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Legislation #: 170388 Introduction Date: 5/18/2017
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS TAYLOR, MCMANUS, SHIELDS, LUCAS, WAGNER, LOAR, FOWLER AND JUSTUS
Title: Amending Chapters 50 and 53, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-103 relating to trespassing on golf courses and parks and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter and by adding a new section to Chapter 53, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 53-7 relating to parks; and containing a sunset provision.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/18/2017 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/18/2017 Referred to Neighborhoods and Public Safety Committee
5/24/2017 Hold On Agenda (6/7/2017)
6/7/2017 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
6/8/2017 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 170388

 

Amending Chapters 50 and 53, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 50-103 relating to trespassing on golf courses and parks and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter and by adding a new section to Chapter 53, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 53-7 relating to parks; and containing a sunset provision.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Section 50-103 relating to trespassing on golf courses and parks and enacting in lieu thereof one new section of like number and subject matter and by adding a new section to Chapter 53, Code of Ordinances, by adding a new Section 53-7 relating to parks, to read as follows:

Sec. 50-103. Trespassing on golf courses, parks and trails.

 

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, except employees of the parks and recreation department in the performance of their duties, to trespass, loiter or be upon any golf course under the control and supervision of the board of parks and recreation commissioners, or upon any lands in such park within 100 yards of any fairway or any putting green of any golf course, except upon park roads; provided that this shall not apply to persons actually engaged in playing golf upon such courses, with permission under the rules of the board of parks and recreation commissioners, or to persons accompanying persons actually engaged in playing golf thereon, or to persons following an authorized golf tournament thereon.

 

(b) It shall be unlawful for any person, except government employees in the performance of their duties or others authorized or permitted by the Parks Department, to enter or remain in any park or trail when such park or trail is not open to the public. The city manager may post signs giving notice of the provisions of this subsection on city property adjacent to these parks.

 

Sec. 53-7. Parks and Trail Hours.

 

All City parks and trails shall be open to the public between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and Midnight.

 


 

Section 2. That Sections 50-103(b) and 53-7, Code of Ordinances, shall be repealed on the date that the final Parks and Trail Systems Safety Plan, developed pursuant to Resolution No. 170387, is adopted by Council.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Alan L. Holtkamp

Assistant City Attorney