Ordinances

ARTICLE 133
Recreation Commission

133.01 Appointment and Term.
133.02 Duties and Responsibilities of the Commission.
133.03 Organization.

CROSS REFERENCES

Recreation Board - See 3rd Class §3704 et seq. (53 P.S. § 38704 et seq.) Department of Parks and Public Property - See ADM. Art.107.04

133.01 APPOINTMENT AND TERM.

The Recreation Board shall consist of seven persons.  The members of the board shall be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of Council and shall serve for terms no longer than five years and the terms of the members shall be staggered in such a manner that at least one expires annually.  Members of the Recreation Board shall serve without pay.  Vacancies in the Board, occurring otherwise than by expiration of term, shall be for the unexpired term and shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments.

 (Ord. 2568 §1. Passed 7/5/77; Ord. 3250 § 1. Passed 2/21/89; Ord. 2015-2 Passed 2/03/15.)

 133.02    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE
RECREATION  COMMISSION.

The Recreation Commission shall have the following advisory duties and responsibilities:

        (a)     Evaluating recreational needs and desires of the community.

        (b)     Identifying the community resources presently or potentially
available for recreation.

        (c)      Suggesting ways and means of effectively matching needs
with resources.

          (d)   Translating these recreational needs and desires to the
administration and city council.

          (e)    Translating to the community the policy of the Bureau of
Recreation with respect to both current and long-range
planning.

          (f)   Actively stimulating support for public recreation, facilities
and programs.

          (g)   Actively encouraging the coordination of quasi-public and
private efforts with public efforts in the field of recreation.
(Ord. 2702 §2. Passed 7/1/80.)

133.03 ORGANIZATION.

The members of the Recreation Board shall elect their own Chair and Secretary, and select all other necessary officers, to serve for a period of one (1) year. The Board shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of all business within its jurisdiction.  Meetings of the Board shall be subject to the provisions of 65 Pa. C.S.  Ch.7 (relating to open meetings).

  (Ord. 2719. Passed 10/21/80; Ord. 2015-2 Passed 2/03/15.)