Introductory Local Law 5

Introductory Local Law 5

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Section 1. Legislative Intent.
It is the intent of the Village Board of Trustees to regulate the use of the Village’s public park at Glenmere Park to ensure the health, safety and welfare of Village residents as well as protect the park environment.
Section 2. Chapter 87, entitled “Parks” shall be amended to read as follows:
§ 87-1 Use of Glenmere Lake Park.
The use Glenmere Lake Park shall be open to all individuals between the hours of 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekends subject to the prohibitions and regulations contained in this chapter. Park hours may be altered by resolution of the Village Board of Trustees or, in the case of an emergency, the chief of police.
§ 87-2 Permits.
A permit shall be effective May 1st through April 30th of the following year.
A permit shall be required for the following:
1. Parking at Glenmere Lake Park.
2. Use of the Boat Launch at Glenmere Lake Park.
3. Walking of Dog(s)
4. Use of a park outside of normal hours.
5. Use of the pavilion at Glenmere Lake Park
6. Use of ball fields and refreshment stand at Walter R. Sturr Memorial Park
7. Use of any park facilities by groups in excess of 10 individuals.
8. Camping
Applications for seasonal permits for parking, use of the boat launch and walking of dogs may be obtained by the Village Clerk.
Application for reservations for group events may be secured from the Village Clerk. The application shall be filed by a responsible person, who represents the group requesting the use of the park. Applications shall be processed in order they are received by the Village Clerk. The permit granted entitles the holder to only that portion of the park or building so stated on the permit.
The Application fees for such permits shall be established by the Village Board of Trustees pursuant to Chapter 8 of the Village of Florida Code, entitled “Fees.”
§ 87-3 Prohibitions.
The following shall be prohibited in Village Parks:
1. Campfires and fires outside of designated areas
2. Use of glass bottles and glass receptacles
3. Possession of alcoholic beverages
4. Use or possession of snowmobiles, and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).
5. Camping in Village parks without permission
6. Hunting
7. Swimming in Glenmere Lake
8. Use of gasoline or diesel motors on or within 25 of Glenmere Lake.
9. Horseback riding
§ 87-4 Dogs
All dogs must be licensed wearing appropriate identification (CAT). Dogs must be leashed while in Village parks unless permission is given in writing to organizations using the park for the training and showing of dogs or within any designated dog park enclosure. Dog owners shall be responsible for the conduct of his/her dog and must pick up and properly dispose of dog feces. Dogs within the park shall also be subject to regulations contained within Chapter 55 of the Village of Florida Code, entitled, “Dogs and other Animals.”
§ 87-5 Camping
No person shall bring into any Village park or be in possession of any tents, nor shall they camp, start or maintain any type of fire without a special issued by the Village of Florida.
§ 87-6 Trash
All persons using any Village park shall be responsible for the removal and clean-up of any trash or debris. All such trash or debris shall be deposited in designated receptacles provided or removed from park property.
§ 87-7 Vehicles
A. Vehicles are prohibited on all park property except on designated roadways and parking lots.
B. Overnight parking of vehicles on park property is prohibited.
C. The parking of vehicles, boats or trailers between the shoulder and the roadway at Glenmere Lake is always prohibited.
D. The parking of vehicles, boats, or trailers on the roadways adjoining the park at Glenmere or the Village reservoir (Glenmere Lake) is always prohibited.
E. All vehicles and boats shall display a season permit issued pursuant to § 87-2.
§ 87-8 Boat Storage
Leaving boats unattended or stored at Glenmere Lake Park is prohibited. Owners of such boats violating this provision are subject to the immediate removal of such boats without notice, the cost of storage of such boats and the penalties as provided in § 87-8.
§ 87-9 Penalties for Offense
A. Any person committing an offense against any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a violation punishable by a fine not exceeding $ 250.00 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment. [Tiered punishment]. The continuation of an offense against any provision of this article shall constitute, for each day the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.
B. Should any person or group violate the provisions of this chapter, in addition to the penalties set forth in Subsection A above, the permit for said person or group may be revoked by the Village Board of Trustees, and said person or persons will be asked to leave the park premises and said persons or group may be barred from use of the park for a period of time to be determined by the Village Board.
Section 3. Authority.
This local law is adopted pursuant to section 10 of the Statute of Local Governments which provides local governments the power “to adopt, amend and repeal ordinances, resolutions and rules and regulations in the exercise of its functions, powers and duties”.
Section 4. Severability.
If any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this Local Law or the application thereof to any person, firm or corporation, or circumstance, shall be adjusted by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional, such order or judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder thereof , but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, or part of this Local Law or in its application to the person, individual, firm or corporation or circumstance, directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.
Section 5. Effective Date.
This local law shall take effect immediately upon filing with the Secretary of State.

Village of Florida

Glenmere Lake Park Boat Launch/ Park Pass Application

All Watercraft are required to have passes

                                            (no gas powered motors allowed )


                                                        FEES: 2020 2021


_______Residents: $5.00                                    _______ Non-Residents: $50.00

_______Boat use (Free)                                      _______ Boat Use $ 5.00

_______Dog Permit (Free)                                 _______ Dog Permit $10.00/dog

                                                                                           ________  Total Fees


Do you have a dog? Y/N If yes how many?  ________Breed ___________

All dogs must be on a leash or are subject to a $250.00 fine per dog


All dogs MUST have a CAT (Canine Approved Tag) or they are subject to a fine


Any person without park pass is subject to $100.00 fine


Lost vehicle & boat stickers are an additional $2.00


Name: _______________________________________________________________________

Address: _____________________________________________________________________

City: ____________________ State: _____________Zip: ________ Phone: _______________

Vehicles: Make: _________________________ License Plate # ______________________

Vehicles: Make: _________________________ License Plate # ______________________



Must show proof of residency

Number of stickers issued: _______

Sticker Numbers: _______________, _______________,

Total Collected: $ __________

Date Collected: ___________     Collected By ___________


Please present with waiver for sticker registration

***All fishing must abide by NYS regulations

***Anyone caught littering will be fined


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