[Adopted 3-14-1977 by Ord. No. 3-14-77B]
The Council of the Municipality of Bethel Park hereby creates a board to be known as the "Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services Board of the Municipality of Bethel Park," hereafter referred to as the "Board."
Membership on the Board shall be seven members with a maximum of 11 members, all of whom shall serve without pay, and shall be jointly appointed by the Council of the Municipality of Bethel Park and the School District of Bethel Park. Members of the Board shall serve for a period of three years and may be reappointed at the expiration of their respective terms. The first term of the seventh member shall expire March 14, 1989, and shall be for a three-year term thereafter.
[Amended 5-12-1986 by Ord. No. 5-12-86A; 4-13-2009 by Ord. No. 4-13-09A]
Of the seven members of the Board to be appointed, three shall be appointed by the Council of the Municipality of Bethel Park, three shall be appointed by the Board of Directors of the School District of Bethel Park, and one member shall be approved by both bodies upon a recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments and shall be for the unexpired term. The members of the Board shall not hold any other elected or appointed office with the School District of the Municipality of Bethel Park or with the Municipality of Bethel Park.
[Amended 5-12-1986 by Ord. No. 5-12-86A]
The Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services Board shall elect from its membership a Chairman, Secretary and such other officers as it may deem necessary for the orderly conduct of its business. The Board may, with the consent and approval of the School District and the Municipality, adopt bylaws, rules and regulations covering its procedure not inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance. The Board shall hold regular monthly meetings at such times and places as it may designate.
Editor's Note: Former Section 9.5, Attendance by members, as amended, was repealed 6-10-2002 by Ord. No. 6-10-02B.
[Amended 3-11-1985 by Ord. No. 3-11-85B]
The function of the Parks, Recreation and Leisure Services Board shall be:
To advise the School District and the Municipality concerning the parks, recreational and leisure service needs of the community.
To recommend an annual parks budget for the review and approval by the Municipal Council.
To recommend an annual recreation and leisure services program and property maintenance budget to the Municipal Council and School Board.
To mandate rules and regulations governing the operation of parks, recreation and leisure services programs.
To recommend long- and short-range plans for the development of parks, recreation and leisure services programs.
To interpret the importance and need of recreation and leisure services for the general public and to perform all other functions as authorized by resolution of the Municipal Council of Bethel Park and the School District.
The Board of Directors of the School District of the Municipality of Bethel Park and Council of the Municipality of Bethel Park may enter into an agreement relating to the maintenance of outdoor recreation facilities, the management and disbursement of funds and the sharing of operating costs.