1.74.020 Terms of members.
1.74.030 Proceedings of Commission.
1.74.040 Duties and responsibilities of Commission.
1.74.010 Created--Membership. a. There is created the City of Homer Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission, hereinafter referred to as the Commission. Such Commission will be made up of seven members, who shall be appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Up to three members of the Commission may be residents from outside the City, but preference shall be given to City resident applicants.
b. A Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Commission shall be selected annually and shall be elected from and by the appointive members.
c. The Mayor, the City Manager, and one Homer area High School student selected by his or her student body, shall serve as consulting members of the Commission in addition to the seven appointive members, and may attend and participate in all meetings as consultants, but shall have no vote. (Ord. 99-4, 1999; Ord. 90-20 §1, 1990; Ord. 83-21 §1, 1983; Ord. 81-21 §1, 1981; Ord. 81-17 §1, 1981; prior code §5-700A.1).
1.74.020 Terms of members. a.Voting members of the Commission shall be appointed for three year terms.
b. The member serving from Homer High School class shall be appointed to a one-year term.
c. Any Commissioner who shall have two successive unexcused absences shall be subject to removal of the Commission by a majority vote of the members present. (Ord. 83-21 section 2, 1983; Ord. 81-21 sections 2,3, 1981; Ord. 81-17section 2, 1981; prior code section 5-700A.2.)
1.74.030 Proceedings of Commission. The Commission shall meet regularly once a month, with the exception of December there will be no regularly scheduled meeting, and at the call of the Chairperson. Permanent records or minutes shall be kept of the vote of each member upon every question. Every decision of finding shall immediately be filed in the office of the City Clerk, and shall be a public record open to inspection by any person. Every decision or finding shall be directed to the City Council at the earliest possible date. (Ord. 11-29(A) §1 (part), 2011; Ord. 09-32, 2009; Ord. 89-21(A) section 2(part), 1989; Ord. 85-2 section 1, 1985; Ord. 81-17 section 3, 1981).
1.74.040 Duties and responsibilities of Commission. a. It shall be the duty of the Commission to act in an advisory capacity to the City Manager and the City Council on the problems and development of parks and recreation facilities and public beaches within the service area. Considerations of the Commission may include existing facilities, possible future development and recommendations on land use.
b. Any recommendation the Commission may have regarding park and recreation facilities and public beaches is to be directed to the City Council through the City Manager or the recommendations of the Commission concerning policy issues shall be sent directly to the Council upon request of the Commission.
c. The Commission shall consider any specific proposal, problem or project as directed by the City Council and any report or recommendations thereon shall be made directly to the Council, unless otherwise directed by the Council.
d. The City Council may at a future date expand or withdraw duties and responsibilities of the Commission. (Ord 07-01(A) section 1 (part), 2007; Ord. 89-21(A) section 2 (part), 1989; Ord. 85-2 section 2, 1985; Ord. 81-17 section 4, 1981).