[HISTORY: Adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Girard as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Public property — See Ch. 299.
Article I Regulations of Elk Creek Recreation and Leisure Board
Article II Tobacco-Free Areas
[Adopted 5-18-1992 by Ord. No. 609 (Ch. XVIII of the 1974 Code of Ordinances)]
The written regulations now in effect or hereafter promulgated by the Elk Creek Recreation and Leisure Board for the use of said swimming pool, tennis courts and other recreational facilities of the Borough, as posted from time to time on or about each of said facilities, are hereby declared to be a part of this article.
All persons using said pool, courts and other recreational facilities are required to obey such regulations and the orders of lifeguards, Borough Police and other Borough and Elk Creek Recreation and Leisure Board employees based thereon, as same may from time to time be amended and supplemented, with respect to the use of said facilities.
Any person who shall violate any of the said written and posted regulations, as promulgated, amended or supplemented from time to time, or the orders of duly authorized individuals based thereon may, upon the orders of said Elk Creek Recreation and Leisure Board or its duly authorized representative, be barred temporarily or permanently from further use of the recreational facility involved and/or shall, upon conviction of such violation, be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $5 nor more than $25 and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 10 days.
[Adopted 7-15-2013 by Ord. No. 729]
The areas of parks and playgrounds where children are present, such as Girard Borough Park and Municipal Swimming Pool, in the Borough of Girard shall be designated 100% tobacco-free.
Appropriate signage will be posted designating tobacco-free areas.
The community will be notified of this article.
Violators will be immediately ejected from the park or recreational facility. Any person who violates this article shall, upon being found liable therefor in a civil enforcement proceeding commenced by the Borough before a Magisterial District Judge, pay a fine of not more than $600, plus all court costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Borough in the enforcement of this chapter. No judgment shall be imposed until the date of the determination of the violation by the Magisterial District Judge. If the defendant neither pays nor timely appeals the judgment, the Borough may enforce the judgment pursuant to the applicable Rules of Civil Procedure. Each day a violation exists shall constitute a separate offense. Further, the appropriate officers or agents of the Borough are hereby authorized to seek equitable relief, including injunction, to enforce compliance herewith.