[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Salina 4-23-2007 by L.L. No. 7-2007. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Parks — See Ch. 173.
Editor's Note: This local law was originally adopted as Ch. 42 but was renumbered to maintain the alphabetical sequence of the Code.
The Town of Salina, as a suburban town, hereby enacts this chapter to create a Department of Parks and Recreation; to provide for the appointment of a Commissioner of Parks and Recreation; and to define the duties of the Commissioner and the Department.
There is hereby created in the Town of Salina a separate department to be known as the "Department of Parks and Recreation."
The Department shall be organized into such divisions as the Commissioner shall deem appropriate or which the Town Board may, from time to time, designate and place under the jurisdiction of the Commissioner.
The existing Office of Parks and Recreation shall cease to exist upon the effective date of this chapter, and the employees thereof shall hereafter be employees of the Department of Parks and Recreation.
The office of Commissioner of Parks and Recreation is hereby created to oversee and administer the Department.
Nothing herein shall require any person appointed as Commissioner of Parks and Recreation to be a resident of the Town of Salina.
The Commissioner of Parks and Recreation shall report to the Town Supervisor as chief executive officer of the Town pursuant to the Suburban Town Law and shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
Establish a system for the receipt of and accounting for all fees received by the Department.
Supervise and review the work of Department subordinates and periodically report to the Supervisor and the Town Board concerning the operation of the Department.
Plan, organize, direct and review administrative procedures necessary to the operation of the Department of Parks and Recreation.
Plan, organize and direct recreational programs for persons of various ages.
Supervise the equipping, operating and maintaining of playgrounds, pools and recreational centers in the Town.
Appoint and remove employees of the Department in accordance with appropriate civil service rules and regulations and collective bargaining procedures.