Township of South Fayette, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of South Fayette 12-9-1970 by Ord. No. 274. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Parks and recreation areas — See Ch. 183.
There is hereby established in South Fayette Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, a Board to be known as the "Parks and Recreation Board".
[Amended 2-21-2018 by Ord. No. 3-2018]
The Parks and Recreation Board shall consist of seven members who shall be appointed by the Board of Commissioners of South Fayette Township for terms of up to five years. In making appointments, members may be appointed for periods of time so that not more than three members' terms shall expire each year.
[Amended 11-16-1988 by Ord. No. 409]
All members of the Board shall serve for terms of five years or until their successors are appointed.
The members of the Parks and Recreation Board shall meet within 30 days after the date of this chapter and shall, from their own membership, elect a Chairman and Secretary and such other officers that the members may deem necessary and proper. Said officers are to be elected to serve for a period of one year.
Members of the Parks and Recreation Board shall serve without salary.
[Amended 11-16-1988 by Ord. No. 409]
Vacancies in such Board occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as original appointments.
The Parks and Recreation Board is hereby authorized to supervise, maintain and regulate parks, recreational areas and facilities and to regulate and supervise the construction of buildings and other facilities within the Township of South Fayette; provided, however, that when the expenditure of money is involved, such expenditures must be approved by the Board of Commissioners of South Fayette Township and the Board of School Directors of South Fayette Township.
The Board of Parks and Recreation shall, annually, submit a report to the Board of Commissioners and to the Board of Directors of the School District of South Fayette Township as to the activities of the Parks and Recreation Board and shall include an analysis of the adequacy of the facilities and to what extent the needs of the public are being met and shall report on any other matters required by law.
The Parks and Recreation Board shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations deemed necessary and expedient for the proper conduct of its business.
The Parks and Recreation Board shall from time to time, make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners of South Fayette Township and to the Board of School Directors of South Fayette Township regarding acquisition of park and recreation sites and facilities.
Upon enactment of this chapter, the Board of Commissioners of South Fayette Township and the Board of School Directors of South Fayette Township are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement for the purpose of developing a cooperative plan as regards to the overall park and recreational activities within the Township of South Fayette.