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Village of Monroe, NY
Orange County
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[Adopted 12-23-1988 by L.L. No. 9-1988 (Ch. 28, Art. I, of the 1968 Code)]
Crane Park, also known as "Millpond Park," shall include the two sections of the Millpond and all that area surrounding the two sections of the Millpond in the Village, the southerly section being bounded by Stage Road, Millpond Parkway, Lake Street and Route 17M and the northerly section being bounded by Lake Street, Millpond Parkway, land of a former railroad and Route 17M.
[Amended 7-6-1999 by L.L. No. 3-1999]
A. 
Rules and regulations; permit required for certain activities; issuance; revocation. No permit shall be required for the use of the park and the facilities therein, except as follows:
(1) 
Whenever any organization or group desires to use a certain area of the park for its exclusive use for a period of one day or any part thereof, such organization or group shall make application to the Board of Trustees and shall set forth the name and address of the organization or group; the name and address of the person, persons, corporation or association sponsoring the activity, if any; the day and hours for which the permit is desired; an estimate of the anticipated attendance; the charges or fees, if otherwise permitted as aforesaid, being charged to members or persons attending; and any other information requested by the Board of Trustees.
(2) 
If the Board of Trustees determines that the applicant is to be permitted to use the area of the park requested, such approval of such permit may be conditioned upon the issuance of a certificate of liability insurance to the organization or group, listing thereon the Village of Monroe as an additional insured on said policy with coverage in the amount of $1,000,000 for bodily injury and in the amount of $500,000 damage per accident. Such approval shall be further conditioned upon an agreement by the applicant to indemnify and hold harmless the Village in the event that any damage or destruction is caused by the members of such organization or as a result of such applicant's use. No such permit shall be issued until the aforesaid has been complied with.
(3) 
Alcoholic beverages shall not be permitted. Chapter 67, Article I, Open Containers, shall be enforced.
(4) 
Sanitary facilities shall be provided as regulated by the appropriate health agency.
(5) 
Permits for dispensing food shall be as required by the Orange County Health Department.
(6) 
Music, live or recorded, or public address/amplifying systems may not be operated at levels creating a nuisance causing complaints, and sound levels must be lowered by 11:00 p.m. on the days of the event.
(7) 
Nothing shall be done to disturb or deface any trees, planting or foliage, such as attaching signs, ropes, wires, etc.
(8) 
Reservations for event dates shall not be accepted more than 12 months in advance.
(9) 
A user's fee shall be required for a permit, but may be waived at the discretion of the Board of Trustees. Said fee shall be set from time to time by resolution of the Village Board.[1] These fees are in addition to any other fee required by law.
[1]
Editor's Note: The fee schedule is on file in the Village offices.
B. 
The Board of Trustees shall only issue a permit hereunder when it determines that:
(1) 
The proposed activity or the use of the park or recreation facilities will not unreasonably interfere with or detract from the proper enjoyment of the park by others.
(2) 
The proposed activity or use will not unreasonably interfere with or detract from the promotion of the public health, welfare, safety and recreation.
This article shall take effect immediately upon filing and shall apply to all uses of Crane Park.