City of Trenton, Ohio

Parks and Recreation Board

Meetings

Meetings are held once a month - the day of the month varies.





Board Members

Ryan
​​​​​​​Perry

Council Member
Pleasure of City Council

Appointed: January 1, 2016

Term Expires: December 31, 2019

Phoebe
​​​​​​​Fry

Board Member
​​​​​​

Mel
​​​​​​​McKay III

Board Member

Kathy 

Hass

Board Member

Jessica
Cooney

Board Member

(Vacant)

Board Member

Area of Responsibility
Advisory Committee to City Council and City Manager pertaining to matters of public recreation and facilities.

Term: 3 Years

Appointed by: City Council

Legal Basis: City Charter, Article VI

Ordinance: PART TWO, TITLE EIGHT, CHAPTER 276


PURPOSE
The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Board is to act as an advisory board in the Recreation and Parks Division with regard to recreational programs and facilities.

DUTIES
The Parks and Recreation Board shall act in an advisory capacity to Council and the City Manager in matters pertaining to public recreation and the acquisition, development, improvement and management of parks, parkstrips and other City property. It shall conduct studies of existing parks, recreational programs and facilities in the community, the need for improvement and extension thereof, and the need and feasibility of additional parks and recreation facilities and methods of financing the same. It shall consider plans for the better coordination of recreational facilities offered by various agencies in the community, and for the better administration and utilization of such activities, and shall report its findings and recommendations to Council and the City Manager. It shall perform such other duties relative to parks and recreational programs and activities as may, from time to time, be delegated to it by Council.

ADVISORS
City staff shall provide advice and technical support for the Parks and Recreation Board, but do not work for the Board. Staff is to be treated with respect and human dignity. Any breach or abuse of this may result in dismissal by the City Council.

REMOVAL
The City Council shall have the right to remove, for misfeasance, malfeasance or nonfeasance, by a two-thirds vote of Council, any appointed member of the Parks and Recreation Board. Members are expected to be present at all meetings, if possible. If the member is unexcused for two consecutive meetings, they may be removed from the Board with a two-thirds vote of Council.