Township of Williams, PA
Northampton County
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[Ord. 97-3, 10/9/1997, § I]
The Recreation Board previously created and established for the Township of Williams pursuant to Ordinance No. 11, enacted February 11, 1966, shall continue to supervise, regulate, equip, and maintain Township-funded recreation programs and facilities in accordance with the authority conferred pursuant to this Part, by authority conferred from time to time by the Board of Supervisors and pursuant to 53 P.S. § 67204, as amended.
[Ord. 97-3, 10/9/1997, § II]
The Recreation Board shall consist of seven members as appointed by the Board of Supervisors and shall serve for terms of five years or until their successors are appointed, except that members first appointed shall be appointed so that the terms of not more than two members expire annually. Recreation Board members shall serve without pay but may be reimbursed by the Township for all expenses incurred in performing their duties and only with approval by resolution of the Board of Supervisors. All persons appointed shall serve their full terms unless voluntarily resigned or removed by the Board of Supervisors for dereliction or neglect of duty. Vacancies occurring other than by expiration of term shall be for the unexpired term and shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments.
[Ord. 97-3, 10/9/1997, § III]
The members of the Recreation Board shall elect a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, and Treasurer, and all shall serve for a period of one year. The Recreation Board may adopt rules and regulations in the form of a constitution and by-laws for the conduct of all business within its jurisdiction. The Recreation Board shall exercise powers and functions concerning parks and recreation facilities as may be delegated to it by the Board of Supervisors from time to time. The Recreation Board shall have the authority to equip, supervise, and maintain parks, recreation areas, and facilities and shall conduct recreation programs, and the Recreation Board shall exercise its powers and duties in establishing standards, qualifications. and salary schedules, all of which shall be approved by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Williams.
[Ord. 97-3, 10/9/1997, § IV]
The Recreation Board shall submit an annual written report to the Board of Supervisors. including an analysis of the adequacy and effectiveness of community recreation areas, facilities, and leadership.
[Ord. 97-3, 10/9/1997, § V]
No funds shall be expended by the Recreation Board without consent and approval by the Board of Supervisors.
[Ord. 97-3, 10/9/1997, § VI]
The Board of Supervisors by resolution may join with any one or more municipal corporations, counties or school districts to acquire, create, equip, maintain, and operate any park or recreation area to serve residents of the Township under the Act of July 12, 1972 (P.L. 762, No. 180), referred to as the Intergovernmental Cooperation Law.