City of Glens Falls, NY
Warren County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Glens Falls 10-6-1986 by L.L. No. 3-1986 (Part IV of Appendix of 1967 Code). Section 83-10 added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I. Other amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Peddling, soliciting and transient merchants — See Ch. 156.

§ 83-1 Age limit for participation.

The youngest individual who may participate in a coin drop on a city street shall be no less than 18 years of age.

§ 83-2 Interference with traffic.

In no event may a coin drop impede or interfere in any way with normal traffic flow.

§ 83-3 Approval.

Any organization desiring a coin drop shall submit a request, in writing, for the same addressed to the Mayor and the Common Council, 42 Ridge Street, Glens Falls, New York, at least 30 days prior to the proposed date. The organization seeking approval of a coin drop shall, in its request, specify the specific date requested for the coin drop and shall provide a proposed rain date.

§ 83-4 Hours of operation.

The hours for the conduct of any single coin drop shall be from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

§ 83-5 Locations.

The requesting organization shall include in its formal request to the Mayor and Common Council a statement stating the number of locations at which the organization will set up collection points. Information shall include precise locations the organization intends to use. No coin drop shall be allowed in Bank Square or Monument Square.

§ 83-6 Permission; number of coin drops per day.

It shall be the policy of the Common Council of the City of Glens Falls that there shall not be a coin drop conducted within the city limits without prior permission of the Mayor and Common Council and that no two organizations shall be allowed to conduct a coin drop within the city limits on the same date.

§ 83-7 Receipt.

An organization conducting a coin drop must provide a particular motorist making a contribution with a tag or some other evidence that would sufficiently exhibit that a contribution has been made.

§ 83-8 Voluntary contributions.

Any agency or organization requesting a coin drop shall consent and agree that any contribution made shall be strictly voluntary on behalf of a particular individual.

§ 83-9 Number of coin drops per year.

There shall be no more than six coin drops per year, with a maximum of one per month between May and October. No particular organization or agency shall be permitted to conduct more than one coin drop per year.

§ 83-10 Penalties for offenses. [1]

Any person violating the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine not to exceed $250 or imprisonment for a term not to exceed 15 days, or both.
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Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.