Ga. Laws 1946, Act No. 622, p. 152 (GA Code 36-64-5); BOC resolution of March 8, 1966 (Photostat Book No. 2); Amended by BOC February 8, 1972; Amended November 26, 1996 (name changed from Recreation Commission to Recreation Board with recodification of Code, effective 1/1/97).
BOC action of 02/26/13 increased the size of the Recreation Board from seven to nine members.
Consists of nine members appointed by the BOC and who serve without compensation. Terms of office, after initial staggering, shall be five (5) years or until successors are appointed. Vacancies occurring, other than by expiration of term, are filled for the unexpired term.
Duties and powers are to provide, conduct and supervise public playgrounds, playfields, indoor recreation centers and other recreation facilities owned or controlled by the County. The Board recommends to the BOC for employment the Director of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department.
The Board submits to the BOC an annual budget for Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and may solicit or receive any gifts or bequests of money or personal property for the temporary or permanent use for playgrounds or other recreational purposes. The Board is not empowered to incur bonded indebtedness or to levy taxes for any purpose.
Members receive no compensation.
|Member Name||Appointed By||Term|
|Joe Mayes||Chairman Boyce||03/31/2021|
|Bill Carver||Commissioner Ott||03/31/2024|
|Wynn McCurdy||Commissioner Birrell||03/31/2021|
|John Pape||Commissioner Gambrill||03/31/2023|
|Keylan Mitchell||Commissioner Cupid||03/31/2022|
|Nathan Wade||Commissioner Birrell||03/31/2022|
|Elliot Hennington||Commissioner Cupid||03/31/2023|
|Jill Flamm, Chair||Commissioner Ott||03/31/2023|
|Bill Jones||Commissioner Gambrill||03/31/2021|
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