Township of Kingwood, NJ
Hunterdon County
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[Added 11-3-2011 by Ord. No. 16-24-2011]
[Amended 3-7-2013 by Ord. No. 17-05-2013; 6-6-2013 by Ord. No. 17-13-2013; 4-3-2014 by Ord. No. 18-03-2014; 4-7-2016 by Ord. No. 18-02-2016]
A. 
Kingwood Park - Union Road.
(1) 
Pavilion fees.
(a) 
Resident: no charge.
(b) 
Nonresident (or for-profit business).
[1] 
First 50 people: $250.
[2] 
Each additional 50 people: $100.
[3] 
Eight-hour limit per event; $50 per additional hour.
[4] 
Cancellation fee within 15 days of event: $50.
(c) 
Fees are subject to change annually by resolution of the Township Committee. A copy of this resolution is kept on file in the Township Clerk's office and is available for review during regular business hours.
(2) 
Field use.
(a) 
Organizations.
[1] 
Kingwood based with 50% Kingwood residents: no charge for single-day use.
[2] 
All organized teams with ongoing use: $500 per year; includes storage area.
[3] 
All teams are to keep their fields clean and maintain their equipment.
(b) 
Profit businesses to use park fields: $75 a day.
(c) 
Fees are subject to change annually by resolution of the Township Committee. A copy of this resolution is kept on file in the Township Clerk's office and is available for review during regular business hours.
(3) 
Kingwood Community Day vendors.
(a) 
Booth spaces (an area approximately 10 feet by 10 feet): $25 per booth space (no charge for nonprofits/Kingwood Township municipal governmental entities).
(b) 
Food vendors: $125.
(c) 
Fees are subject to change annually by resolution of the Township Committee. A copy of this resolution is kept on file in the Township Clerk's office and is available for review during regular business hours.
(4) 
Kingwood yard sale at park.
(a) 
Booth spaces (an area approximately 15 feet by 20 feet): $10 per booth space (Kingwood residents only).
(b) 
Fees are subject to change annually by resolution of the Township Committee. A copy of this resolution is kept on file in the Township Clerk's office and is available for review during regular business hours.
B. 
Horseshoe Bend Park.
(1) 
Field usage by Township residents or Kingwood based (with 50% Kingwood residents) organizations: no charge for single-day use.
(2) 
Field usage at Horseshoe Bend Park by nonresidents or non-Township organizations: $150 per day.
[Amended 10-6-2016 by Ord. No. 18-10-2016]
(3) 
Organizations using the Morton Building: $175 per day; deposit for cleaning the Morton Building: $300. (NOTE: During the "heating season" (November 15 through March 15), as defined by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, there will be an oil surcharge of $50 per day.)
(4) 
For organizations (not charging a per-event fee) using the large Morton Building: ongoing activities (use of the building eight days within a calendar month): $40 per day. (NOTE: During the "heating season" (November 15 through March 15), as defined by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, there will be an oil surcharge of $50 per day.)
(5) 
Storage facility at HBP. Nonprofit organizations that are qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States of America storing equipment on/in trailers in the open-air hay storage facility, depending on available space: $25 per month, per trailer.
(6) 
Usage of dog show mats and gates: $50 per day.
(7) 
Fees are subject to change annually by resolution of the Township Committee. A copy of this resolution is kept on file in the Township Clerk's office and is available for review during regular business hours.
C. 
A fee of $20 will be charged on any returned checks.
D. 
Cancellation policy. All cancellations must be reported in writing to the Township. Cancellations within 30 days prior to the scheduled rental date will receive a 100% refund of all rental fees. Cancellations 29 to eight days prior to the scheduled rental date will receive a 50% refund of all rental fees. Cancellations seven days or less before the scheduled rental date will not receive a refund. Individuals/organizations who have not paid their rental fee as of the date of cancellation shall be obligated to pay the fee or portion of the fee in accordance with the cancellation policy. Cancellations due to the closing of the facility by the Township shall be granted a full refund of all rents paid. The reserving party assumes all risk arising from inclement weather or cancellations of any kind. If the Township does not cancel a reservation, the reserving party shall use its best judgment concerning cancellations due to inclement weather.
[Added 5-4-2017 by Ord. No. 19-05-2017[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former Subsections D, E and F as Subsections F, G and H.
E. 
The Township reserves the right to deny any individual/organization the right to rent Township property based upon that individual/organization's prior use of the property, including but not limited conduct during the rental and/or the condition the facility at the end of the rental. The decision not to rent the facility to an individual/organization shall be in the sole discretion of the Township and any rental payments made in advance of an event shall be returned if the event is canceled by the Township, provided that individual/organization do not owe any prior rental or late fees amounts.
[Added 5-4-2017 by Ord. No. 19-05-2017[2]]
[2]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also provided for the redesignation of former Subsections D, E and F as Subsections F, G and H.
F. 
A security deposit of $50 is required for each building key requested for ongoing use. Municipal employees or members of municipal committees or commissions are exempt when used in the commission of their duties.
G. 
All persons using any Kingwood Township park as described in Subsections A and B, shall provide proof of insurance as is more specifically described in the rules and regulations applicable to all Kingwood Township parks and facilities, which were earlier adopted by the Township and are ratified and made a part hereof entitled "Exhibit A" and kept on file in the Township Clerk's office and available for review during regular business hours.
[Amended 5-4-2017 by Ord. No. 19-05-2017]
H. 
All of the provisions contained in Exhibit A, "Rules and Regulations," are hereby specifically ratified and made a part hereof.
I. 
Any person(s), corporation or organization using any portion of a Township park for a for-profit activity shall be required to provide the Township with proof of adequate insurance naming the Township as an additional insured. "For-profit activities" shall be defined as any use of the park in which participants pay a fee to any person, corporation or organization in conjunction with a use of the park. Examples of such activities include but are not limited to horseback riding lessons or tours, sports/recreational instruction, yoga/exercise classes which are held in or travel through the park.
[Added 5-4-2017 by Ord. No. 19-05-2017]