Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLA., DECEMBER 29, 2006.

ORDINANCE NO. 2006-23

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY CODE FOR THE CITY OF CLAREMORE, AS IT PERTAINS TO THE APPOINTMENT AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PARKS BOARD.

BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS

99.50 Established; composition

99.51 Terms of office

99.52 Vacancy; compensation; absence from meetings

99.53 Officers; rules and regulations; books and records

99.54 Finances and appropriations

99.55 Powers and duties

99.56 Recreation Superintendent; duties

99.57 Budget and salaries approved by Board and City Council

99.58 Conflicts of interest

99.59 Removal of Board Members

§ 99.50 ESTABLISHED; COMPOSITION.

The Board of Park Commissioners as previously established by this ordinance is hereby abolished.

The Board of Park Commissioners created an established in the city as of the effective date of this subchapter, September 20, 1982, shall continue to exist and function. The Board of Park Commissioners shall be enlarged to consist of five persons, to be appointed by the Mayor with the consent and approval of the City Council, which Board shall have the power advise and recommend how to provide, maintain, and conduct playgrounds, recreation centers and buildings thereon, and other recreational facilities. (’83 Code, § 11-201) (Ord. 896, passed 9-20-82) Statutory reference:

City pubic creation boards and commissions; membership; duties, see 11 O.S. § 33-105

§ 99.51 TERMS OF OFFICE.

Section 99.51 is hereby repealed

The term of office of the Park Board Commissioners is five years. The terms of the three Commissioners shall continue as provided, with the initial appointment of the two additional members, one appointed for five years, thereby establishing staggered terms so that thereafter no more than one member’s term shall expire in any one year. At the expiration of the term of office of each of the aforesaid present and additional Commissioners, his successor in office shall be appointed to serve for a term of five years and until his successor in his office has been appointed and qualified. (’83 Code, § 11-201) (Ord. 896, passed 9-20-82)

§ 99.52 VACANCY; COMPENSATION; ABSENCE FROM MEETINGS.

Section 99.52 is hereby repealed

Any vacancy in the office of a Commissioner which may occur through death, resignation, or otherwise may be filled for the unexpired term in like manner. NO compensation for services of the Commission shall be allowed to an member thereof. Each Commissioner, however, is entitled to receive his or her actual disbursements for necessary expenses in the performance of nay duty imposed by direction of the Board of Commissioners. The office of any one of the Park commissioners who does not attend the meeting of the Board for three successive months, after having been duly notified or such meeting, without reason thereof satisfactory to the Board, or without leave of absence from the Board, shall by the Board be declared vacant, and the vacancy in the office of the Commissioner shall be filled for the unexpired term as hereinbefore provided. (’83 Code, § 11-201) (Ord. 896, passed 9-20-82)

§ 99.53 OFFICERS, RULES AND REGULATIONS; BOOKS AND RECORDS.

Repealed by ordinance #2006-17

§ 99.54 FINANCES AND APPROPRIATIONS.

Repealed by ordinance #2006-17

§ 99.55 POWERS AND DUTIES.

Repealed by ordinance #2006-17

§ 99.56 RECREATION SUPERINTENDENT; DUTIES

Repealed by ordinance #2006-17

§ 99.57 BUDGET AND SALARIES APPROVED BY BOARD AND CITY COUNCIL.

Repealed by ordinance #2006-17

§ 99.58 CONFLICTS OF INTEREST.

Section 99.58 is hereby repealed

No member of the board of Park Commissioners shall be concerned or interested in any contract with the Board, or any of its departments or institutions, either as contractor, sub contractor, bondsman, or other party directly or indirectly interested. (’83 Code, § 11-201) (Ord. 896, passed 9-20-82) Penalty, see § 10.99

§ 99.59 REMOVAL OF BOARD MEMBERS

Section 99.59 is hereby repealed

Any board member may be removed by the appointing authority for misconduct, failure to attend board meetings, other neglect of duty, or by a majority vote of the City Council.

PASSED AND APPROVED in regular session this 18 day of December, 2006.

s/ Brant Shallenburger

Mayor

Attest:

s/Nan Pope

City Clerk (SEAL)

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