HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PARKS, RECREATION
AND CONSERVATION ADVISORY BOARD
ARTICLE I Name
This board, as established by resolution of the Board of County
Commissioners (BOCC), shall be known as the Hillsborough
County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Advisory Board.
ARTICLE II Members
There shall be seven board members, each appointed by the
County Commissioner of their district. Members shall reside within
the district of the appointing commissioner. All members will serve
a term in conjunction with their appointing commissioner, plus six
months or until a successor is appointed.
ARTICLE III Resignations
A member resigning from the Board shall submit a letter of
resignation to their appointing commissioner and to the Directors of
the Parks and Recreation and Conservation Departments.
ARTICLE IV Removal of Members
Upon majority vote, the Board may request that the BOCC replace
a member who has accrued three (3) consecutive unexcused
ARTICLE V Meetings
Section 1: The Board will meet a minimum of eight (8) times a
year. A specified calendar will be presented at the first regularly
scheduled meeting of the year by the Chair to be voted on by the
Board. All meetings shall be open to the public pursuant to Florida
Statutes Chapter 286, the Sunshine Law.
Section 2: Special meetings may be called by the chair in
emergency situations. Emergency situations shall be defined as
urgent, time-sensitive matters on which the Board must take action
prior to the next scheduled board meeting. Elected officials or
guests will be given special consideration for their time. The format
of the regular Parks Board meeting may be changed to
accommodate the scheduling needs of the official or guest. At that
time, the regular meeting of the Board will proceed according to the
Section 3: General parliamentary rules as appear in Robert’s Rules
of Order shall be observed in conducting meetings of the Board.
Section 4: The agenda for reg