adopt such by-laws, rules and regulations for its own guidance and procedures as may be expedient, not inconsistent with this Article and with Sections 90.500 to and including 90.570, RSMo.
[R.O. 2008 §110.110; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
The Park and Recreation Board shall have exclusive control of the expenditure of all money collected to the credit of the Park Fund and of the supervision, improvement, care and custody of the Parks and Recreation facilities of the City. All monies received shall be deposited to the credit of the Park Fund and shall be kept separate and apart from the other monies of the City and drawn upon by the properly authenticated vouchers of the Park and Recreation Board. The Board shall have the power to purchase or otherwise secure grounds to be used for such parks and shall have power to appoint a suitable person, to be known as the Director of Parks and Recreation, to take care of said parks and necessary assistants for said person and fix their compensation and shall have the power to remove such appointees. The Park and Recreation Board shall have all powers necessary to carry out the spirit and intent of Sections 90.500 to and including 90.570, RSMo.
[R.O. 2008 §110.120; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
The Park and Recreation Board shall make, on or before the second (2nd) Monday in June, an annual report to the City Council stating the condition of their trusts on the first (1st) day of May preceding, the various sums of money received by the Park Fund and other sources, and how much monies have been expended and for what purposes, and with such other statistics, information and suggestions as they may deem of general interest. All such portions of such report as relate to the receipt and expenditure of money shall be verified by affidavit.
[R.O. 2008 §110.130; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
The Park and Recreation Board shall be held and considered to be special trustees of any gift to the City of Maryville of money, personal property or real property for the benefit of parks and/or recreational facilities of the City, and shall hold and control such property according to the terms of the deed, gift, devise or bequest of such property.
[R.O. 2008 §110.140; Ord. No. 4882 §1, 5-14-1990]
In addition to the powers and duties herein granted, the Park and Recreation Board shall be designated and have authority to carry out the provisions of Sections 67.750 to and including 67.780, RSMo., pertaining to recreational systems of political subdivisions and, subject to the approval of the City Council, shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations for the conduct, administration and management of the public recreational program of the City.