Ordinance 041907

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12, BY ADDINGCHAPTER 12.10 WHICH ESTABLISHES FEES FOR USE OFTHE PAVILION AND FEES FOR USE OF CAMPING AREASIN BUNCH PARK AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

WHERAS, The City has a very active, resourceful and successful Parks and RecreationCommittee.

WHEREAS, through the effmts of the Parks ancl Recreation Committee the usage ofBunch Park has increased significantly over past years.

WHEREAS, increased use of Bunch Park has led to the need for enhanced maintenanceat increased cost.

WHEREAS, it seems entirely appropriate that the increased cost be passed on, in largepart, to those using the park where possible.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELKTNS, ARKANSAS, that

SECTION I: EMC Title 12 Parks and Recreation and Community Involvement ishereby amended by adding Chapter 12.10 as follows:

Chapter 12. 10 Fees For Use of Park Pavilion and Campsite

SECTION 2: Chapter 12.10 shall contain the following sections:

12.10.01 Pavilion Use Fees: Use of the pavilion in Bunch Park after May 30,2007, shall be by reservation made through City Hall and there is hereby enacted a fee for use ofsuch pavilion as follows:

Four (4) hours or less      $25.00All day (not to exceed park rules)   $50.00

All fees must be paid at least 24 hours in advance of the beginning of usage and paymentmade during City Hall business hours.

12.10.02 Campsite Use Fee: Use of a Bunch Park Campsite after May 30, 2007,shall be by reservation made through City Hall and there is here -'Y enacted a fee for use of suchcampsites as follows:

Per day (begins at 3:00 p.m. through1:00 p.m. of the fo llowing day). $15.00

All fees must be paid at least 24 hours in advance of the beginning of usage and paymentmade during City Hall business hours.

12.10.03 - Reserved

12.10.04- Reserved

12.10.05 Use ofFees For Park Use: Fees collected by the City pursuant toSections 12.10.01 and 12.10.02 shall be used by the Parks and Recreation Committee only forpark maintenance, operations and improvements. These funds will be held by the RecorderTreasurerand accounted for in a fund denoted Elkins Bunch Park Use Fees.

Passed and approved this 17th day of May 2007.

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