Town of Haddam, CT
Middlesex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Haddam as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]

Use of Haddam Elementary School Building (§ 190-1 — § 190-7) 

[Adopted 3-8-1949]

§ 190-1
Availability for public use. 

§ 190-2
Types of groups. 

§ 190-3

§ 190-4
Conditions of use. 

§ 190-5

§ 190-6
Dancing and sports. 

§ 190-7

The Haddam Elementary School building or buildings, including the auditorium and cafeteria, when not in use for school purposes, shall be available for use by the citizens or organizations of citizens of the Town of Haddam, as defined below in accordance with the following rules and regulations.

For purposes of this article, groups shall be classified as follows:


Group 1: all youth organizations (Scouts, Hi-Y, Church Fellowships, etc.).


Group 2: all organizations connected with local education (Parent/Teacher Association, etc.).


Group 3: all public welfare organizations mainly supported by charitable contributions (Public Health Association, Red Cross, etc.).


Group 4: all other adult organizations of any nature whatever (Legion, Grange, Masons, Eastern Star, Volunteer Fire Department, Garden Club, Civic Association, political parties, Baseball Club, etc.).


No charge whatever will be made for the use of the auditorium, cafeteria or other facilities by Groups 1, 2, and 3 above.


Organizations in Group 4 above will pay the following charges for use of the school facilities:


Auditorium, stage, chairs, etc.: $5 (for janitor services).


Cafeteria, dishes, etc.: $2 (for utilities).


When admission is charged and/or money-making methods are used:


Auditorium, stage, chairs, etc.: $15.


Cafeteria, dishes, etc.: $5.


All charges will be paid in advance to the secretary of the Haddam Board of Education.

All groups using the school facilities as provided above must agree in advance in writing:


To pay the Haddam Board of Education for any possible damages that might occur through the use of the facilities; and


To leave the facilities and equipment in the same condition and arrangement in which they were originally found.

Lavatories shall be made available to Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4, and sanitary precautions shall be taken by the janitor after the use of the lavatories.

Dancing is permitted, but until proper equipment is installed no basketball or other ball sports may be played.

Scheduling of meetings will be handled through the Property Committee of the Haddam Board of Education and the school principal. Meetings will be entered on the calendar of appointments in the order of their receipt, and a copy of this calendar will be kept in the office of the Town Clerk.