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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters


Subchapter 008 : Boards and Commissions

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 5, § 807)
  • § 5-807. Recreation governance

    (a) The City may establish, maintain, and conduct a system of public recreation including playgrounds; may set apart for such use any land or buildings owned or leased by the City; may acquire land, buildings, and recreational facilities by gift or purchase, may issue bonds therefore as provided by law and equip and conduct the same; may employ a Director of Recreation and other employees as necessary; and may expend funds for the aforesaid purposes.

    (b) The City Council may conduct the same through a Department of Recreation. Alternately, the Council may delegate the conduct thereof to a Recreation Board created by the Council, or to the School Board, or to any other appropriate existing board or commission.

    (c) If the City Council chooses to appoint a Recreation Board, it shall consist of five members appointed by the Council for three-year terms. The Recreation Board shall perform such planning functions and duties as may be required by the Council, this chapter, ordinances, or applicable State laws.

    (d) The Recreation Board budget shall be an integral part of the City budget and under the control of the City or its designee. (Amended 2013, No. M-19 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 20, 2014.)