City of Mount Vernon, NY
Westchester County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Mount Vernon as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bicycles — See Ch. 92.
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 256.
[Adopted 7-22-1970, approved 7-23-1970]
The Recreation Department is hereby authorized to permit children to operate privately owned, gasoline-powered, minibikes, on the track area of Memorial Field on Sundays, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.
The foregoing permission shall not be construed to permit minibike racing in any manner.
The aforesaid activity will be coordinated and coincide with any other use of said Memorial Field.
The aforesaid activity shall be under the supervision of the Department of Recreation.
The foregoing permission is granted upon the following conditions:
A. 
No minibike shall be permitted to be brought on to Memorial Field unless the operator shall be accompanied by and attended by a parent or guardian or other responsible adult.
B. 
No minibike shall be permitted to be operated on the Memorial Field track, unless such minibike has been first inspected and approved by the representative of the Recreation Department and the tires found to be in good condition, the engine free of gasoline leakage and the unit equipped with a proper muffler device.
C. 
No child shall be allowed to operate any minibike unless the parent or guardian of such child shall have executed, acknowledged and delivered to the office of the Department of Recreation a waiver, on a form approved by the Corporation Counsel of the City of Mount Vernon, absolving said City of Mount Vernon and its officers, employees and representatives from responsibility and liability in the event of accident resulting in personal injury or property damage.
D. 
The minibikes shall be restricted at all times to a reasonable speed and their operation limited to the track area only of Memorial Field.
E. 
Operators of minibikes shall at all times be required to observe all safety rules and the rules and regulations of the Department of Recreation.