Aquatics Board Fact Sheet

Title: Aquatics Board

Type of Board/Commission/Committee: Charter

Affiliated Department: Parks and Recreation

Status: Active

Governing Legislation:
-Charter 3.23
-CBJ Code 67.10 via Ordinance 2015-25(b)
-Aquatics Board Bylaws
-Date Created: April 27, 2015
-Sunset Date: May 28, 2018

To reference the general rules of procedure and informational booklet for all boards, please see the documents available on the General Board Information page.

Description: 67.10.020 General powers. (a) Subject to state laws and City and Borough ordinances, the Aquatics Board shall generally exercise all powers necessary and incidental to the operation and maintenance of the municipally­ owned aquatics facilities according to the best interests of the public and in a sound business manner. The Aquatics Board: (1) · Shall be responsible for the operation, maintenance, development and marketing of the municipally owned and operated aquatics facilities, except as otherwise provided by the Assembly by resolution. (2) Shall prescribe the terms under which persons and groups may use the aquatic facilities under the board's management and establish and enforce standards of operation. (3) May adopt regulations pursuant to CBJ 01.60 necessary for the administration of the aquatics facilities under the board's management.

Membership: (a) The Aquatics Board shall consist of seven voting members appointed by the Assembly to serve without compensation for staggered three-year terms, and one liaison from the Juneau School District. The liaison shall not have the power to vote or be counted in determining whether a quorum of the board is present. Members of the board shall serve at the pleasure of the Assembly. Terms shall commence on July 1. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the unexpired term. In the event a seat has six months or less remaining to the unexpired term, the Assembly, at its discretion, may choose to appoint the member to the remainder of the current term as well as to the full term immediately following the expiration date of the unexpired term. No board member who has served for three consecutive terms or nine years shall again be eligible for appointment until one full year has intervened, provided, however, that this restriction shall not apply if there are no other qualified applicants at the time reappointment is considered by the Assembly. (b) No board member, or member of a board member's immediate family or household, may be employed by an aquatics facility owned by the City and Borough. To the extent possible, appointments to the Aquatics Board shall include persons having skills relevant to matters concerning the aquatics facilities. No more than two members of the Aquatics Board shall be a member or employee of any local swim organization, or the immediate family member of any member or employee of any local swim organization.

Officers: Chair and Vice Chair and any other officers deemed necessary.

Quorum: 4

Term Limits: The code section 67.10 is set to be automatically repealed on May 28, 2018 however 67.10.010 does impose term limits of 9 years should this code section be extended.

Annual Appointment Period (Annual Reports Due): June

Meetings: 67.10.050 Meetings. The Aquatics Board shall meet at least once each month at an accessible location and time to be designated by the board.

Special Facts: The Parks and Recreation Department Director serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Aquatic Facilities.

Staff Contact: Julie Jackson, Aquatics Manager - 321-6535 -