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The Department of Recreation shall be under the supervision and control of a Director of Recreation who shall be appointed by, and serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. The Director of Recreation shall perform such other duties and functions in connection with the public recreation of the City, and have such further power as may be provided by ordinance. All gifts or funds obtained from levies for recreational purposes, including those for land, improvements and operation, or appropriated by other public bodies, or donated for such purposes to the City, shall be received by the City Council for recreational purposes only. The Council may authorize cooperative agreements for the acquisition, operation and maintenance of playgrounds, gymnasiums, swimming pools or beaches, and recreational centers.
For the purpose of developing and planning recreational programs, and the fees to be charged therefor, a Recreation Commission of five members shall be appointed by the Mayor of the City of Euclid. The Director of the Department of Recreation shall be a permanent ex- officio member of the Recreation Commission. One member shall be a member of the Board of Education of the Euclid City School District, one member shall be a member of Euclid City Council, and the remaining three members shall be electors of the City not holding other public office. The members of the Recreation Commission shall be appointed by the Mayor for a term of two years, except that of the four appointed for the terms beginning January 1, 1985, two shall be appointed for a term of two years, and two for a term of one year. The term of the third elector appointed pursuant to this amendment shall coincide with and shall expire at the same time as the term of the two electors currently appointed. A vacancy occurring during the term of any member of the Recreation Commission shall be filled for the unexpired term in the manner authorized for an original appointment. The Commission shall elect a chairman and a secretary, and it shall adopt rules and regulations for the conduct of all business within its jurisdiction. No member of the Commission may serve as chairman for more than one year consecutively. The previously appointed and duly acting Recreation Commission shall expire and have no authority on and after December 31, 1984, and the new Recreation Commission shall take office pursuant to the terms of this section on and after January 1, 1985.
(Amended November 6, 1984; November 2, 1999; March 7, 2000.)