[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Longport 7-21-1999 by Ord. No. 99-11. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Recreation Commission of the Borough of Longport is hereby created.
The Recreation Commission shall consist of three members appointed by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Longport and shall hold office for such period of time and receive such compensation as may be prescribed by the Board of Commissioners.
The powers of The Recreation Commission shall include the following:
Purchase or otherwise acquire, in its own name, such lands, either improved or unimproved, in fee or otherwise, as may be necessary.
Improve or cause such lands to be improved.
Lay out or cause to be laid out all necessary roads, paths, tracts and boulevards.
Construct or cause to be constructed on the lands so acquired such buildings or other structures as may be deemed necessary to enable the Commission to properly and adequately arrange and provide for the giving of the aforesaid divertissements.
Improve, maintain and police the same.
The Recreation Commission may, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:61-20, borrow money and incur other indebtedness and issue its bonds for the purpose of carrying out the objects of the creation of the Recreation Commission.
The Recreation Commission may lease, let, rent or hire to any person the lands and buildings, or any part thereof, acquired by it, together with the privilege of using the same for the giving of indoor and outdoor exhibitions, games, contests and sporting events, for such periods of time, and upon such terms and conditions, as the Commission may prescribe.
The Commission may make all the necessary rules for its regulation and to generally supervise and control all activities sponsored or arranged and provided for by it.
Two Commissioners shall constitute a quorum and may do all necessary and proper acts with the same force and effect as if the entire Commission so acted.
Do any and all other things and acts not prohibited by law and also as may be permitted by enabling legislation and N.J.S.A. 40:61-17 et seq., as amended from time to time.