Parks & Recreation Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission advises and otherwise assists the Town Manager in the establishment of rules and regulations concerning the use and maintenance of all athletic fields, playgrounds, parks, recreational areas, and golf course.   The Commission further advises and otherwise assists the Town Manager in establishing rules and regulations for development, servicing, and delivery of recreational activities, both active and passive, in the Town. The Commission oversees the Olde Scotland Links Golf Course and develops policy recommendations concerning the golf operation.  The Commission may create a Golf Advisory Committee of no more than five members who shall be appointed by the Town Manager upon recommendation of the Commission.  The Golf Advisory Committee shall provide advice to the Parks and Recreation Commission on the development of golf course policies.  The Parks and Recreation Commission develops and recommends rules and procedures for the operation of the Town fisheries.  The Commission oversees the Fisheries Committee which shall be made up of no more than three members, subject to the approval of the Town Manager.  The Fisheries Committee shall provide advice to the Parks and Recreation Commission on the development of fisheries policies and regional fisheries issues, and may act in coordination with similar committees in neighboring towns.  The Commission advises the Town Manager on the development and content of the Town’s Recreation Plans.  The Parks and Recreation Commission is an advisory committee of the Town.

The Parks and Recreation Commission consists of five members appointed for three year terms.