Town of Emmitsburg
300A S. Seton Ave Emmitsburg, Maryland

An Ordinance to Amend
Title 12
Of the Code of Emmitsburg
Streets, Sidewalks and Public Places

Be it Enacted and Ordained by the Board of Commissioners of the Town of Emmitsburg, Maryland that Chapter 12.20.020 of the Emmitsburg Municipal Code be, and it hereby is, amended as follows:

The amended section of this regulation reads as follows with new language designated by being in BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS, and language being deleted designated by being stricken through.

12.20.020 - Parks and recreation committee—Composition, duties, meetings.
A. The parks and recreation committee shall not exceed eight TEN (10) members and one board of commissioners' representative who shall be a voting member. One member may reside outside of the town limits. The members of the committee shall be appointed by the mayor with the consent of the board of commissioners. Members of the committee shall be appointed for a period of two years, and shall serve without compensation.

B. The committee shall organize at the first regularly scheduled meeting after January 1st of each year and elect a chairperson, vice-chairperson, and secretary.

C. The chairperson, or in his/her absence, the vice-chairperson or secretary, shall preside at all meetings of the committee. The presiding officer shall decide on all points of order or procedure, subject to the regulations set forth in this chapter, unless otherwise directed by a majority of the committee members present.

D. Regular meetings shall be held at seven-thirty p.m. on the third Tuesday of February, May, August and November. Notice of the meeting shall be posted on the town cable channel, at the town office and other appropriate media outlets,

E. Special meetings may be called by the chairperson or in his/her absence the vice-chairperson. Notice of such meetings shall be given to each member by mail or telephone at least forty-eight (48) hours or more before the meeting. Special or additional meetings will in no way substitute for or replace a regular meeting as herein required.

F. It shall be the duty of each member to attend all meetings. Should any member be absent from one-half or more of all meetings held during the year, the committee shall recommend to the mayor and the board of commissioners that the member's resignation be requested, unless determined by vote of a majority of committee members that there is a sufficient excuse for nonattendance.

G. A quorum shall consist of a majority of the existing filled seats membership.
G. It shall be the duty of the secretary, assisted by the committee's staff, to keep a true and accurate record of all proceedings at all meetings. Minutes from each meeting shall be typed and placed in a record book. The secretary or presiding officer at the meeting shall sign the minute book, resolutions, and other official documents, as adopted or approved.

(Ord. 07-09: Ord. 05-07: Ord. 04-13: Ord. 03-19: Ord. 02-17: Ord. 01-20; Ord. 97-02; Ord. 96-10; Ord. 93-10 § 1 (§ 1.03): prior code Art. II § 16 (1.03))


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