An Ordinance of the City of Hastings Regulating Additional Unlawful Acts
And Special Regulations for Lake Rebecca Park
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HASTINGS:
HASTINGS CITY CODE CHAPTER 94, SECTION 94.05 AND SECTION 94.06 IS AMENDED AS FOLLOWS:
§ 94.05 ADDITIONAL UNLAWFUL ACTS.
It is unlawful in any park for any person to:
(A) Build or maintain a recreational fire in any park except in places or facilities provided;
(B) Drive or operate any motorized vehicle of any type whatsoever in any area of a park other than parking lots and designated roadways, it being specifically prohibited hereby to operate any motorized vehicles on any bicycle path, hiking trail, or walkway;
(C) It is unlawful for any person to consume or be in possession of intoxicating liquor in any City park at any time. It is unlawful for any person to consume or be in possession of intoxicating malt liquor, wine or 3.2% malt liquor in any City park between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m.; the following provisions also apply:(1) Veterans Athletic Complex where possession or consumption of intoxicating liquor is prohibited at all times, however; wine or intoxicating malt liquor shall be permitted between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m.
(2) Special Events in any City Park; sales, possession or consumption of intoxicating liquor is prohibited at all times, however; wine or intoxicating malt liquor shall be permitted between 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. when such sales, possession and consumption are in conjunction with the issuance of a temporary on-sale wine and beer liquor license issued to a qualified entity as part of a community wide festival; such sales, possession and consumption are in a confined area approved by the City Council; and in compliance with all other conditions the Council reasonably deems necessary to protect the public health, safety and welfare.
(D) Commit any nuisance or any offense against decency or public morals;
(E) Paste, affix, or inscribe any handbill or poster on any structure or property on any place, square, or roadway surrounding a park;
(F) Disturb or interfere with any birds, animals, animal habitat, or nesting area in a park;
(G) Sell or offer for sale any articles, food, or beverage without a permit, lease, or concession granted by the city;
(H) Allow his or her unleashed cat or dog to be in any city park or field to pick up animal waste as required by § 91.34;
(I) Write upon or mark or deface in any manner, or use in any improper way any property or thing pertaining to or in a park;
(J) Refuse to obey all orders or directions of authorized city personnel;
(K) Break, cut, mutilate, injure, remove, or carry away any tree, plant, flower, shrub, rock, soil, sand, fence, benches, tables, or any other city property;
(L) Schedule and hold large gatherings without a written permit from the city;
(M) Be in possession of any explosive, bow and arrow, or other similar device; provided, however, that nothing herein contained shall prohibit the discharge of fireworks by an organization or group of organizations authorized in writing by the City Council.
(N) Engage in any on-site sale of intoxicating malt liquor, 3.2% malt liquor or wine in the Veterans Park Athletic Complex without first obtaining the necessary license from the City.
(O) Set up any tent, temporary shelter, camp trailer, concession wagon or horse trailer without written permission from the Director of Parks and Recreation.
(P) Discharge any pollutants into any body of water in any park.
§ 94.06 SPECIAL REGULATIONS FOR LAKE REBECCA PARK.
Notwithstanding anything herein contained to the contrary, it shall be unlawful for any person to do any of the following acts or things in Lake Rebecca Park:
(A) Operate any type of motor powered boat upon Lake Rebecca except that electric powered boats shall be allowed;
(B) Suffer or permit any dog, cat, or other pet whatsoever within the beach area of Lake Rebecca;
(C) Bring into, be in possession of, or use any glass beverage containers, whatsoever; and/or
(D) The feeding of waterfowl within Lake Rebecca Park is prohibited.
Council member _____________ moved a second to this Ordinance, and upon being put to a vote it was adopted by a majority of all Council members present.
Adopted by the Hastings City Council on this ____ day of _____________, 2014, by the following vote:
CITY OF HASTINGS
Paul J. Hicks, Mayor
Julie A. Flaten, City Clerk
I hereby certify that the above is a true and correct copy of the Ordinance presented to and adopted by the City of Hastings, County of Dakota, Minnesota, on the ____ day of __________, 2014, as disclosed by the records of the City of Hastings on file and of record in the office.
______________________Julie A. Flaten, City Clerk