Village of Sands Point, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Sands Point 1-24-1995 by L.L. No. 3-1995. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 33-1 Legislative findings; intent.

The Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Sands Point (hereinafter the "Board") hereby finds that it is beneficial to the Village of Sands Point (hereinafter the "village") and its residents to establish and maintain the newly acquired municipal recreational facility known as the "Village Club of Sands Point" as a self-supporting improvement in accordance with Article 13 of the Village Law of the State of New York. The Board further finds it to be fair and equitable and in the best interest of the village and its residents to limit the use of the golf course and tennis facilities to village residents and, if necessary, nonresidents who pay an annual membership fee for the use and enjoyment of such facilities. The number of nonresidents that may be issued membership for the use of such facilities shall be limited to that which the self-supporting improvement may efficiently and economically serve or accommodate in excess of village residents and as shall be determined. It is, therefore, the intent of the Board of Trustees, in enacting this chapter, to establish and maintain the Village Club of Sands Point as a self-supporting improvement in accordance with Article 13 of the Village Law of the State of New York, to limit and regulate the use thereof and to authorize the imposition of an annual membership fee structure and other charges relating to or arising from the use of the golf course and tennis facilities.

§ 33-2 Establishment of self-supporting improvement.

The Village Club of Sands Point, a village-owned facility acquired for general municipal purposes, located on village property located at Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, New York, is hereby established as a self-supporting improvement pursuant to the provisions of Article 13 of the Village Law of the State of New York.

§ 33-3 Use of recreational facilities.

A. 
The use of the golf course and tennis facilities provided by the Village Club of Sands Point shall be limited to village residents and a select number of nonresidents who pay the annual membership fees and their authorized guests.
B. 
The use of all recreational facilities provided by the Village Club of Sands Point, other than the golf and tennis facilities, shall be limited to village residents, as regulated by § 33-5 hereof, and to nonresidents who pay the annual membership fees established by the Board of Trustees for such facilities.

§ 33-4 Criteria for determining residency.

A. 
For purposes of this chapter, a resident shall be a person or a member of the household of a person who either:
(1) 
Owns and occupies a dwelling in the village; or
(2) 
Rents and occupies a dwelling in the village and has done so for a period of not less than 60 days immediately preceding his application for resident privileges at the Village Club of Sands Point.
B. 
A child of an eligible owner or lessee shall be presumed to be a nonresident if he has a place of residence outside of the village, except one which is maintained by reason of his full-time attendance at a recognized educational institution or his membership in the Armed Forces of the United States.
C. 
Rent or rental, as used in this section, must include the following: a taking over of the premises by the renter and vacating by the owner and his family and the payment of a fixed amount of rent money for a definite period of time of at least one year. Presentation of a written lease evidencing such tenancy shall be required.

§ 33-5 General restrictions; appeals.

A. 
For purposes of this chapter only, a household unit shall consist of two adults, neither of whom shall be an employee of the resident, and their children, which children reside in the dwelling and are under the age of 26.
B. 
Proof of residency shall be required from the person applying for resident privileges at the Village Club of Sands Point and shall be verified by the Village Clerk.
C. 
A property owner renting his home in the village and not actually residing in the Village of Sands Point shall not be entitled to resident use privileges at the Village Club of Sands Point during the period of such rental, but may be given preference as a nonresident.
D. 
A club identification card shall be required for access to the Village Club of Sands Point. A club identification card shall be issued, at no additional charge beyond the annual membership fee, to all golf and tennis members. Nonmember village residents may obtain a club identification card upon payment of a charge as established by the Board of Trustees.
E. 
Any person who has been denied resident use privileges at the Village Club of Sands Point may appeal such denial to the Board of Trustees, whose decision shall be final.

§ 33-6 Categories of membership; fees and charges.

The categories of membership, annual membership fees, guest privileges and all other charges relative to the use of the recreational facilities at the Village Club of Sands Point shall be established and revised, from time to time, by resolution of the Board of Trustees after public hearing held on notice.