[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Waterford 12-13-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-16. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There is hereby established a recreation advisory committee composed of seven members and two alternate members, who shall be residents of the Township of Waterford.
All members of the Recreation Advisory Committee shall serve without compensation and shall be appointed by the Waterford Township Committee as follows:
Three members shall be appointed for an initial term of three years, three members shall be appointed for an initial term of two years and one member shall be appointed for an initial term of one year. At the expiration of each of the initial terms, each member shall be appointed for a term of three years.
There shall be two alternate members, one of whom shall be appointed for a term of two years and one of whom shall be appointed for a term of one year.
The Township Recreation Director shall serve as an ex-officio member who may attend and participate at all meetings, but shall not be a voting member.
Any vacancy occurring other than the expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired term only.
The Recreation Advisory Committee shall meet twice monthly. Minutes of each meeting shall be recorded by a secretary to be selected by a majority vote of the members of the committee. All minutes shall be approved by the committee at a subsequent meeting, and copies of all approved minutes shall be forwarded to the Township Clerk.
The powers and responsibilities of the Recreation Advisory Committee shall be as follows:
Advise the Director of Recreation regarding recreational programs within the Township and capital improvements.
Advise the Township Committee regarding the recreational needs of the Township.
Advise the Township Committee regarding ordinances affecting recreation within the Township.
Advise the Planning Board regarding recreation and open space within the Township.
Review subdivision applications and advise the Planning Board concerning proposed recreational facilities within new developments.
Make recommendations to the Township Committee with regard to the budget of the Department of Recreation.