[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Township of North Brunswick 1-14-2002 by Ord. No. 02-5. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Township of North Brunswick Recreation Advisory Committee is hereby established.
[Amended 3-18-2002 by Ord. No. 02-17]
The Committee shall consist of 14 members appointed by the Council, all of whom shall be residents of the Township of North Brunswick, the members shall serve without compensation except as hereinafter provided. The terms of the office of the Committee members shall be for one year, January 1 to December 31. A vacancy on the Committee occurring otherwise than expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as an original appointment. The Committee shall choose one person from its membership to serve as Chair.
The Committee is established to advise the Township Council on the development or use of parks and recreation facilities, development and improvement of recreational activities, and the efficient delivery of such services to the citizens of North Brunswick. The Committee shall have power to conduct research into the use and possible use of the open land areas of the municipality for recreation purposes and may coordinate its activities with the activities of official and unofficial bodies organized for similar purposes, and may advertise, prepare, print, and distribute books, maps, charts, plans and pamphlets which in its judgment it deems necessary for its purposes.
The Committee shall keep records of its meetings and activities and report to the governing body as the Committee deems advisable and/or as the governing body shall request. All meetings of the Committee shall be open to the public and conducted in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq.
The annual report of the Committee to the Council shall make recommendations concerning the use and improvement of recreational facilities and programs.
The Committee may incur such expenses as it may from time to time require, providing the same shall be within the limits of funds appropriated to it by the governing body or otherwise available to it.