[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Irondequoit 6-18-2019 by L.L. No. 4-2019. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This local law also repealed former Ch. 44, Recreation and Community Services, Bureau of, adopted 12-18-2014 by L.L. No. 3-2014.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Town of Irondequoit Recreation Law."
As used in this chapter, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- The Town of Irondequoit Department of Recreation.
- DIRECTOR OF RECREATION
- The Town officer who is the chief executive officer of the Department.
There shall be in the Town of Irondequoit a Department of Recreation. The chief executive officer and administrative head of the Department shall be the Director of Recreation, who shall be appointed by the Town Board for the term fixed by law at such salary as may from time to time be fixed by the Town Board. The Director of Recreation shall be appointed on the basis of his or her experience and qualifications for the duties of such office and such additional standards as may be required by the Town Board.
Before entering upon the duties of his or her office, the Director of Recreation shall execute and file with the Town Clerk an official undertaking, if the same is required by the Town Board, in such sum as prescribed by the Town Board and in such form as approved by the Town Attorney.
The Department of Recreation shall have such officers and employees as may be authorized by the Town Board to carry out the functions of the Department. The Director of Recreation may, with the approval of the Town Board, establish, consolidate or abolish any divisions to carry out the functions of the Department.
The Department of Recreation shall, under the direction of the Director of Recreation, have the following powers and duties, subject to the approval of the Town Board:
Recreation: to administer, manage and supervise the planning, coordination, development and arrangement of recreational programs and projects for and on behalf of the residents of the Town of Irondequoit, as authorized by the Town Board.
Community services: to administer, manage and supervise programs, plans and projects which aid, assist and service the special needs of the youth, the aged and the handicapped.
Other responsibilities: to perform such other duties and function that are prescribed to be performed by the Department in any law, ordinance or resolution of the Town Board or lawful direction of the Supervisor; however, the Director of Recreation may delegate any of the powers or direct any of the duties to be performed by any of his or her subordinates.
All costs and expenses incurred by the Department or its officers or employees on behalf of a special improvement district or special Town project shall be charged against such district or project and paid from the funds duly appropriated for the purpose of such district or project, subject to approval by the Town Board.
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to delegate or transfer any power of the Town Supervisor contained in §§ 29, 52 and 125 of the Town Law of the State of New York, as amended or changed, or any other powers which may be lawfully exercised by said Supervisor.