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Administration, equipment and operation
General Municipal (GMU) CHAPTER 24, ARTICLE 13
§ 242. Administration, equipment and operation. The authority to
establish and maintain playgrounds and neighborhood recreation centers
may be vested in the park board or other existing body or in a
recreation commission as the board of estimate and apportionment, common
council, board of aldermen or corresponding legislative body, or the
governing board of any such county, town or village, shall determine.
The local authorities of any such municipality designated to equip,
operate and maintain playgrounds and neighborhood recreation centers as
authorized by this article, may equip such playgrounds and recreation
centers, and the buildings thereon, and may construct, maintain and
operate in connection therewith public baths and swimming pools. Such
local authorities may, for the purposes of carrying out the object of
such playgrounds or recreation centers, employ play leaders, playground
directors, supervisors, recreation secretary, superintendent or such
other officers or employees as they deem proper.