City of South Amboy, NJ
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Article I added by Ord. No. 21-2019, adopted 10-16-19. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Ord. No. 21-2019]
There is hereby created the South Amboy Arts Commission, consisting of 11 members, all appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council, and all of whom shall be residents of the City of South Amboy, selected on the basis of their qualifications and fitness for service.
[Ord. No. 21-2019]
The Arts Commission shall provide a community vehicle for the expansion of the arts and community activities related to the arts within the City of South Amboy, shall foster and encourage economic development of the South Amboy Arts District within the context of preservation and rehabilitation of our buildings and properties, shall enhance tourism development of the South Amboy Arts District, and shall make a continuing study and survey of the status of the arts within the City and report its findings to the Mayor and City Council annually, or more often if desirable, and make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council as to encouraging the expansion of the arts within the City generally, and within the South Amboy Arts District specifically.
[Ord. No. 21-2019]
Four members initially shall be appointed for a term lasting from the date of appointment until December 31, 2020; four members shall be appointed for a term lasting from the date of appointment until December 31, 2021; and three members initially shall be appointed for a term lasting from the date of appointment until December 31, 2022. All subsequent terms thereafter shall be for a period of three years. Vacancies shall be filled for unexpired terms only.
[Ord. No. 21-2019]
The Commission shall designate one of its members to serve as its Chairperson and presiding officer and may designate such other officers as it may deem necessary.
[Ord. No. 21-2019]
Members shall serve without compensation.
[Ord. No. 21-2019]
A majority of the whole number of regular members shall constitute a quorum.
[Ord. No. 21-2019]
The Commission shall annually submit specific budget requests to the Mayor for review and recommendation to the Township Council for consideration and determination. The Commission shall also work cooperatively with such non-profit organizations having tax-exempt status as may be approved by the City Council for purposes of achieving its goals through ticket sales, admissions, sponsorships, sales of merchandise and concessions, vendor fees, and grants for which such designated non-profit organizations may apply and be awarded, and for such other additional related earned or contributed revenue as may be appropriate.