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Frederick County, VA
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the County of Frederick 9-12-1984 as Ch. 16 of the 1984 Frederick County Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Festivals — See Ch. 86.
In order to provide for the recreational needs of the people of the County, the Department of Parks and Recreation is hereby created.
There shall be a citizen advisory board for recreation, and this group shall be known as the "Commission for Parks and Recreation."
There shall be seven members on the Commission, one from each County Magisterial District, appointed by the Board of Supervisors to serve for four-year terms, and two at large members.
It shall be the responsibility of the Commission for Parks and Recreation to carry out the following provisions:
A. 
Nominate a candidate to the Board of Supervisors for the position of Director of Parks and Recreation.
B. 
Recommend a comprehensive recreational program to the Board of Supervisors.
C. 
Recommend to the Board of Supervisors each year a program budget and revisions to the County's five-year plan.
D. 
Adopt procedural bylaws for the operation of the Commission.
E. 
Develop and recommend a County-wide comprehensive recreation program.
F. 
Administer the comprehensive recreation program as approved by the Commission for Parks and Recreation and the Board of Supervisors.
G. 
Administer and maintain all County property and facilities that have been designated for recreational purposes.
H. 
Administer other programs and duties that from time to time might be assigned by either the Board of Supervisors, County Administrator or the Commission for Parks and Recreation.
The Department of Parks and Recreation shall be administered by a Director:
A. 
The Director shall be nominated by the Commission for Parks and Recreation and appointed by the Board of Supervisors to serve at its pleasure.
B. 
The Director shall be responsible to the Board of Supervisors through the County Administrator.
C. 
It shall be the duty of the Director to administer and direct the operation of the Department as prescribed by the Commission and approved by the Board of Supervisors.
D. 
The Director shall serve as Secretary of the Commission for Parks and Recreation.
E. 
It shall be the duty of the Director to carry out those functions incidental to the office and others that might from time to time be assigned by the appropriate officials.
Assistant Directors and other personnel may be appointed by the Director of Parks and Recreation on a nonpartisan basis, as authorized by the Board of Supervisors.