[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Beacon 1-17-1972 as Art. II of Ch. 18 of the 1972 Code of Ordinances; amended in its entirety 12-16-2013 by L.L. No. 22-2013. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The Recreation Committee shall consist of seven members, all of whom shall be residents of the City.
The present members of the Recreation Committee, as now constituted, shall fulfill their appointed terms. The Mayor shall appoint one person to fill an unexpired term ending March 31, 2004, and one person for a term of four years to expire March 31, 2003. Thereafter, upon the expiration of the term of each member serving on the Committee, his reappointment or the appointment of his successor shall be for a term of three years.
Vacancies occurring otherwise than by expiration of term shall be filled for the unexpired portion of the term in the same manner as original appointments.
The members of the Committee shall serve without compensation.
The members of the Committee shall elect from their own number a Chairman and Secretary and other necessary officers to serve for one year and shall have power to adopt rules of procedure for the conduct of all business within its jurisdiction.
The Committee shall serve the City Council, Mayor, City Administrator and Recreation Director in an advisory capacity on matters concerning the establishment and maintenance of playgrounds and neighborhood recreation centers; the need for repair or replacement of equipment in such playgrounds and recreation centers, and the buildings thereon; and the need to construct, maintain and operate public baths and swimming pools. The Committee shall, upon request by the City Council, Mayor, City Administrator or Recreation Director, investigate and provide advisory opinions on the matters described above, provided that no advisory opinion issued by the Committee shall be binding upon the City or its officials.