Township of Winslow, NJ
Camden County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Winslow 2-18-92 as Ord. No. 0-2-92. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 2-28-95 by Ord. No. 0-3-95]
There is hereby created the Winslow Township Park and Recreation Advisory Board. Said Board, beginning in 1995, shall consist of eleven (11) members, including the Chairperson, all of whom shall be residents of the Township of Winslow.
Members shall serve for three (3) year terms, provided that the first members shall be appointed on a staggered basis, as follows:
Three (3) shall be appointed for three (3) year terms, three (3) for two (2) year terms, three (3) for one (1) year terms. Members of the Board shall be appointed by the Mayor.
The first members filling the tenth and eleventh seats (the two (2) members appointed in 1995) shall be appointed on a staggered basis. One (1) member shall be appointed for a one (1) year term and one (1) member shall be appointed for a two (2) year term. Thereafter, those seats shall be appointed for three (3) year terms.
[Added 2-28-95 by Ord. No. 0-3-95]
In order to achieve maximum participation from all segments of the Winslow community, the appointees should represent different age groups, the various sports organizations, potential park and recreation facility users, concerned and interested citizens.
[Amended 4-23-13 by Ord. No. O-2013-011]
A vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointment. Whether a vacancy has occurred shall be determined in accordance with § 8-6 of Chapter 8 of the Winslow Township Code, entitled "Citizen Service and Leadership."
The Mayor shall designate one of the members of the Board as Chairperson to serve for a one (1) year period. The Board shall elect one of its members as secretary to serve for a one (1) year period. The Board shall keep a correct record of its proceedings and shall meet at such times as it may determine. These meetings shall be subject to the New Jersey "Open Public Meetings Act".
It is the declared policy that the Board shall be an advisory body of the municipality on matters of concern related to park and recreational facilities including the utilization and evaluation thereof and the programs therefor. Said Board shall study and make recommendations to the Director of Parks and Recreation and the Township Committee, concerning a wide variety of recreational issues, including, but not limited to the following:
Maintenance and replacement policy for parks;
Reservations for the use thereof;
Fees and costs;
Protection of the facilities;
Regulated activities;
Coordination of programs in order to reduce duplication and achieve maximum benefits from limited resources; and
Recommending specific facilities and programs for senior citizens, handicapped individuals, youthful participants.
Special meetings may be called by the Chairperson or any two members, with written notice at least five (5) days before the meeting.
A vote of at least four (4) members shall be required to pass any measure. Four (4) members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.