§ 33.116  POWERS AND DUTIES.
   The Open Space, Parks and Recreation Commission shall have the following powers and duties:
   (A)   To serve in an advisory capacity to the Council, the City Manager, and city staff in all matters pertaining to public open space, recreation, parks, and landscaped squares, and grounds;
   (B)   To make recommendations to the Council, the City Manager, and city staff with respect to the provisions of the annual budget for open space, recreation, and park purposes;
   (C)   To accept and reject offers of donations of money, personal property, and real estate to be used for open space, recreation, and park purposes, subject to approval by the Council;
   (D)   To prepare and recommend to the Council, the City Manager, and city staff a comprehensive municipal open space, recreation, and park programs for the inhabitants of the city, to promote and stimulate public interest therein, and to solicit to the fullest possible extent the cooperation of school authorities and other public and private agencies interested therein;
   (E)   To establish schedules of charges for services rendered, subject to approval by the Council;
   (F)   To prepare and recommend for adoption by the Council rules and regulations for the use and improvement of publicly-owned open space, parks and recreation areas, squares, and grounds in the city, including wetlands, gulches, greenways, playgrounds, concessions, and recreational facilities and programs installed and maintained therein;
   (G)   To prepare and recommend to the Council, the City Manager, and city staff policies for the acquisition, development, and improvement of open space, parks and recreation areas; and,
   (H)   To perform such other duties relating to open space, recreation and park matters as may be prescribed by the Council.
('63 Code, § 2-1.502) (Ord. 577-C.S., passed 9-15-94)