[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Collingdale 6-12-1962 by Ord. No. 347; amended in its entirety 12-2-1974 by Ord. No. 466 (Ch. 1, Part 2B, of the 1987 Code of Ordinances). Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 373.
The power to equip, operate and maintain recreation places and to appropriate and acquire by gift, devise, purchase, lease or otherwise private property for the purpose of making, enlarging and maintaining recreation places shall be exercised by, and there is hereby created, the Recreation Board of the Borough of Collingdale.
[Amended 10-5-1987 by Ord. No. 568; 10-3-1988 by Ord. No. 573]
The Recreation Board of the Borough of Collingdale shall consist of nine members.
The members of the Recreation Board shall be appointed by the Borough Council and shall serve at the pleasure of the Borough Council for terms of five years, or until their successors are appointed, except that the members of such Board first appointed shall be appointed for such terms that the term of one member shall expire annually thereafter.
[Amended 10-5-1987 by Ord. No. 568]
Members of the Board shall serve without pay.
Vacancies in the Board, occurring otherwise than by expiration of a term, shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as original appointments.
The Board is hereby authorized to provide, improve, maintain and regulate public parks, parkways and playgrounds, play fields, swimming pools, public baths, bathing places, indoor recreation centers and gymnasiums, hereinafter called "recreation places," within the Borough limits.
The members of the Board shall elect their own Chairman and Secretary and select all other necessary officers to serve for a period of one year. They shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of all business within its jurisdiction.