[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Roseville 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 895 as Ch. 41 of the 1984 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Department of Parks and Recreation — See Ch. 7, Sec. 7.14.
Budget procedure and general finance — See Ch. 8.
Parks — See Ch. 215.
There is hereby created a Parks and Recreation Board composed of eight persons having the qualifications required by the City Charter for elective officers. The City Manager shall also be a member of the Board. The terms of office of members of the Board shall be for four years, with the terms of two members expiring on the first day of July in each year. In making appointments to the Board, the Mayor shall first consult with the Board concerning qualified and interested persons therefor.
On or before the 15th day of July of each year, the Board shall meet and organize by electing one of its members as Chair and by electing such other officers as may be necessary. It shall adopt such rules as it deems necessary for the conduct of the public parks and recreation facilities and programs of the city.
The Board shall have charge of and shall operate the public parks and recreation facilities and programs of the city. For the performance of its functions, it shall appoint a Director of Parks and Recreation, subject to confirmation of the Council, and, subject to the civil service system of the city, shall employ the personnel needed therefor.
All receipts or earnings of the Board and all funds administered by the Board under any gift or trust shall be placed in a fund or funds separate from the general funds of the city and shall be used only for the extension, maintenance, improvement and conduct of the public parks and of the recreation facilities and programs of the city. The Board shall submit its annual statement of financial needs as required by Section 8.2 of the Charter and shall be subject to the provisions of Chapter 8 of the Charter in the administration and conduct of its affairs the same as are other departments of the city.
The city, upon the recommendation and approval of the Board, may contract or cooperate with the school district or any other unit of government for the joint or mutual ownership or operation, or both, of any public park or recreational facility or program.