[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Board of the Village of Grafton as Title 10, Ch. 10.68, of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Director of Public Works is authorized and directed to place and maintain suitable markers, navigation aids and signs in such water areas of the Milwaukee River as shall be appropriate to advise the public of dangerous conditions and to advise the public of the provisions of this chapter and to post and maintain a copy of the ordinance codified in this chapter at all public access points within the jurisdiction of the Village. The purpose of placing buoys and markers in the Milwaukee River is to notify and warn swimmers, boaters and other members of the public of the dams located in the Milwaukee River and to warn the public of this danger.
Buoy locations between Bridge Street and Washington Street on the Milwaukee River are shown on the sketch attached to Ordinance A-321-76, copies of which are on file in the Village Clerk's office. Buoy locations at the dam on the Milwaukee River at the Lime Kiln Park are likewise shown on the sketch attached to Ordinance A-321-76, copies of which are on file in the Village Clerk's office, which is made a part of this chapter.
All markers placed by the Director of Public Works or other person upon the waters of the river shall comply with the regulations of the Department of Natural Resources.
No person shall, without authority, remove, damage or destroy or moor or attach any watercraft to any buoy, beacon or marker placed in the waters of the river by the authority of the United States, the state or Village or by any private person pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.
Any person violating any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not more than $50 for the first offense or shall be imprisoned not more than 30 days, or both, and shall be fined not more than $100 or imprisoned not more than 90 days, or both, upon the conviction of the same offense a second or subsequent time within one year.