§ 18-137. League use.

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  • (a) General usage requirements.

    (1) Leagues shall sign a facility usage agreement on a form provided by the city incorporating the provisions of this section. Said agreement shall be valid for a single season, and a new agreement shall be executed before the start of each season.

    (2) The league shall provide a league representative and alternate representative to act as a liaison with the city. Designated representatives shall serve for a full season.

    (3) The league will submit a typed list with the names, addresses, and phone numbers of all board members before the start of the current season.

    (4) During the term of the facility usage agreement, the league, at its own expense, shall keep in force comprehensive liability insurance from an insurance company licensed in the State of Florida and acceptable to the city. Insurance shall be provided with a minimum limit of one million dollars ($1,000,000.00) per occurrence combined single limit to include: Premises operations, independent contractors, products, completed operations, broad form contractual, and personal injury. A certificate of insurance, naming the City of Lake Wales as an additional insured, along with an endorsement, shall be submitted to the city for approval no later than fifteen (15) calendar days prior to the initial use covered in the facility usage agreement. A 30-day written notice of cancellation is required.

    (5) A board member representing the league shall be present at all league activities on city facilities. The representative shall maintain control of coaches, referees, participants, spectators, lights and cleanliness of facility.

    (6) The league shall provide all staff and equipment essential to the proper operation of the program.

    (b) Maintenance and repair of facilities.

    (1) The city is responsible for the general maintenance of all electrical, plumbing, potable water and structural related repairs at each facility. The league shall not be authorized to perform any repairs without the express permission of the city.

    (2) Damaged city property or city property in need of repair shall be immediately reported to the city.

    (3) The league shall be responsible for the maintenance inspection of field safety prior to use by any individual participant or coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    a. Maintenance and operation of scoreboards.

    b. Placing of debris in proper containers after each event.

    c. Keeping restrooms free of litter.

    (4) Any and all authorized improvements made to the buildings or property become the property of the City of Lake Wales.

    (c) Concessions.

    (1) The league shall obtain certification as required by the department of health and rehabilitative services for the operation of the concession stand. All certificates shall be posted in a conspicuous location in the concession building. A copy of certificate shall be forwarded to the city for file purposes.

    (2) The league will provide and assure certification of a concessions manager to monitor food preparation, protection and health practices. A copy of the certificate shall be forwarded to the city for file purposes.

    (3) The city shall inspect and approve all electrical appliances used by the league for electrical safety. Appliances discovered to be substandard or found to be violating standards or codes shall be removed to reduce liability. Repaired appliances may be used upon inspection and approval of the city.

    (4) The league shall be responsible for the overall cleaning and operation of concession stands.

(Ord. No. 2007-46, § 1, 9-18-07; Ord. No. 2012-24, § 1, 12-4-12)