[HISTORY: Adopted by the Municipal Council of the City of Clifton 12-20-1960 by Ord. No. 3319 as Article 3 of Chapter 23 of the Revised Ordinances of the City of Clifton, New Jersey, 1960. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 3-7-2000 by Ord. No. 6120-00; 1-19-2016 by Ord. No. 7273-16]
The Advisory Board of Recreation, heretofore created pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:81-13, and consisting of nine members, is hereby continued. Members shall serve without compensation. The Board shall serve in an advisory capacity in matters touching on or concerning the Recreation Department and its facilities and programs. In addition thereto, there shall be three alternate members to be appointed by resolution of the Municipal Council, whose terms shall be for a period of three years.
The members of the Advisory Board of Recreation shall be appointed by the Council. One member shall be a member of the Council. Three persons shall be appointed initially for a one-year term; two persons shall be appointed for a two-year term; and three persons shall be appointed for a three-year term. All annual appointments thereafter shall be for a three-year term. In the event of a vacancy, the Council shall appoint a person to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term. The term or incumbency of the Councilman-member of the Advisory Board shall be considered vacant or terminated upon the latter's retirement, resignation or removal from the Council.
The Advisory Board of Recreation shall appoint a Secretary, who shall not be a member of the Board. He shall receive an annual salary as fixed by ordinance, payable semimonthly. The Secretary shall be in attendance at the regular and special meetings of the Board, keep an accurate record of the meetings, and shall also take care of all correspondence concerning the functioning of the Board.
The Board may hold regular and special meetings, and may make and amend rules and regulations concerning the conduct thereof.
The Board may make recommendations to:
The City Manager concerning or touching upon the operation and administration of the Department of Recreation. Such recommendations, after study by him, shall be approved or disapproved by the City Manager. If the City Manager approves such recommendations or any part thereof, the Director of Recreation and the Board shall be notified of this approval. The Director of Recreation shall carry into effect the approved recommendations.
The Council concerning or touching upon matters of policy affecting the Department of Recreation. Such recommendations shall be approved or disapproved by the Council after a report thereon by the City Manager. Notice of any action on such recommendations shall be forwarded to the Board by the City Manager.