Township of Union, NJ
Union County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Union 10-26-2004 by Ord. No. 4843. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 397.
Recreational facilities — See Ch. 415.

§ 121-1 Creation of Department.

There is hereby created a Department of Recreation.

§ 121-2 Creation of position of Superintendent of Recreation.

Pursuant to New Jersey Department of Personnel rules, the position of Superintendent of Recreation is hereby created.

§ 121-3 Control of Department.

The Department of Recreation shall be under the control of the Township Administrator and subject to such rules and regulations that may, from time to time, be adopted by the Township Committee by either ordinance or resolution.

§ 121-4 Organization and management.

Subject to budgetary appropriations and direction of the Township Administrator, the Superintendent of Recreation shall coordinate and supervise daily operations.

§ 121-5 Duties and responsibilities.

The Superintendent of Recreation shall administer and control the following functions thereto:
A. 
Plan, promote, organize and administer a comprehensive recreation service for the community.
B. 
Establish administrative procedures to provide maximum service at a reasonable cost.
C. 
Review effectiveness of the recreation service.
D. 
Study community recreation needs and develop immediate and long-range plans to meet these needs.
E. 
Establish and maintain cooperative planning and working relationships with other local community agencies and interested individuals.
F. 
Organize, train and supervise subordinates and provide them with needed advice and assistance.
G. 
Prepare budget estimates and maintain records of expenditures.
H. 
Stimulate public interest in recreation activities.
I. 
Establish and maintain records of recreation activities and services, correspondence, personnel and property.
J. 
Direct the acquisition, design, construction and operation of recreational facilities and arrange for their maintenance and operation.