Village of Piermont, NY
Rockland County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Piermont 11-14-1977 by L.L. No. 27-1977 as Chapter 16 of the 1977 Code.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Recreation Commission — See Ch. 36.
Parks — See Ch. 143.
[1]
Editor's Note: This chapter was originally adopted 4-25-1977 by resolution.
The Board of Trustees of the Village of Piermont hereby creates a Commission which shall be known as the "Parks Commission."
A. 
The Commission shall consist of five members. The first appointment of members thereto shall be for terms as follows:
(1) 
One for a term of one year.
(2) 
One for a term of two years.
(3) 
One for a term of three years.
(4) 
One for a term of four years.
(5) 
One for a term of five years.
B. 
At the expiration of each original appointment, the succeeding members shall be appointed for five-year terms.
The Commission shall have the following duties:
A. 
To make recommendations for the development of existing parks.
B. 
To make recommendations for the development of additional parks, if such seem necessary or desirable.
C. 
To encourage property owners by offering, if requested to, suggestions for planting, paths, maintenance, etc., to beautify their holdings; to encourage the owners to improve, or at least give permission to have improved, any unattractive properties.
D. 
In the case of vacant lots, to report to the Village any hazardous condition.
E. 
To enlist volunteer help whenever possible, whether labor or materials, in the furtherance of this project.
F. 
To suggest paths for walking or bicycling which would encourage appreciation of the natural beauty of our community.
G. 
To awaken the interest of our young people in growing things; to help them develop an awareness of natural loveliness.
H. 
To become aware of and utilize whatever town and county resources or state and federal funds are available in the furtherance of this project.
I. 
To do whatever else seems appropriate to the spirit of improvement and beautification in Piermont.