City of Fenton, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 3988, 11-21-2019[1]]
There is hereby created a Park and Recreation Committee consisting of two (2) citizens from each ward of the City of Fenton, Missouri, and one (1) member of the Board of Aldermen of the City of Fenton shall serve as an ex-officio member selected as set out herein, known and designated as the "Fenton Park and Recreation Committee" (herein "Committee").
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Editor's Note: Former Chapter 130, Fenton Park, Beautification And Recreation Committee, containing Sections 130.010 through 130.060, was repealed 11-21-2019 by Ord. No. 3988.
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Qualifications. A person appointed to the Committee shall be a qualified voter of the City of Fenton and a resident of the ward for which he or she is appointed.
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Terms — Citizen Members. The Mayor shall appoint, subject to confirmation by the Board of Aldermen, the first citizen members for terms as follows: Four (4) members shall serve for a term of two (2) years commencing on February 28, 1994, and four (4) members shall serve for a term of one (1) year commencing on February 28, 1994. As the term of a member expires, the Mayor shall appoint a successor for a term of two (2) years, subject to confirmation by the Board of Aldermen, except as provided below in Subsections (D) and (E).
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Ex Officio. The Board of Aldermen shall designate an ex officio member of the Committee from among its members. The ex officio member shall act as the liaison for the Mayor and Board of Aldermen but shall not have a vote in the decisions of the Committee nor count towards quorum.
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Vacancy. If a vacancy occurs on the Committee, the Mayor shall fill the vacancy by appointing a new member, subject to confirmation by the Board of Aldermen, to serve the balance of the unexpired term.
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Attendance. If a member is unable to attend a meeting, he or she must contact the Parks and Recreation Director, Chairman of the Committee, or Aldermanic Liaison. Two (2) unexcused absences within twelve (12) consecutive months is cause for automatic removal from the Committee. The Mayor shall fill the vacancy created by such action by appointing a new member, subject to confirmation by the Board of Aldermen, to serve the balance of the unexpired term.
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The Committee shall have regular meetings and meeting times and dates shall be set by the Committee. The Parks and Recreation Director shall notify the Mayor, Board of Aldermen, and City Clerk of the times and dates of all Committee meetings. The meetings shall be conducted in accordance with the Roberts Rules of Order.
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The Committee shall meet each year during the month of February and elect a Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and a Secretary to serve one (1) year terms.
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In the absence of the Chairman, the Vice-Chairman shall conduct the meetings.
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Advisory Capacity. The Committee shall act in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen in the acquisition, construction, development, operation, maintenance, or improvement of or addition to City owned parks and recreation facilities. The Committee may present a proposed plan or design to the Mayor and the Board of Aldermen for implementation or approval or adoption by ordinance.
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Notification To Committee By City. The Mayor shall notify the Committee of any public meeting at which major construction, acquisition of park land, development, operation, maintenance, or improvement of the City of Fenton is to be discussed in detail. The City Administrator shall relay to the Committee, as soon as practicable, material information pertaining to a City facility or park.
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Subject To Direction Of Mayor And Board Of Aldermen. In carrying out the duties and powers designated to the Committee, the Committee shall be subject to directives of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen; all directives to be presented at a Board of Aldermen meeting or Committee meeting. The action of the Committee shall not bind the City in any respect.
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Reports To The Committee. Each member of the Committee shall be assigned a minimum of one (1) park area to monitor and provide a report regarding the assigned park at each Committee meeting.
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The Committee may, on or before November 15th of each year, submit to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen for approval, a proposed budget for parks and recreation facilities projects setting forth the expected income and expenditures for the coming fiscal year. In establishing the budget for the City, the Board of Aldermen shall utilize the Committee budget, if submitted, as an advisory document.