953.02  GENERAL.
   (a)   The Village shall take reasonable responsible precaution to protect owners and the property rights of owners within the Cemetery from loss or damage but it distinctly disclaims all responsibility for loss or damage from causes beyond its reasonable control.  The Village  is not and shall not be liable for damage caused by elements, acts of God, common enemy, thieves, vandals, strikers, mischief makers, explosions, unavoidable accidents, invasion, insurrections, riots, terrorism, or orders of any Military or civil authority, whether the damage be direct or collateral.
       (b)   The Village reserves the right to correct any errors that may be made by it either in making interments, dis-interments, inurnments, dis-inurnments or removals, or in the inscriptions, transfer, or conveyance and substituting and conveying in lieu thereof other interment or inurnment rights of equal value and similar location as far as possible, or as may be selected by the Village or, at the sole discretion of  the Village, by refunding the amount of money paid on account of any purchase of a grave or burial vault.  In the event such error shall involve the interment or inurnment of the remains of any person in such property, the Village reserves and shall have the right to remove and transfer such remains so interred to such other property of equal value and similar location as may be substituted and conveyed in lieu thereof.  The Cemetery shall also have the right to correct any errors made by allowing the placement of an improper inscription, including an incorrect name or date on the memorial or monument.  Upon correction no further liability shall exist against the Village.
       (c)   The right to enlarge, reduce, replant or change the boundaries or grading of the Cemetery or of a grave, from time to time, including the right to modify or change the locations of or any part thereof or remove or re-grade walks or paths, is hereby expressly reserved by the Village.  The Village reserves to itself and to those acting on behalf or permitted by the Village the right to lay, maintain and operate, or alter or change pipe lines or gutters for sprinkling systems, drainage, lakes etc., not sold to individual owners, for Cemetery purposes, including the interring and preparing for interment of human remains, or for anything necessary, incidental or convenient thereto.  The Village reserves to itself and to those lawfully entitled thereto and those permitted by the Village to do so, a perpetual right of ingress and egress over graves for the purpose of passage to and from other graves.
(Ord. 2016-77.  Passed 12-12-16.)