Village of Saukville, WI
Ozaukee County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Saukville 12-17-1985 by Ord. No. 389 as Ch. 20 of the 1985 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
General penalty — See Ch. 1, § 1-19.
Deposit schedule — See Ch. 1, Schedule A.
Park maintenance — See Ch. 35.
Alcoholic beverages — See Ch. 55.
Park trees — See Ch. 187.
Speed limit in parks — See Ch. 192, § 192-2C.
No person shall, upon any public grounds of the Village:
A. 
Park any vehicle upon such public grounds except within the limits of clearly marked parking areas.
(1) 
Parking will be permitted only in the parking area adjacent to Park Street.
(2) 
Vehicles will be prohibited from parking north of the parking area described in Subsection A(1), and from driving off of roadways.
(3) 
The driveway west of the pumphouse in Grady Park shall be used only by authorized vehicles for the purpose of delivery and pickup.
B. 
Operate any vehicle or ride horses upon such public grounds except upon clearly marked public roadways.
C. 
Operate any vehicle upon any roadway within the limits of such public grounds at a speed in excess of 15 miles per hour.
D. 
Park any vehicle or loiter or lounge in or upon such grounds between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. except as allowed by permit issued by authority of the Village Administrator or the Village Board.
E. 
Carry, keep or use any firearms, bow and arrow, slingshot, trap, gun or other shooting device upon such public grounds.
F. 
Disturb, molest, deface, remove or destroy any trees, shrubs, plants or other natural growth; carve on any rocks, signs, walls or structures; drive nails in trees; or injure or deface in any manner any park building, signs, fences, tables or other Village property.
G. 
Dig or break up the ground surface anywhere in any public grounds.
H. 
Build any fires upon such public grounds except in fireplaces or grills provided for such purpose or dispose of live embers where they may start a grass or forest fire.
I. 
Leave, throw or break any bottle, box, can, garbage or other object except in clearly marked refuse receptacles.
J. 
Take, have or keep any dog or cat upon such public grounds.
[Amended by Ord. No. 395]
K. 
Set off fireworks of any kind in any park, except as allowed by permit issued the Village Administrator or Village Board.
L. 
Engage in any athletic contest, game or activity, including any form of golfing or any hitting of golf balls, except in areas specifically designated for such activity.
[Amended by Ord. No. 472]
M. 
Be intoxicated, use profane language, practice rowdyism or otherwise conduct oneself in a disorderly manner within the boundaries of a Village park.
N. 
Camp upon such public grounds except for youth camping activities; such camping limited to tents.
A. 
Application for permit. Application for the use of the parks or any portion thereof is to be made with the Village Administrator or his or her designee. Each organization, business or group shall designate a person to file for the permit and to be responsible to see that the park regulations are upheld.
[Amended 12-1-2009 by Ord. No. 705]
B. 
Reservations. Reservations will be made with the Village Administrator or his or her designee on a first-come basis with preference to be given to resident individuals, organizations and businesses.
[Amended 12-1-2009 by Ord. No. 705]
C. 
Certain licenses to be required. If the use of the parks shall become a public affair, whereby beer and cigarettes are to be sold, an application for license shall be made with the Village Clerk in accordance with the Wisconsin Statutes and shall be filed 15 days before the event.
[Amended 4-17-2001 by Ord. No. 565]
D. 
Park reservation fees.
[Amended 10-3-2000 by Ord. No. 555; 12-4-2001 by Ord. No. 577; 8-6-2002 by Ord. No. 587; 2-6-2007 by Ord. No. 663; 12-1-2009 by Ord. No. 705]
(1) 
A fee schedule for the reserved use of designated Village park facilities, differentiating resident from nonresident individuals or groups, shall be established by resolution of the Village Board. The Village Board may adjust these fees at any time by resolution. The fees shall be predicated on administrative and operational costs to accommodate the use of the facilities. A security and cleanup deposit will also be required to cover costs incurred by the Village of correction in the event of damages or failure to clean up created by the parties utilizing the park facilities. The security deposit and cleanup charge shall be predicated on the cost to repair damages or clean up the facilities, if required. Any unused security and cleanup deposit monies shall be refunded to the responsible party.
(2) 
If a park reservation is canceled more than 30 days prior to the reserved date, the entire reservation fee and security and cleanup deposit will be refunded. If a park reservation is canceled less than 30 days prior to the reserved date, only the security and cleanup deposit will be refunded.
(3) 
In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather, only the security and cleanup deposit will be refunded. The reservation fee may be applied to a future date.
E. 
Cleanup. Organizations, businesses or groups using the parks will be responsible for the general cleanup of the area used. All waste materials are to be placed in proper containers, which will be provided. Organizations using the parks for public events will be responsible for cleanup of the parks on a daily basis, and all materials, supplies and equipment shall be removed within three days after the event. Refuse and trash originating from sources other than the planned event shall not be disposed of or deposited in parks.
[Amended 12-1-2009 by Ord. No. 705]
F. 
Liability insurance.
[Amended 5-4-1999 by Ord. No. 532]
(1) 
Any group or sponsor conducting a public event will be required to provide a comprehensive general liability insurance policy naming the Village of Saukville as an additional insured, including contractual liability insurance, property damage and personal injury.
(2) 
In addition to the above coverage, the sponsor must provide any or all of the following coverage, if any of these conditions exist during the conduct of a public event:
(a) 
Comprehensive automobile liability coverage, if the sponsor will be hiring any owned, hired, or nonowned motor vehicles.
(b) 
Workers' compensation coverage, if the sponsor will be using any employees during the event.
(c) 
Personal injury coverage, if the sponsor is securing the services of a private security agency.
(d) 
Product and completed operations coverage, if the sponsor will be selling or distributing any food, beverage, or nonconsumable product.
(3) 
The Village requires a certificate of insurance, with all of the coverage listed within 30 days after approval of the event is granted, or no later than 10 days prior to the event. The policy shall state that the insurance will be effective during the event dates, and that the Administrator of the Village of Saukville will receive notice from said insurance company if the policy is canceled prior to these dates.
(4) 
Individuals who are registering to participate in a public event such as a race, run, walk, or athletic event must complete a waiver statement provided by the sponsor acknowledging their acceptance of any risk to participate.
(5) 
Insurance coverage shall have minimum limits of liability of $1,000,000 aggregate and $500,000 per occurrence. The Village of Saukville reserves the right to designate the appropriate level of insurance and, if substantial risk is present, may require additional levels of coverage.
(6) 
Indemnification. Event sponsors shall indemnify and hold harmless the Village, its officers, agents and employees from and against all claims, damages, losses and expenses, including attorneys', fees arising out of or resulting from the performance of the event, provided that any such claim, damage loss or expense is attributable to bodily injury, sickness, disease or death, or to injury to or destruction of tangible property, including the loss of use resulting therefrom, and is caused in whole or in part, by any negligent act or omission of the event sponsors, any subcontractor, anyone directly or indirectly employed by any of them or anyone for whose acts any of them may be liable, regardless of whether or not it is caused in part by a party indemnified hereunder.
Any person who shall violate any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a forfeiture as provided in § 1-19 of this Code.