City of Bonne Terre, MO
St. Francois County
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Section 235.010 City Park.

[CC 2001 §12.16.010; Ord. No. PRI-78 §§1 — 2, 10-10-1978]
A. 
The following rules and regulations are established for the Bonne Terre Municipal Park that is bounded by North Long Street, West DeSoto Road and North Norwine Street.
1. 
No horses or other livestock shall be permitted upon park property to include interior park roadways.
2. 
All vehicles shall use only interior roadways and surfaced parking areas. Vehicles will not be operated or parked on grass areas.
3. 
All park roadways shall have a speed limit of ten (10) miles per hour.
4. 
No truck type vehicles larger than pickup size shall use the interior park roadways.
5. 
Tampering with or defacing park regulatory signs is forbidden and shall constitute a misdemeanor.
6. 
All waste and trash must be placed in trash containers.
7. 
There shall be a curfew on all park property with the exception of activities related to use of the community buildings, tennis courts and swimming pool facility. No one shall be on park premises with the aforestated exceptions after 10:00 P.M. April through October and 8:00 P.M. November through March.
B. 
Failure to comply with these rules and regulations on the park property concerned shall constitute an ordinance violation.

Section 235.020 Lakeview Park.

[CC 2001 §12.16.020; Ord. No. PR-2-75 §§1 — 3, 1975]
A. 
The tract of land containing eighteen and ninety-four hundredths (18.94) acres ± deeded to the City of Bonne Terre, Missouri, on April 24, 1974 from St. Joe Minerals Corporation (said deed recorded in Book 601, Pages 638, 639, 640 of the Land Records of St. Francois County, Missouri) is decreed as open to the public for recreational purposes and use.
B. 
The alley adjoining the property situated between Lake Street and Sycamore Street is declared to be one-way for traffic from Lake Street to Sycamore Street only.
C. 
Lakeview Park is open to the public for recreational purposes subject to the following rules and regulations:
1. 
No vehicle of any type whether motor-driven or not shall be permitted except on designated roadways and parking areas.
2. 
No paddle boats or sailboats shall be allowed. Fishing boats and canoes shall be permitted on the lake but none shall be propelled by gas engines. Boats shall not be permitted that exceed sixteen (16) feet in length. All craft shall be launched only at designated points. All craft must have an approved flotation device for each occupant.
3. 
All fish regulations as promulgated by the Missouri Department of Conservation shall be adhered to.
4. 
No firearms, spears, gigs, bows or similar devices shall be permitted on the property. Air and BB guns, fireworks, pyrotechnics and explosives are also prohibited.
5. 
No swimming or wading shall be permitted in the lake.
6. 
No fires shall be permitted except in confined and/or designated facilities. No open unrestricted fires permitted.
7. 
Due to close proximity to the hospital and residences, loud noises or actions shall be prohibited during hours of darkness.
8. 
Damage, destruction or defacing of any and all signs, facilities, hardware and natural vegetation on the property shall be deemed destruction of public property.
9. 
It shall be deemed a violation of this Section to deposit waste, litter, debris, garbage or trash anywhere on the property other than in designated receptacles.
10. 
Ice skating or fishing will not be permitted until ice thickness is adjudged safe by the City Safety Committee.
11. 
No scuba diving or spear fishing will be permitted.
12. 
No boat or canoe will be launched on the lake without obtaining a permit to be issued by the Police Department who will conduct a safety inspection. Permits will be limited to fifteen (15) permits at one (1) time.
13. 
No camping will be permitted on the property.
14. 
No trot lines, limb lines, jug lines or flotation device lines shall be permitted.

Section 235.030 Ted Boyer Memorial Field.

[CC 2001 §12.16.025; Ord. No. 2001-26 §§1 — 3, 5-8-2001]
A. 
The tract of land situated at the southeast quarter of the City park, bounded by Long Street on the east, Southpark Estates on the south, JayCee Drive on the west and the Nutrition Center on the north, is hereby decreed to be "Ted Boyer Memorial Field".
B. 
Use of the "Ted Boyer Memorial Field" shall be as hereby established:
1. 
Primary use of the field shall be given to the officers of the "Raider Junior Football League" or their successor, provided that said officers file a notice of intention to use the fields with the City Clerk of the City of Bonne Terre annually before April first (1st) of each year.
2. 
Secondary use of the field shall be given to those groups, persons, entities or organizations that register and reserve use of the fields with the City Clerk of the City of Bonne Terre on a first come, first reserved basis.
C. 
The follow rules and regulations are hereby established for use of the "Ted Boyer Memorial Field":
1. 
No vehicle of any type, whether motor-driven or not, shall be permitted except on designated roadways and parking areas.
2. 
Damage, destruction or defacing of any and all signs, facilities, hardware and natural vegetation on the property shall be deemed destruction of public property.
3. 
It shall be deemed an ordinance violation to deposit waste, litter, debris, garbage or trash anywhere on public property other than in designated receptacles.
4. 
No concession sales of any type shall be permitted other than from the "Raider Junior Football League Concession Stand Facility".
5. 
Hours of use for the fields shall be from 8:00 A.M. CST to 10:00 P.M. CST.
6. 
No alcoholic beverages shall be permitted on the property or premises.

Section 235.040 Miners Park.

[Ord. No. 2007-23 §§1 — 4, 11-13-2007]
A. 
Tract Of Land.
1. 
The tract of land located in the City limits of the City of Bonne Terre, Missouri, was conveyed to the City by quit claim deed dated the seventh (7th) day of February, 1994, from the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission to the City of Bonne Terre. Said deed is recorded in Book 1235 at pages 106 — 109 of the land records of the Recorder of Deeds for St. Francois County, Missouri.
2. 
Said tract is more particularly described as a tract of land lying, situated and being in the County of St. Francois, State of Missouri, to wit:
All of the surface rights only in and to lot one (1), block sixteen (16), Town of Bonne Terre, as shown on a plat of Bonne Terre, recorded in Plat Book 5 at Pages 4 and 5 of the land records of St. Francois County, Missouri.
Subject to terms, conditions, restrictions, reservations and covenants of record, if any.
B. 
Said tract of land is hereby dedicated to the public to be and the same is hereby designated a park and shall henceforth be named, known and designated Miners Park.
C. 
The following rules and regulations are established for Miners Park:
1. 
Tampering with or defacing park regulatory signs, statues, benches and City property is forbidden and shall constitute a misdemeanor.
2. 
All waste and trash must be placed in trash containers.
3. 
Failure to comply with these rules and regulations on the park property concerned shall constitute a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than five dollars ($5.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) and/or confinement in the City or County Jail for not less than one (1) day nor more than ninety (90) days, or both such fine and confinement.

Section 235.050 Little League Complex.

[CC 2001 §12.16.030; Ord. No. PR4-83 §§1 — 3, 6-14-1983; Ord. No. 200131 §§1 — 8, 9-18-2001]
A. 
The rules and regulations contained in this Section shall relate to the ball fields developed, adjacent and contiguous areas of City property, parking lots and the bounding alleyway.
B. 
In matters concerning City little league activities and all users of the City property identified as the "Little League Complex", the following rules and regulations are established:
1. 
No fixed or continued parking shall be permitted in the alleyway area from the City Shop to Mill Street. This shall be construed as no parking other than to load or unload people and/or equipment.
2. 
No concession sales of any type shall be permitted other than from the little league concession stand facility.
3. 
No inning of ball play shall be commenced after 11:00 P.M. and, when practicable, all lighting systems shall be off by 11:00 P.M.
4. 
No alcoholic beverages shall be permitted on the grounds and property other than those contained in paper containers and purchased from the little league concession stand facility.
5. 
No vehicles or horses shall be permitted on the ball diamonds other than for maintenance purposes.
6. 
All field use shall be regulated by the City parks and recreation officers.
7. 
Rental fees from non-City, Little League Commission sponsored activities shall be established by the City administration and paid when appropriate to the City.
8. 
Parking in designated areas shall be accomplished in such ways as to permit continuous ingress/egress to the parking areas.
9. 
All athletic equipment issued for seasonal use shall remain the property of the City and accountable for by the person(s) to whom issued. It shall be the express responsibility of the using person(s) to return equipment to the City Park and Recreation Department.
C. 
Failure to comply with the provisions of this Section may result in either withdrawal of using privileges of City facilities or, if applicable, prosecution as a misdemeanor.

Section 235.060 Concessions Operation.

[CC 2001 §12.16.040; Ord. No. 11.01 §§1 — 2, 12-10-1963]
A. 
It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, organized for private profit, to operate or offer to operate a concession upon the lands owned by the City and used for park purposes.
B. 
The Bonne Terre Park Association, a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Missouri, is granted the exclusive right to operate concessions and to manage all of the facilities, exclusive of the swimming pool, within the boundaries of the municipal parks of the City; provided the corporation shall on or before the fifteenth (15th) day of March of each year file with the City Clerk a brief statement of the affairs of the corporation together with a copy of its financial statement showing in detail its operations for the past calendar year, which statement and copy shall be kept by the City Clerk and be subject to inspection by any citizen at all reasonable times.