Town of Goshen, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Goshen 8-8-1968. Amendments noted where applicable]

§ 32-1 Commission established; membership.

[Amended 5-24-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
A Joint Recreation Commission is hereby established. This Commission will be known as the "Town of Goshen Joint Recreation Commission" and shall be composed of seven members. Two members shall be residents of the Town and appointed by the Town Board of Goshen, and two members shall be residents of the village and appointed by the Village of Goshen Board of Trustees. One member shall be at-large nominated by the Joint Recreation Commission and require the approval of both the Town Board and Village Board of Trustees. The remaining two members shall be elected officials (one Councilperson and one Trustee) appointed by their respective Board.

§ 32-2 Power and authority.

[Amended 5-24-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
A. 
Said Joint Recreation Commission will have all the powers and authority granted by Article 13 of the General Municipal Law.
B. 
The Commission will have the authority to propose bylaws governing the administration, operation and affairs of the Joint Recreation Commission, which shall require the approval of both the Town Board and the Village Board of Trustees prior to becoming effective and which may not be inconsistent with this chapter.

§ 32-3 Recreation areas designated.

[Amended 5-24-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
The Joint Recreation Commission will develop, operate, manage, control and maintain any and all areas and facilities approved by and delegated to it by resolution adopted by both the Town Board and the Village Board of Trustees.

§ 32-4 Development of areas.

Said areas will be developed to provide appropriate recreation facilities for the residents of the Town and village insofar as is possible within the budget funds to be appropriated by the parties hereto, as hereinafter set forth.

§ 32-5 Objectives of Commission.

[Amended 5-24-2001 by L.L. No. 2-2001]
The objectives of the Joint Recreation Commission shall be as follows:
A. 
To provide recreation facilities and programs for the inhabitants of the Town and village, and Goshen School District where space permits.
B. 
To operate, manage, control and maintain said facilities to obtain the maximum recreational use therefrom, and to ensure that the facilities are maintained in such a manner as to be attractive in appearance and serve the general health and welfare of the inhabitants of the Town and village.

§ 32-6 Personnel and equipment.

The Joint Recreation Commission will be responsible for hiring or otherwise obtaining personnel and for leasing, buying and otherwise obtaining materials and equipment to carry out the objectives of the Joint Recreation Commission.

§ 32-7 Budget limitations.

Any provision herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding, the Joint Recreation Commission will carry out its functions within a budget submitted in compliance with § 244-d of the General Municipal Law.

§ 32-8 Proportionate shares of municipalities.

The proportionate share to be appropriated by each municipality shall be 50% of the total budget of the Joint Recreation Commission.

§ 32-9 Fiscal officer of Commission.

The fiscal officer of the Town will serve as the fiscal officer of the Joint Recreation Commission until December 31, 1970, after which the fiscal officer of the village will serve as fiscal officer of the Joint Recreation Commission for two years and the fiscal officers of the Town and village will alternate for the two-year terms thereafter.