[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Clairton 11-13-1990 by Ord. No. 1474. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Boards, commissions and authorities — See Art. XX.
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 255.
There is hereby created a Recreation and Parks Advisory Board in and for the City of Clairton. The Board shall consist of nine members and, in addition, the City Manager shall serve or shall appoint an administrator involved in recreation and parks as an ex officio member of the Board.
Four members of the Board shall be appointed by the City Council, one from among the residents of each of the four wards of the City. One member shall be chosen by the Council from among the members of the City Council. One member shall be chosen by the Board of School Directors from among the members of the Board of School Directors. Three members who are public or private high school students residing or attending school in the City shall be appointed by the remaining six members. The terms of all members shall be four years, but the term of any student, member of the City Council or member of the Board of School Directors shall terminate should he or she cease to be a member of the bodies that he or she represents for any reason.
The members of the Board shall serve without pay, and any vacancy which shall occur on the Board shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.
The Board shall:
Advise the City Council in all matters relating to recreation and parks and all other activities appropriately identified by the Council.
Prepare with the administrative appointee of the Manager and submit to the Council the proposed budget for recreations and parks.
Report quarterly to the Council as a whole at a public meeting, regarding the budget and activities of recreation and parks.
Advise the administrative appointee of the Manager for recreation and parks with regard to the recreation programs and the allotment of funds for such programs.
Make policy recommendations directly to the City Council concerning capital expenditures, staff and programming related to the recreational requirements of the community.