§ 91.19  PUBLIC NUISANCES WITHIN PUBLIC WATERS.
   (A)   “Public waters” defined. For the purpose of this section, PUBLIC WATERS shall have the meaning given in M.S. § 103G.005, subd. 15, as it may be amended from time to time.
   (B)   “Public water nuisance” defined. Whoever does any of the following is guilty of a public waters nuisance, which is a misdemeanor, and each separate act shall constitute a separate offense:
      (1)   Swimming or wading at any time in any public waters within the limits of the city;
      (2)   Diving, jumping or otherwise entering any public waters from any bridge, roadway, railroad bridge, railroad trestle, dam or any other structure within or over the channel of any public waters;
      (3)   Entering onto the ice of Veteran’s Pond, or any other public waters within the limits of the city marked by signs indicating “Thin Ice”; and
      (4)   Operating motorized watercraft in any public waters within the limits of the city, except watercraft propelled by an electric motor with battery power of 12 volts or less. No watercraft shall be operated within a water area that has been marked off or set aside as a swimming or bathing area as prescribed by rules of the Commissioner of Natural Resources.
   (C)   Exemptions.
      (1)   Authorized emergency and law enforcement personnel are exempt from the provisions of this section while acting in the performance of their assigned duties; and
      (2)   Persons swimming or wading where “No Lifeguard on Duty” signs are posted.
(Prior Code, § 10.57)  (Ord. 337, Third Series, effective 8-12-2014)  Penalty, see § 10.99