[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Lancaster as Article 981 of the Codified Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The public market operated by the city in the Central Market House shall be held on Tuesday and Friday through April 30, 1986, and thereafter shall be held on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday subject to the provisions of § 228-2 regarding Saturday being optional. The specific times for opening and closing of the market on the days of operation shall be set by the Director of Public Works from time to time subject to the approval of the Council. Any changes in the days of operation of the market necessary to accommodate holidays shall be made by the Director of Public Works from time to time.
[Amended 9-26-1995 by Ord. No. 10-1995; 10-28-1997 by Ord. No. 21-1997; 11-25-1997 by Ord. No. 23-1997; 9-8-1998 by Ord. No. 7-1998; 4-27-2004 by Ord. No. 7-2004; 3-27-2007 by Ord. No. 7-2007]
The letting of stands in the Central Market House shall be performed by the Central Market Trust pursuant to and in accordance with the terms of a City of Lancaster and Central Market Trust Management Agreement dated July 1, 2006, and in accordance with Ordinance Number 16-2005 adopted on October 25, 2005. All such leases shall be entered into by the Central Market Trust as lessor and shall be on such terms as the Central Market Trust shall determine. Additionally, the Central Market Trust be and hereby is authorized to adopt rules and regulations regarding the operation and maintenance of the Central Market House and to enforce the same. The following additional regulations shall apply to the Central Market House:
The Director of Public Works shall maintain a Central Market Master Plan and shall, from time to time as may be necessary, modify and update the same.
With respect to any leases entered into by and between the City of Lancaster and any stand holder prior to October 25, 2005, the lessee of any such stand and any spouse, widow, widower or children of any lessee or deceased lessee of any such stand in the Central Market shall have the first option to lease the stand upon the expiration of the term of such lease, provided that the rental for the stand, plus any charges in connection therewith, are paid in full for the then-current year.
No person, firm, corporation or business, either solely or jointly, shall be permitted to lease more than six single stands at any one time; provided, however, that this provision shall not apply to any lessees holding valid leases for more than six single stands on the effective date of this section. If ownership of a stand is questioned, the Central Market Trust may require documentation from the lessee to establish separate ownership.
Each lessee shall be responsible for complying with all applicable provisions of the Food Employee Certification Act, 3 Pa. C.S.A. §6501 et seq., and the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 7 Pa. Code § 76.1 et seq., as amended from time to time, including, but not limited to, employing a supervisory employee who has successfully completed a food employee certification approved training program or successor program. Any violation of the provisions of the food employee certification Act or the related regulations shall be grounds for termination of the lease by the Central Market Trust.
Each lessee shall comply with all applicable provisions of the Food Code issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, 7 Pa. Code §46.1 et seq., as amended from time to time. Any violation of the provisions of the Food Code shall constitute a violation hereunder.
The Central Market Trust be and hereby is given full authority to enforce all leases currently existing for stands at the Central Market in accordance with the terms of such leases.
The hours of operation of the Central Market shall be as directed from time to time by the Director of Public Works.
Editor's Note: Former § 228-3, Other rules and regulations, was repealed 3-27-2007 by Ord. No. 7-2007.
[Amended 3-27-2007 by Ord. No. 7-2007]
Lessees, individually or collectively and independently or through a market association, may make recommendations to the Director of Public Works on matters concerning the maintenance and capital improvements to the Central Market House. Such recommendations are advisory only and are not binding on the Director.
Lessees, individually or collectively and independently or through a market association, may make recommendations to the Central Market Trust on matters concerning the operation and promotion of the Central Market House. Such recommendations are advisory only and are not binding on the Central Market Trust.
The Central Market Trust be and hereby is authorized to enter into leases and contracts with any person or person or associations of persons, companies or corporations, relating to the leasing of stands and/or to the maintenance, operation and promotion of the Central Market House.