City of Greenwood, MO
Jackson County
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[Ord. No. 2015-2900, 12-8-2015[1]]
A. 
There shall be a Park and Recreation Board which shall serve as an advisory board to the Board of Aldermen. The Park and Recreation Board shall consist of seven (7) members who shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the consent of the Board of Aldermen. At least four (4) of the members appointed to the Park and Recreation Board must be residents of the City of Greenwood, Missouri. No member of the municipal government shall be a member of said Board.
B. 
The members shall serve for a term of two (2) years each, or until their successors are appointed and qualified; provided that the first incumbents shall be appointed and hold office for staggered terms of two (2) [four (4) of the seven (7) positions], and one (1) [three (3) of the seven (7) positions] years, respectively. The members shall annually elect from its membership a President and such other officers it deems necessary, and may adopt bylaws for its guidance and proceedings. Members shall serve without compensation.
C. 
The Mayor may, by and with the consent of the Board, remove any member of the Park and Recreation Board for good cause.
D. 
Vacancies occasioned by removal, resignation or otherwise shall be filled in like manner as original appointments, except that the term of office is restricted to the unexpired term of office.
E. 
The Park and Recreation Board shall:
1. 
Survey and make plans for the development and maintenance of facilities and activities for an adequate municipal park system.
2. 
Recommend a budget based upon monies received pursuant to the City's sales tax for park purposes and submit it to the Board of Aldermen on an annual basis.
3. 
Make recommendations to the Board of Aldermen on the improvement, care, maintenance, and operation of the City's parks.
4. 
Develop a long-term plan for the City's parks and submit it to the Board of Aldermen for its approval.
5. 
Develop, organize, and administer recreational activities, events, sports, and games.
6. 
The president of the Park and Recreation Board shall present to the Board of Aldermen an annual report. Such report shall be presented at the first Board meeting in May of each year and shall consist of such statistics, information and suggestions as the president may deem to be of general interest.
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Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 135, Boards and Committees, adopted and/or amended 9-4-1973 by Ord. No. 1.210, as further amended.
[Ord. No. 2018-2949, 8-28-2018]
A. 
There shall be the Rock Island Trail Committee which shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Aldermen. The Rock Island Trail Committee shall consist of five (5) members who are residents of the City and who shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to the consent of the Board of Aldermen. The Board of Aldermen shall select one (1) Alderman as a liaison.
B. 
The members shall serve for a term of two (2) years each, or until their successors are appointed and qualified; provided, that the first incumbents shall be appointed and hold office for staggered terms of two (2) [three (3) of the five (5) positions], and one (1) [two (2) of the five (5) positions] years, respectively. The members shall annually elect from its membership a Chairperson and such other officers it deems necessary. Members shall serve without compensation. Unless as otherwise specifically authorized by the Board of Aldermen, the Rock Island Trail Committee shall not have spending authority.
C. 
The Mayor may, by and with the consent of the Board, remove any member for good cause after providing notice and an opportunity to be heard. Vacancies occasioned by removal, resignation or otherwise shall be filled in like manner as original appointments, except that the term of office is restricted to the unexpired term of office.
D. 
The Rock Island Trail Committee shall work with Jackson County's Rock Island Rail Corridor Authority on issues related to extending the Rock Island Trail through the City, and such other issues that may arise related to the Rock Island Trail as it affects the City.