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A. A parks, recreation and cemetery commission is hereby established. The commission is an advisory group who will consist of eight (8) members with the following makeup:
1. A preferred, but not required, representative of community education who was/is either a member of the school board or an administrative staff person;
2. A high school student, between the ages of fourteen (14) and eighteen (18), who attends school in school district 271;
3. A member of the city council; and
4. Five (5) residents of the city.
B. Commission members will be appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council and may be removed in the same manner.
C. Commission members will serve for a term of three (3) years or until his or her successor is appointed and qualified, except for the high school student whose term shall be one year. Vacancies on the commission occurring before the expiration of a term, will be filled by the mayor for the remainder of the term.
D. Commission members will be selected without respect to political affiliation and will serve without compensation.
E. The City Parks and Recreation Director will serve as liaisons to the commission. (Ord. 3681 §1, 2021: Ord. 3382 §17, 2010)