[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Independence 6-5-2002 by Ord. No. 2-2002. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby created a Recreation Board in and for Independence Township. The Board shall consist of five persons to be appointed by the Board of Supervisors for such terms as shall permit no more than two terms to expire in any one calendar year.
The members of the Board shall be appointed by the Board of Supervisors for terms of five years, in such order that at least one member's term shall expire annually. The aforesaid appointments for a specified term notwithstanding, a Board member may stay in office until a successor qualifies or is appointed, or the Board of Supervisors may remove any member of the Board for dereliction or neglect of duty.
The members of the Board shall serve without pay and vacancies in such Board, occurring otherwise than by expiration of a term, shall be filled by the Board of Supervisors for the unexpired term in the same manner as original appointment.
The Recreation Board shall elect its own Chairman and Secretary and any other officers deemed necessary, to serve for a period of one year.
The Recreation Board, at such times as directed by the Board of Supervisors, shall annually submit for approval to the Board of Supervisors a proposed budget for the ensuing year, setting forth all proposed expenditures, salaries and programs. Further, the Recreation Board shall submit an annual report to the Board of Supervisors including an analysis of the adequacy and effectiveness of community recreation areas, facilities and leadership. The Recreation Board shall not in any manner obligate Independence Township for the payment of any municipal funds until the same is appropriated by the Board of Supervisors.