City of Eureka, MO
St. Louis County
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[Ord. No. 2449, 5-15-2018[1]]
There is hereby established an advisory Park Board for the City to consist of twelve (12) members.
Editor's Note: Former Article V, Park Board, containing Section 2-85 through 2-91, was repealed 5-15-2018 by Ord. No. 2449.
[Ord. No. 2449, 5-15-2018]
The Mayor shall appoint, with the approval of the Board of Aldermen, a total of twelve (12) Park Board members, with three (3) from each of the three (3) wards and three (3) from the City at large. No such appointee shall be a member of the municipal government. Each year, the Mayor shall appoint, with the approval of the Board of Aldermen, Park Board members as required depending upon the expiration of the respective terms of office, each of whom shall hold office for three (3) years. The Park Board shall elect one (1) of their members as chairperson.
[Ord. No. 2449, 5-15-2018]
Duties of the Park Board may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Recommend improvements for existing parks including maintenance, plantings, features, equipment and amenities,
Advise on basic policies that guide the department such as fees, charges, grounds and facility usage and programs,
Review proposed or recommend new programs and events for inclusion into Parks and Recreation Department offerings,
Review park dedication proposals, and
Volunteer as available to assist with the operation of park programs, activities and events.
[Ord. No. 2449, 5-15-2018]
Park Board members shall receive no compensation as such, but shall receive an expense allowance of fifty dollars ($50.00) per month upon attendance at the regular monthly Park Board meeting.