Parks Advisory Board
Parks, Recreation & Community Affairs Advisory Board(5 Members – 1 per Commissioner – Term consistent with the duration of the term of the appointing Commissioner)
The City Commission adopted Resolution #58-99, which abolished the Community Affairs Advisory Board and the Parks and Recreation Board, and created the Parks, Recreation and Community Affairs Advisory Board on March 23, 1999. Resolution #2009-090 amended Resolution #58-99 to add duties formerly performed by the I.T. Parker Community Center Advisory Board.
The purpose of this Board is to make recommendations and suggestions to the City Commission of the City of Dania Beach on matters concerning the use of parks and park facilities (including P.J. Meli, C.W. Thomas and Frost Parks), and including recommendations pertaining to requests for use of facilities and fee waivers, for the general purpose of promoting harmony and goodwill throughout the City of Dania Beach in connection with the use and enjoyment of such facilities and to encourage and arrange for a variety of cultural events to be held within the City. In addition, the Board shall make recommendations and suggestions to the City Commission on matters concerning the operations and management of the I.T. Parker Community Center, including, but not limited to, recommendations on requests made by persons or organizations for waivers or reductions in rent, fees or both for use of the Center.
Membership & Qualifications
The Board shall consist or five (5) members appointed by the City Commission. The members must be registered voters and residents of the City of Dania Beach for a minimum of six (6) months prior to appointment.
Three (3) members of the Board shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Board.
Members of this Board are not required to file a Financial Disclosure Form.
Terms of Office
Each appointee shall serve a term consistent with the duration of the term of the appointing Commissioner and without compensation at the pleasure of the City Commission of the City of Dania Beach.
Any member missing three (3) meetings without obtaining excused absences from the Board shall automatically be removed from the Board and replaced in the same manner in which that member was originally appointed. (Resolution #2005-187) Failure to have quorum to hold a meeting shall be considered an unexcused absence.