Pursuant to the Richmond Code of Ordinances, the duties of the commission shall be:
1. To assist the recreation director in the planning and promotion of recreation, play, sport, and physical training for town residents;
2. To assist the recreation director in the formulation of a comprehensive recreation plan to include policies and programs to maintain and operate public waterways, beaches, playgrounds, athletic fields and other community recreation facilities for which admission may or may not be charged;
3. To provide advice and information to the town council and to other town officials and departments about recreational facilities and programs to serve the citizens of the town.