[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Nanticoke 2-3-1969 by Ord. No. 13-1969 (Ch. 1, Part 3B, of the 2004 Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Recreation Board is hereby created and established for the City, such Board to consist of seven residents of the City, two of whom shall be members of the School Board of the Greater Nanticoke Area School District.
Five members of the Board shall be appointed by the Mayor of the City, subject to the approval of Council, and two members shall be appointed by the School Board of the Greater Nanticoke Area School District, each to serve for a term of five years or until their successors are appointed, except that the members of such Board first appointed shall be appointed one by the City and one by the School Board for one-year terms; one by the City and one by the School Board for two-year terms; one by the City for a three-year term; one by the City for a four-year term, and one by the City for a five-year term, and thereafter, annually, the City and School Board shall appoint members for a five-year term. Vacancies in such Board occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be for the unexpired term and shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment.
Members of the Board shall serve without compensation.
The members of the Recreation Board shall elect their own Chairman and Secretary and select all other necessary officers to serve for a period of one year, may employ such persons as may be needed, as authorized by this chapter and the Act of Assembly, and shall have such powers to adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of all business within its jurisdiction as permitted by this chapter and the Act of Assembly.
When more than 1/2 of the full costs of the supervision and maintenance of the recreation places, including the compensation of officers and employees, are borne by the City, the compensation of such officers and employees shall be fixed by Council.
The Recreation Board appointed pursuant to the provision of this chapter and an Act of Assembly shall have authority to equip, operate, maintain and supervise the playgrounds, playing fields and recreation centers of the City, subject at all times to the control and approval of the City Council, and shall have authority to expend monies in accordance with the regular method of expenditure of City funds to the extent that funds are appropriated therefor by Council.