Borough of Punxsutawney, PA
Jefferson County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the Borough of Punxsutawney as Ch. 17, Art. II, of the 1974 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation — See Ch. 172.
[Amended 4-19-1982 by Ord. No. 899]
A. 
There is hereby created a Recreation Board, hereinafter referred to as the "Board."
B. 
The Board shall be appointed by the Council of the Borough of Punxsutawney and shall consist of seven members who are residents of the Borough of Punxsutawney or who have their place of business within the Borough of Punxsutawney.
[Amended 8-31-1987 by Ord. No. 943]
C. 
In addition, one member of the Borough Council shall be appointed by the Council President to be a nonvoting member of such Board.
[Added 8-31-1987 by Ord. No. 943]
[Amended 4-19-1982 by Ord. No. 899]
Each member of the Board shall serve for a term of four years, computed from the date of his appointment by the Council.
A. 
The Board shall select one of its members to act as Chairman and another to act as Vice Chairman. The Vice Chairman shall preside at all meetings where the Chairman is absent or has a personal interest in the matter before the Board.
B. 
Meetings of the Board may be called by the Chairman or the Secretary upon reasonable notice to the other members of the Board.
C. 
A majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum.
It shall be the function of the Board to provide, improve, maintain and regulate public parks, parkways and playgrounds, playfields, swimming pools, indoor recreation centers and other places of recreation within the Borough limits of the Borough or in any adjacent township.