945.10 LOTS AND MEMORIALS FOR VETERANS.
   (a)    The following described plot of ground has been set aside in Oakwood Cemetery for the burial of honorably discharged Veterans, and shall be known as the Veterans Section:
   Beginning at the intersection of the center line of Fourth Street at the center line of Oakwood Drive marked by an iron pin survey monument; thence N. 12° 57' W. along the center line of Oakwood Drive, a distance of 443.42 feet to a point; thence S. 77° 63' W. a distance of 82.88 feet to a point; thence S. 12° 57' E. a distance of 45.95 feet to a point; thence S. 33 ° 03' W. a distance of 98.95 feet to the true radii center of the parcel of land hereby described with a circumscribing circle have a radius of 43.00 feet, a circumference of 270.18 feet containing within the boundary so described 0.1334 acres of land.
   (b)    The burial plots within the Veterans Section are to be maintained by the City and shall remain orderly and in a uniform fashion free of plantings. A burial plot is provided at no charge to an honorably discharged Veteran. All other charges shall apply where applicable. Veterans include those recognized for veteran status by the United States government, provided the veteran was honorably discharged, and was a resident of the City on the date of enlistment or on the date of death.
   (c)    The Charles Faust Post Inc., American Legion, Cuyahoga Falls, is hereby authorized to erect, at their own expense, a suitable memorial in the burial plot under the supervision of the Director of Public Service.
         (d)     When a plot in this section has been granted to a veteran, the remains of no more than one spouse of the veteran may share the plot. If the veteran had more than one spouse in his or her lifetime, it shall be the sole responsibility of the veteran's heirs or executor to determine which spouse shall share the plot. A fee will not be assessed for the use of the plot, but all other charges shall apply as applicable. Each plot shall have one marker and it shall be in uniformity with those preexisting, naming the spouse on the back of the marker.  Due to space constraints, the spousal remains shall be added as follows:
      (1)    For plots granted prior to the passage of this section, only spousal cremains shall be added to a plot.
      (2)    For plots granted after the passage of this section, if at the time of the veteran's burial the City is informed in writing of the possibility of a spouse sharing the plot, the veteran's burial shall be made in such a way as to reasonably accommodate the addition of cremains or an additional casket. These accommodations shall not require the use of more than one plot.
      (3)    For plots granted after the passage of this section, if the City was not informed of the possibility of a spouse sharing the plot at the time of the veteran's burial, only spousal cremains shall be added to a plot with a preexisting casket. If the veteran was cremated, spousal cremains or a casket may be added to a plot. 
       (e)    An otherwise qualifying veteran who resides in Cuyahoga Falls with his or her spouse at the time of the spouse's death may request a plot for the burial of the spouse in the Veterans' Section. The City shall provide this plot and in exchange the veteran must meet with the City of Cuyahoga Falls Building and Grounds Maintenance Superintendent, or their designee, and sign an agreement with the City stating that the veteran will use the plot upon his or her death and specifying whether the veteran wishes to be cremated.  Upon the burial of the spouse, one marker shall be erected for the plot, in uniformity with those preexisting, naming the spouse on the back of the marker and naming the veteran with his or her date of death left blank on the front of the marker. Upon the death of the veteran, he or she shall be buried in the reserved plot as indicated in the agreement with the City. This plot shall be provided at no charge. All other charges shall apply where applicable.
(Ord. 66-2015.  Passed 9-28-15.)