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The following provisions shall be applicable to the creation and enforcement of the prohibition:
A. Public Parks, Cemetery, And Simla Wastewater Treatment Plant: "Public parks" shall refer to all public parks located within the town of Simla, including, but not limited to, the Simla town park located at 325 Pueblo Avenue, the Dean Tracy Memorial Park located at 1001 Antelope Street, the small town park located at 322 Navajo Avenue, and the Frank King Memorial Field/Ballfields located at 315 Cheyenne Avenue, all located within the town of Simla, Elbert County, Colorado. The town of Simla cemetery is located at 1100 Antelope Street, and the Simla wastewater treatment plant is located at 1109 Antelope Street, town of Simla, Elbert County, Colorado. (Ord. 222, 9-19-2000)
B. Unlawful Acts; Wastewater Treatment Plant; Adult Persons In Public Parks: It shall be unlawful for any person not employed or retained by the town to be upon, inhabit, or use any part of the Simla wastewater treatment plant without the permission of the town board or its designated employee or agent. It shall further be unlawful for any adult person to be upon, inhabit, or use any part or portion of a town public park during the following periods of time: (Ord. 222, 9-19-2000; amd. Ord. 294, 7-9-2013)
1. From the time when daylight saving time ends effective in October of each year to when daylight saving time starts in April of each year, the town public parks shall be closed to public use from the hour of nine o'clock (9:00) P.M., to the hour of five o'clock (5:00) A.M.
2. From the time when daylight saving time starts effective in April of each year to when daylight saving time ends in October of each year, the stated facilities shall be closed to public use from the hour of eleven o'clock (11:00) P.M., to the hour of five o'clock (5:00) A.M.
3. The above stated time periods shall not apply to residents or others involved with the parks or facilities as employees of the town or by permission of the town board or its designated agent or employee. Further the above stated time periods shall not apply to those persons involved in community, athletic, or other activity previously sanctioned in writing by the town board.
C. Unlawful Acts; Minors: It shall be unlawful for any minor (youth under the age of 18) not employed or retained by the town to be upon, inhabit, or use any part or portion of a town public park or the town cemetery, at any time of the year, from nightfall to five o'clock (5:00) A.M. The restriction set forth herein shall not apply to those minors involved with the parks or facilities as employees of the town, or to those minors involved in a school activity, which event is sponsored and supervised by school or town officials or employees, and which event has been previously approved by the town board, in writing, or to those minors accompanied by a parent or guardian during lawful hours.
D. Penalty: Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section 4-2- 6 shall be fined for a first offense within a one (1) year period of time, the sum of forty five dollars ($45.00). Subsequent violations within one (1) year shall result in the person receiving a summons and complaint to appear in the Simla Municipal Court and may result in a fine of up to seven hundred dollars ($700.00). (Ord. 222, 9-19-2000; amd. Ord. 319, 8-11-2020)