Chapter 1.52
COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

Sections:

1.52.010    Department established.

1.52.015    Board – Membership – Compensation – Terms – Vacancies.

1.52.018    Meetings – Officers.

1.52.025    Duties.

1.52.035    Donations may be vested to city.

1.52.110    Repealed.

1.52.112    Repealed.

1.52.115    Repealed.

1.52.117    Repealed.

1.52.120    Public parks designated.

1.52.125    Repealed.

1.52.010 Department established.

For the purpose of providing for the proper maintenance and operation of the several public parks, play fields, tennis courts, recreational activities, recreational parks, stadiums, athletic fields, swimming pools and recreational structures belonging to the city of Hoquiam, Washington, there is established a department of said city to be known as the community services department. (Ord. 08-14 § 2, 2008; Ord. 84-2 § 1, 1984).

1.52.015 Board – Membership – Compensation – Terms – Vacancies.

(1) There is created a community services advisory board consisting of not less than seven and more than fifteen community members, and two members of the city council, all of whom shall be appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the council. No member shall receive any compensation. In making appointments to the board, the mayor shall recognize the diversity of the community, and shall attempt to include persons representing local business, the faith community, cultural organizations, and fraternal and service organizations.

(2) Upon the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter, the mayor shall appoint members to this board. Approximately half of the members shall be appointed to an initial term of two years, and the remaining members shall be appointed to an initial term of four years. Thereafter, all members shall be appointed to a term of four years. The two council members shall be appointed annually for one-year terms. Upon resignation or removal of any member, a successor shall be appointed for the balance of the unexpired term. (Ord. 06-12 § 1, 2006; Ord. 98-05 § 1, 1998; Ord. 89-6 § 2, 1989).

1.52.018 Meetings – Officers.

(1) The community services board shall not hold less than four regular monthly meetings during any one calendar year. Meetings shall be in the city council chambers or other public location and all meetings shall be subject to the Open Public Meetings Act (Chapter 42.30 RCW). Regular meetings shall be held on such dates and times as a majority of the board shall establish. A special meeting may be called at any time by the presiding officer, or by a majority of the members of the board upon written notice delivered at least twenty-four hours before the time of such meeting as specified in the notice.

(2) At the first meeting of the community services board and thereafter following February 1st of each year the board shall elect a chairperson from its members. The vice chairperson shall preside in the absence of the chairperson. The community services coordinator, or his/her designee, shall serve as the board’s secretary. The community services coordinator may speak to any issue of the board but shall have no vote, and shall prepare meeting agendas and minutes of all meetings.

(3) A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. A majority vote of those present shall be necessary to carry any motion. The board shall establish bylaws or procedures. (Ord. 12-04 § 1, 2012; Ord. 06-12 § 2, 2006; Ord. 89-6 § 2, 1989).

1.52.025 Duties.

(1) The board shall be advisory to the mayor and city council, and city administrator regarding the general planning, supervision and control of all parks, stadiums, recreational facilities, recreational programs, and community services of Hoquiam.

(2) The board may advise regarding: the development of recreation programs and park and recreation facilities; the conduct of any form of recreation; the management of all parks, grounds and stadiums; promotion, needs assessment, surveys and program evaluation; acquisition, development, maintenance and operation, including restrictions on and compensation for concessions or privileges in parks or facilities; and recommendations regarding entering into written contracts with the United States, the state, county or any city, town, park or recreation district, school district or other entity or organization for the purpose of conducting a recreational program or exercising any duty of this chapter. (Ord. 12-04 § 2, 2012; Ord. 06-12 § 3, 2006; Ord. 89-6 § 2, 1989).

1.52.035 Donations may be vested to city.

All persons desirous of making gifts of money, personal property or real estate for the benefit of said parks, recreation facilities or program, or any other parks or facility of the city, or for the purpose of creating other parks or facilities in the city, shall have the right to vest the title thereto in the city, to be held and controlled when accepted according to the terms of the deed of gift, devise or bequest. (Ord. 89-6 § 2, 1989).

1.52.110 Recreational park and pool fund.

Repealed by Ord. 07-11. (Ord. 2606 § 8, 1973).

1.52.112 Fees – Youth recreation programs.

Repealed by Ord. 12-04. (Ord. 07-11 § 1, 2007).

1.52.115 Fees – Adult recreation programs.

Repealed by Ord. 12-04. (Ord. 07-11 § 2, 2007; Ord. 91-5, 1991).

1.52.117 Scorekeepers, umpires and referees.

Repealed by Ord. 12-04. (Ord. 07-11 § 7, 2007).

1.52.120 Public parks designated.

The following described areas are established as a public park and are dedicated to the use of the public as such:

(1) Block 6, Block 184, Block 189, Corrected Plat to the city of Hoquiam;

(2) Block 7, Karr’s Hill Addition to the city of Hoquiam;

(3) Lot 8, except the East 70 feet thereof and all of Lot 9, Plat of Hoquiam Heights Addition to the city of Hoquiam;

All of that portion of Blocks 2, 3 and 9, lying Northerly of existing Grand Avenue and Easterly of existing Sunset Drive, as said Blocks are situated in the Plat of College Hill Addition to the city of Hoquiam;

(4) All of Block numbered twenty-one (21), as said block is numbered and designated upon the Corrected Plat of the town of Hoquiam, in the city of Hoquiam, Grays Harbor County, Washington, with the appurtenances thereunto belonging;

(5) Olympic Stadium described as:

Tax Lot No. 2, Section 7, Township 17 N, Range 9, W.W.M., Tract beginning at Southwest corner of Northwest Quarter of Northwest Quarter, Section 7; thence North 405'; thence East 825.6'; thence South 58.2'; thence East 185'; thence South 350' to Northeast corner, Block 73 of Heermans Annex; thence West 1011.7' to beginning;

(6) That portion of the following described parcel which lies Northwesterly of Endresen Road:

Beginning at the NE corner of the NE l/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 3, Township 17 North, Range 10WWM, Grays Harbor County, Washington; thence S 0°24'31" E along the east line of said NE 1/4 a distance of 326.18 feet; thence S 89°35'29" W at right angles to said east line a distance of 500.0 feet; thence N 0°24'31" W parallel to the east line of said NE 1/4 a distance of 326.18 feet; thence N 89°35'29" E a distance of 500.0 feet to the point of beginning.

(7) A portion of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 3, T17N, R10WWM, Grays Harbor County, Washington, described as follows:

Commencing at the southwest corner of Block 10, plat of Grays Harbor Company’s Addition to the city of Hoquiam, Washington; thence North 89°10'00" West along the north line of Emerson Avenue produced westerly a distance of 1749.69 feet to the point of beginning; thence North 5°39'40" West a distance of 568.78 feet; thence North 63°49'10" West a distance of 204.02 feet; thence North 0°07'09" East a distance of 153.00 feet; thence South 77°00'30" West a distance of 30.80 feet; thence south 47°17'15" West a distance of 117.67 feet; thence South 79°40'15" West a distance of 270.47 feet; thence South 89°50'15" West a distance of 136.72 feet; thence North 85°15'00" West a distance of 381.16 feet; thence North 87°41'00" West a distance of 256.09 feet; thence South 79°24'00" West a distance of 210.90 feet; thence South 80°39'30" West a distance of 227.11 feet; thence North 84°27'30" West a distance of 302.09 feet; thence South 73°22'30" West a distance of 136.48 feet; thence North 86°46'15" West a distance of 197.5 feet more or less to the west line of said Section 3, T17N, R10WWM; thence South along the west line thereof a distance of 215 feet more or less to an intersection with north line of State Highway No. 109; thence easterly along said north line of State Highway No. 109 a distance of 2300 feet more or less to the intersection with the north line of Emerson Avenue produced westerly; thence South 89°10'00" East along said north line a distance of 143.0 feet more or less to the point of beginning;

Subject to reservation of a sixty-foot easement for street purposes, for utilities and the water line as the same presently exists and as built with the right to enter upon the above described property to construct said street, to renew, replace and install additional lines and utilities are established as public parks and dedicated to the use of the public as such.

(7A) A portion of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 3, T17N, R10WWM, Grays Harbor County, Washington, described as follows:

Commencing at the Southwest corner of Block 10, Plat of Grays Harbor Company’s Addition to the City of Hoquiam, Washington; Thence North 89°10'00" West along the North line of Emerson Avenue produced Westerly a distance of 1,749.69 feet to the Point of Beginning; Thence North 5°39'40" West a distance of 568.78 feet; Thence North 63°49'10" West a distance of 204.02 feet; Thence North 0°07'09" East a distance of 153.00 feet; Thence South 77°00'30" West a distance of 30.80 feet; Thence South 47°17'15" West a distance of 117.67 feet; Thence South 79°40'15" West a distance of 270.47 feet; Thence South 89°50'15" West a distance of 136.72 feet; Thence North 85°15'00" West a distance of 381.16 feet; Thence North 87°41'00" West a distance of 256.09 feet; Thence South 79°24'00" West a distance of 210.90 feet; Thence South 80°39'30" West a distance of 227.11 feet; Thence North 84°27'30" West a distance of 302.09 feet; Thence South 73°22'30" West a distance of 136.48 feet; Thence North 86°46'15" West a distance of 197.5 feet;

more or less to the West line of said Section 3, T17N, R10WWM; Thence South along the West line thereof a distance of 215 feet, more or less to an intersection with North line of State Highway No. 109; Thence Easterly along said North line of State Highway No. 109 a distance of 2300 feet more or less to the intersection with the North line of Emerson Avenue produced Westerly; Thence South 89°10'00" East along said North line a distance of 143.0 feet more or less to the Point of Beginning.

Containing 23.25 acres more or less except the following described parcel:

Commencing at the Southwest corner of Block 10, Plat of Grays Harbor Company’s Addition to the City of Hoquiam, Washington; Thence North 89°10'00" West along the North line of Emerson Avenue produced Westerly a distance of 1,749.69 feet to the point of beginning; Thence North 5°39'40" West a distance of 568.78 feet; Thence North 63°49'10" West a distance of 204.02 feet; Thence North 0°07'09" East a distance of 153.00 feet; Thence South 77°00'30" West a distance of 30.80 feet; Thence South 47°17'15" West a distance of 117.67 feet; Thence South 79°40'15" West a distance of 270.47 feet; Thence South 89°50'15" West a distance of 136.72 feet; Thence South 18°36'00" West a distance of 470.00 feet more or less; Thence Easterly along said North line of State Highway No. 109 a distance of 943.00 feet more or less to the intersection with the North line of Emerson Avenue produced Westerly; Thence South 89°10'00" East along said North line a distance of 143.0 feet more or less to the Point of Beginning.

(8) Lots 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10 of Block 83 of Edward Campbell’s Corrected Plat of the Town of Hoquiam, as per plat recorded in Volume 3 of Plats, page 3, together with that portion of the vacated alley in said Block 83 which lies Southerly of Lots 1, 2 and 3, and Northerly of Lots 8, 9 and 10, together with that portion of vacated 17th Street in the city of Hoquiam abutting on said premises which attached thereto by operation of law; and Lots 3, 4, 5 and 6 in Block 82 of Edward Campbell’s Corrected Plat of the Town of Hoquiam, as per plat recorded in Volume 3 of Plats, page 3, together with that portion of the vacated alley in said Block 82 lying Southwesterly of said Lots 3 and 4, and Northeasterly of said Lots 5 and 6, together with those portions of vacated “C” Street and vacated 17th Street in the city of Hoquiam abutting on said premises which attached thereto by operation of law;

Together with an easement over, across, along and under the following described property situated in Grays Harbor County, Washington, as follows:

Lots 3 through 11, inclusive, in Block 124 of Beacon Hill Addition, as per plat recorded in Volume 5 of Plats, page 23, together with that portion of vacated 17th Street in the city of Hoquiam abutting on said Lot 11 which attached thereto by operation of law; and the Southeasterly 40 feet of Block 120 of Beacon Hill Addition, as per plat recorded in Volume 5 of Plats, page 23, together with those portions of vacated “C” Street and vacated 17th Street abutting on said premises which attached thereto by operation of law;

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Quit Claim Deed and Easement; be, and the same is hereby, established as a public park and dedicated to the use of the public as such.

(8A) The east 70 feet of Tract 8, Hoquiam Heights Addition to the city of Hoquiam, as per plat recorded in volume 5 of Plats, page 22, records of Grays Harbor County. Situate in the County of Grays Harbor, State of Washington, be, and the same is hereby, established as a public park and dedicated to the use of the public as such. (Ord. 92-11 § 1, 1992; Ord. 2823 § 1, 1977; Ord. 2764 § 1, 1976; Ord. 2669 § 1, 1974; Ord. 2614 § 1, 1973; Ord. 2606 § 11, 1973).

1.52.125 Fees – Hoquiam Aquatic Center.

Repealed by Ord. 07-11. (Ord. 91-11 § l, 1991).