[Adopted 6-8-1976 by Res. No. 76-R-9]
[Amended 9-14-1976; 3-9-1999 by Ord. No. 99-O-3; 1-12-2016 by Ord. No. 15-O-07]
Membership on the College Park Recreation Board shall be composed of up to 10 members appointed by the Mayor and Council for three-year terms with a goal of representation from each district.
The Chairperson will be chosen from among and by the district appointees at the first meeting following each November 1, for a one-year term.
When an appointed member misses three consecutive regular meetings, the Chairperson or the person conducting said meeting shall immediately notify the Mayor and Council, who will contact said member regarding the reason for missing said meetings, and if a justifiable excuse is not obtained, the Mayor and Council shall declare a vacancy and a new member will be appointed to fill the unexpired term.
All regular meetings of the College Park Recreation Board are open to the public and will be advertised in the Municipal Scene Calendar. The elected Chairperson will conduct the regular meetings using Robert's Rules of Order and will provide time during the regular meetings for remarks, questions and requests, etc., from the audience.
The primary charge to the College Park Recreation Board is to regulate the use of the City's recreation facilities by eligible citizens and groups, to provide for supervision where they deem necessary and to work closely with the Park and Planning Commission and the Mayor and Council to enhance the quality of recreation within the City of College Park.
The Chairperson will distribute liaison duties to each member to work with and be Recreation Board representative for all organizations within the City which request it.
The College Park Recreation Board will encourage recognition of the Recreation Board and promote participation in the recreation activities by sending, at least once a year, to all the organizations on the City's list, a statement of purposes and goals, a list of the City recreation facilities and activities and an open invitation to participate (this may take the form of an annual report).
It is the responsibility of the Chairperson to assure College Park Recreation Board representation at Park and Planning Budget Hearings with testimony and requests relevant to recreation needs and plans for the City of College Park.