Chapter 143: Whitesburg Park Commission

Editor’s note: The Whitesburg Park Commission was established by Ordinance 1996-51, passed August 12, 1996.

Cross references

  • Open meetings - see ADM. Ch. 114
  • Whitesburg Park Fishing Pond - see GEN. OFF. Ch. 507

143.01   Creation

There is hereby created a commission to be known and designated as the “Whitesburg Park Commission” composed of six members appointed by the Mayor who shall hold no other elected or appointed position within the Village, and one Council person, appointed by the President of Council. The six members appointed by the Mayor shall be confirmed by a majority of Council.
(Ord. 1996-51. Passed 8-12-96.)

143.02   Term

The term of six members to be appointed shall be four years, provided that the term of two of the members appointed in 1996 shall be for two years and two of the members shall be for three years. In the event that a vacancy occurs during the term of any member, his or her successor shall be appointed for the unexpired portion of the term.
(Ord. 1996-51. Passed 8-12-96.)

143.03   Compensation

Members of the Commission shall serve without compensation.
(Ord. 1996-51. Passed 8-12-96.)

143.04   Authority

The Whitesburg Park Commission shall have the sole power to:

  1. (a) Study, investigate, plan, advise, report and recommend to Council, the Mayor, and the Chief Administrative Officer any action, program, plan, improvements, or legislation which the Commission finds or determines to be advisable for the continued use of the Whitesburg Park by the Village residents and/or others.

  2. (b) To review programs or events proposed by individuals or groups, and the preparation of recommendations as to such proposals.

  3. (c) To recommend to Council and the Mayor the use of all funds that have been donated or bequeathed for use in the Whitesburg Park.
    (Ord. 1996-51. Passed 8-12-96.)

143.05   Organization

The Commission shall choose its own officers, make its own rules and regulations, and keep a journal of its proceedings. The member of Council shall not hold any office on the Commission. A majority of the members shall be a quorum for the transaction of business. All plans, findings, advice, reports and recommendations made by the Commission shall be in writing and shall designate by name those members of the Commission approving or concurring therein, and members who do not so approve or concur therein shall have the right, as a part of such report, to state their reasons for refusing to approve or concur.
(Ord. 1996-51. Passed 8-12-96.)

143.06   Referral

The Commission, when requested by Council, the Mayor, or the Chief Administrative Officer, shall consider, investigate, make findings, report and recommend upon any special matter or question coming within the scope of its work.
(Ord. 1996-51. Passed 8-12-96.)