Chapter 2.16


2.16.010    Powers and duties—Membership—Terms.

2.16.020    Meetings.

2.16.010 Powers and duties—Membership—Terms.

A. The park and recreation commission of the City Hall shall be hereinafter designated as the “commission.”

B. The commission shall have the power and it shall be the duty of the commission, in an advisory capacity, to make recommendations to the council and to advise the council in matters pertaining to the creation, operation, maintenance, management and control of the park, playground and recreation activities of the city.

C. The commission shall consist of seven members.

D. Commissioners shall be appointed for terms of four years which shall commence immediately upon appointment by the council. Commissioners shall serve at the pleasure of the council and may be reappointed; provided, that no appointee shall serve more than two consecutive full terms (eight years). Appointment to a partial term of office following an unscheduled vacancy shall not preclude the appointee from serving two consecutive full terms following completion of the partial term, provided the term is less than two years. Commissioners who have served for four or more consecutive years at the time the ordinance codified in this section becomes effective shall be eligible for reappointment to not more than one additional term.

E. Vacancies shall be filled for unexpired terms.

F. All of the procedures and requirements contained in the council adopted “Handbook for Advisory Bodies” shall be incorporated in this section by reference. (Ord. 1137 § 1, 1989; Ord. 958 § 1, 1983: prior code § 2420)

2.16.020 Meetings.

The commission shall hold regular meetings at least once each month, and may hold such additional meetings as may be deemed necessary or expedient. A majority of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the purpose of transacting the business of the commission. (Ord. 958 § 2, 1983: prior code § 2420.1)