[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Yarmouth 4-7-1981 by Art. 16. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Editor's Note: This chapter was derived from Section 4.17 of the Town of Yarmouth Bylaws and was originally adopted 4-23-1979 by Art. 35.
There is hereby established a Recreation Commission for the conduct, promotion and development of programs of recreation, play, sport, physical education and such other recreational, social and educational purposes as the Commission deems proper. The Commission shall have all of the powers and duties conferred by Chapter 45, Section 14, of the Annotated Laws of Massachusetts.
The Board of Selectmen shall appoint the Recreation Commission, consisting of seven members. When the members are first appointed, three members shall be appointed for one-year terms, two members for two-year terms and two members for three-year terms. Their successors shall be appointed for terms of three years each. The Board of Selectmen shall also appoint alternate members to the Recreation Commission as it deems necessary, each of whom shall serve a term of one year.
[Amended 4-11-1984 by Art. 28, approved 6-1-1984; 8-28-1985 by Art. 21; 12-11-2007 STM by Art. 3, approved 2-8-2008]
Any member so appointed may, after a public hearing if requested, be removed for cause by the Board of Selectmen.
A vacancy occurring otherwise than by expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as an original appointment.
The Recreation Commission shall prepare and submit an annual report of its activities to the Town.