AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 2-17 AND 2-17.1 OF THE FAUQUIER COUNTY CODE RELATED TO PARKS AND RECREATION
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that it is in the best interest of the County to amend Sections 2-17 and 2-17.1 of the Code of Fauquier County relating to the daily Supervision of the Director of the Parks and Recreation Department, and its adherence to County Finance policies; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has received the comments of the public on the proposed amendments; now, therefore, be it
ORDAINED by the Board of Supervisors of Fauquier County this 10th day of March 2005, That Sections 2-17 and 2-17.1 of the Code of Fauquier County be, and are hereby, amended as follows:
Section 2-17. Powers and duties
Immediately after their appointment, the
board shall meet and organize by electing one of their members chairman
and such other officers as may be necessary. The board may appoint
Section 2-17.1. Finances generally
(a) Annually, the parks and recreation board shall submit a budget request to the board of supervisors for operation and maintenance of the park and recreation facilities of the county for their approval. In addition to any funds appropriated by the board of supervisors, the parks and recreation board may accept any grant or devise of real estate or any gift or bequest of money or other personal property or donation to the applied principal or income for either temporary or permanent use for parks and recreation purposes; but if acceptable thereof for such persons which subject the board of supervisors to additional expense for improvements, maintenance or renewal, the acceptance of any grant or devise of real estate shall be subject to the approval of the board of supervisors. Money received for such purposes, unless otherwise specified in the terms of the gift or bequest, shall be deposited with the county treasury and designated for the parks and recreation budget of the county.
(b) The parks and recreation board may charge a nominal fee for such activities as the board shall see fit.
(c) The park and recreation board shall not be permitted to encumber any debt upon the county beyond its annual budget appropriation unless express permission is given by the board of supervisors.
(d) Use and expenditures of
appropriated and donated funds shall be in conformance with adopted
board of supervisorsí purchasing and financial policies.