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Legislation #: 951224 Introduction Date: 8/31/1995
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 9/24/1995
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SWOPE
Title: Amending Chapter 50, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, by repealing Section 50-202, Prohibition on Swimming and Wading in Fountains, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to prohibit such activity in Brush Creek.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
8/31/1995

Prepare to Introduce

8/31/1995

Referred Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee

9/6/1995

Do Pass

9/7/1995

Assigned to Third Read Calendar

9/14/1995

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 951224

 

Amending Chapter 50, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, by repealing Section 50-202, Prohibition on Swimming and Wading in Fountains, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter to prohibit such activity in Brush Creek.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That Chapter 50, Code of Ordinances, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, is hereby amended by repealing Section 50-202, Prohibition on Swimming and Wading in Fountains, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section to read as follows:

 

Sec. 50-202. Prohibition on swimming and wading in fountains and in Brush Creek.

 

(a) No person shall enter into any fountain under the control of the parks and recreation department or into Brush Creek from the Missouri-Kansas state line to its confluence with the Blue River for the purpose of swimming or wading unless the same has been posted and designated by the parks and recreation department as safe for swimming or wading.

 

(b) Any person convicted of a violation of this chapter shall be punished for that violation by a fine of not less than $50.00, but not more than $500.00 or by imprisonment of not more than 180 days or by both such fine and imprisonment.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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City Attorney