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The terms used in this chapter, unless clearly contrary to or inconsistent with the context in which used, shall be considered to mean as follows:

“Boat” is any floating vessel whether propelled or not.

“Community event” means an event or activity which is open to all members of the public, regardless of race, religion, sex, or national origin.

“Community nonprofit” means any group with the Internal Revenue Service tax designation 501(c) that provides some measure of service to the community as a whole.

“Leashed” means a physical restraint of not more than fifteen (15) feet, firmly attached to the collar of an animal and held in hand by a human being.

“Held under control” means the ability of a human being, through either leashing or verbal commands, to control a dog’s behavior to ensure it does not bother, molest, or attack other park users.

“Manager” is the person immediately in charge of all park areas and their activities, and to whom all park attendants of any area are responsible.

“Park” means and includes all City parks, trails, public squares, public drives, parkways, public walkways, boulevards, museums, zoos, bathing beaches, public gazebos, public restrooms, and play and recreation grounds devoted to active or passive recreation under the jurisdictions of the City Council. A current map of said City parks shall be kept on file and available for public inspection in the office of the City Clerk.

“Person” is any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, company, or organization of any kind.

“Organized youth sports team” means any group that organizes youth teams and schedules competitive sports events between other organized teams, in which the majority of members are under the age of eighteen (18).

“Vehicle” is any wheeled conveyance, whether motor powered, animal-drawn, or self-propelled. The term includes any trailer in tow of any size, kind, or description. Exception is made for baby carriages and vehicles in the service of City parks. (Ord. 1166, 1972; Ord. 1387, 1978; Ord. 2132, 2007; Ord. 2168, 2009; Ord. 2191, 2010)