18.0203 Director—Powers and duties.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 18.0203]

The director has the following powers and duties:

(1) manage, develop, control and maintain the park system;

(2) initiate, promote, equip and supervise recreational programs in areas within the park system;

(3) submit an annual report on the operations of the park system and recreational programs by the department for each fiscal year to the Governor and Legislature not later than 1 December;

(4) administer the department through organizational units which he may establish;

(5) prescribe the duties of assistants, deputies, attendants and other persons employed in the department;

(6) manage the budget of the department;

(7) attend, ex officio, all meetings of the commission; and

(8) establish rules in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, 4.1001 et seq, to accomplish the purposes of this act.

History: 1980, PL 16-55 § 2.