City of Watertown, NY
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Watertown 8-17-1987 as L.L. No. 6-1987. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Officers and employees — See Ch. 45
Salaries and compensation - See Ch. 60.
Parks and playgrounds — See Ch. 216.

§ 48-1 Statutory authority.

Pursuant to the Municipal Home Rule Law, § 10, Subdivision 1(ii)a(1), the City of Watertown is empowered to create or discontinue departments of its government.

§ 48-2 Establishment.

The City of Watertown has determined that it is in the best interest of the city to more effectively administer its parks and recreational facilities and activities by consolidating the administration control and jurisdiction of these two (2) areas within one (1) department, to be designated as the "City of Watertown Department of Parks and Recreation."

§ 48-3 Department head.

[Amended 9-21-2015 by L.L. No. 1-2015]
The administrative head of the Department of Parks and Recreation shall be the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation.

§ 48-4 Supervisory control.

[Added 9-21-2015 by L.L. No. 1-2015]
The Superintendent of Parks and Recreation shall have the supervisory control of the maintenance and operation of all parks, playgrounds, and recreational areas identified in Chapter 216 of the Watertown City Code.

§ 48-5 Establishment of fees for parks and recreational areas.

[Added 9-21-2015 by L.L. No. 1-2015]
Various fees associated with the use and/or rental of various City parks and recreational areas have heretofore been established by ordinance amending Chapter A320 of Watertown City Code. Effective with the effective date of this section, said fees and charges shall be established at least annually by the City Council through a budget resolution that adopts a City Fee Schedule. Said fee schedule shall be available to the public at the office of the Superintendent and at the office of the Watertown City Clerk.