[Adopted by Ord. No. 38-93; amended in its entirety 11-19-2001 by Ord. No. 17-2001]
[Amended 8-20-2012 by Ord. No. 11-2012]
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee shall consist of seven members who shall be appointed by the Mayor for terms of five years each, commencing on January 1 and ending on December 31. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired terms only. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed and shall receive no compensation for their services.
Members of the Committee shall duly elect a Chair, Vice Chair and Secretary for the term of one calendar year. The names of the persons so elected shall be submitted to the Town Clerk so that proper notation can be made on the official Town record. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term.
Members of the Committee shall meet monthly. A quorum shall consist of a majority of the full membership of the Committee. Minutes shall be kept and submitted on a monthly basis to the Aldermen liaison to the Committee.
Reports shall be submitted to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen on a periodic basis by the Aldermen liaison to the Committee.
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee shall perform the following duties:
Monitor Town parks, playgrounds and recreation areas and make recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen regarding the use, maintenance and improvements to those parks, playground and recreation areas.
Recommend recreational programs and activities to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
Recommend to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen the hiring of a Recreation Supervisor and other recreation employees.
Recommend to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen the possible acquisition of additional parks, playgrounds, recreation areas and recreation equipment.
Render general advice to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen regarding recreational programs and facilities in the Town.
Perform such other duties as may be requested by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.