City of Scranton, PA
Lackawanna County
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[Adopted 9-26-1979 as Ch. 24, Art. II, of the 1979 Code]

§ 18-4 Creation.

There is hereby created a Commission to be known as the "Scranton Municipal Golf Course Commission."

§ 18-5 Members.

[Amended by Ord. No. 11-1980]
Said Commission shall consist of nine (9) members appointed by the Mayor. Appointed members shall hold office at the pleasure of the power that appointed them. The members of the Commission shall elect one (1) of their own number to serve as Chairman. The Commission shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations governing their procedure and the operation and control of the Scranton Municipal Golf Course and its facilities.

§ 18-6 Organization; rules and regulations.

The members of the Golf Course Commission shall elect one (1) of their own number to serve as Chairman. The Commission shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations governing its procedure and the operation and control of the municipal golf course and its facilities.

§ 18-7 Conflict of interests.

No member of the Golf Course Commission shall, while serving on the Commission, be an officer or director of any private corporation or company with which the Commission may enter into any contract for the purchase of materials or supplies for such golf course facility.

§ 18-8 Duty to manage golf course.

The Golf Course Commission shall be charged with the supervision and management of the property owned or leased to the City devoted to the use as a golf course, particularly the municipal golf course located in Jefferson Township, Lackawanna County.

§ 18-9 Fees and personnel; expenditures limited.

[Amended by Ord. No. 50-1979]
The Golf Course Commission shall fix the fees to be charged for the use of the municipal golf course, shall engage the personnel necessary for the maintenance, upkeep and operation of such golf course and shall fix the salaries of such personnel. The Commission shall have no authority to make expenditures for capital improvements or equipment in an amount exceeding one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500.) without first having secured the approval of the Council and the advertising for the purchase of the same through the Department of Administration, Bureau of Purchasing, of the City.

§ 18-10 Council approval of leases; fund deposit and use.

The Golf Course Commission shall have no authority to enter into leases for any part of the premises or facilities except with the consent of Council. All funds received by the Commission for the use of the golf course and its facilities shall be deposited in the City treasury in a separate account as a revolving fund under the supervision of the Commission, and are hereby appropriated as the same are received for the use of the Commission in carrying out its functions under this Article.

§ 18-11 Disposition of funds; audit of accounts.

A. 
All funds withdrawn from the special golf course fund shall be on warrant or check, similar to that used by the City, and payment shall be made upon the signature of the Chairman or Treasurer of the Commission and the countersignature of the City Controller.
B. 
On or before December 1 of each year, beginning with December 1, 1960, the Commission shall pay over to the City general account all funds which the Commission has in the special fund other than an amount sufficient to maintain the golf course up to June 1 of the following year.
C. 
The City Controller shall audit the accounts of the Commission in the same manner as other City accounts are audited.