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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 22.08 Division of Parks

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Chapter 22.08
Division of Parks

Sections:

22.08.010 Commissioner of parks--Appointment--Responsibilities.
22.08.020 Employees.
22.08.030 Park guards.
22.08.040 Picnic area permits.
22.08.050 Fishing.

Charter:

Art. XIII 14-B(b) Division of parks

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22.08.010 Commissioner of parks--Appointment--Responsibilities.

The division of parks shall be in charge of the Commissioner of Parks, appointed by the Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry. The Commissioner shall be responsible for:

A. Developing, managing, operating and maintaining parks, park areas, historical sites, playgrounds, swimming pools, gardens and other areas owned or used by the City for recreational purposes and facilities in connection therewith;

B. The operating and maintaining of the City's greenhouses, nurseries and City planetarium.
(Ord. 51126, 1962: prior: Ord. 49771 1 (12), 1960: 1960 C. 221.010.)

22.08.020 Employees.

The Commissioner of Parks is authorized to appoint and control the number of assistants and subordinate employees as may be necessary to perform the duties of the division of parks prescribed by the Charter and ordinances of the City.
(Ord. 49771 1 (13), 1960: 1960 C. 221.020.)

22.08.030 Park guards.

The Commissioner of Parks shall have the authority to appoint park guards for the several parks of the City. Park guards shall be sworn in as private policemen pursuant to Section 84.340, Revised Statutes of Missouri, 1949, and shall be intrusted with the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter and shall have the assistance of the metropolitan police force in carrying out their duties.
(Ord. 49771 1 (14), 1960: 1960 C. 221.030.)

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22.08.040 Picnic area permits.

The Commissioner of Parks may designate picnic areas in certain of the public parks for private individuals or groups and shall have authority to issue permits for such picnic areas upon written application from the individual or group applying therefor. The Commissioner of Parks, with the approval of the Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry, shall establish regulations and rules governing the issuance of such permits.
(Ord. 49771 1 (15), 1960: 1960 C. 221.060.)

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22.08.050 Fishing.

Fishing in public parks may be allowed in pools designated by the Commissioner of Parks. The Commissioner of Parks may prescribe rules and regulations governing the fishing in the pools.
(Ord. 56219 1, 1972: prior: Ord. 49771 1 (16), 1960: 1960 C. 221.080.)

City Counselor Ops.: 8377

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