CITY OF SAN RAMON/SAN RAMON VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
ADDENDUM TO RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AGREEMENT (5/20/87) AND
This addendum between San Ramon Valley Unified School District and the City of San Ramon
provides for the mutual and reasonable use of certain School District facilities within the City of
San Ramon by the City as originally provided by the Recreational Facilities Agreement dated
May 20, 1987.
This second addendum between the City of San Ramon, herein after known as ''the City" and the
San Ramon Valley Unified School District, herein after known as "the District". It is mutually
agreed by the two parties that in recognition of the contributions of the City in improving school
facilities within the City of San Ramon for the benefit of their mutual citizens, this addendum
provides for the mutual and reasonable use of District and City facilities by one another upon the
1. The District may grant the City upon application, use of any District facility which the City
may need in its community recreation program provided the reasonable use of such facility does
not interfere with its use for District purposes.
2. The City may grant the District upon application, use of any City facility the District may need
in its school program, provided the reasonable use of such facility does not interfere with its use
for City programs.
3. The City or District, upon demand shall reimburse one another a prevailing rental rate as
established for the use of each others facilities for activities and programs conducted under
jurisdiction of City or District.
(a) The City shall not pay for the use of the following types of facilities: school play apparatus,
blacktop play surface areas, and other similar facilities as agreed upon by the City and District.
4. The use of City or District facilities by each other agency shall be subject to established rules
and regulations of the owning facility. The City shall comply with all requirements of the District
in the use of school facilities.
5. Whenever reasonably possible, during use of District facilities by City, the City will provide a
regular, full time City employee to supervise and be responsible for, the security of School
District facilities and when ever possible, the City employee shall be in lieu of District policy
which requires a custodian to be present whenever the facility is open. With the provision of a
responsible City employee, District responsibilities would be provided to opening, closing and
cleaning of facilities at the end of each use. In the event that the City cannot provide the required
supervision necessary, the City will notify the District in a timely manner so that the District can
provide required services.
6. District agrees to provide at no charge to the City facility usage necessary for the direct
improvement and/or benefit of the District or its facilities.
7. The City and District may agree to exchange services, facility improvements and/or rental
charges as agreed upon as credit towards payment for services covered by this agreement.
8. The City or District shall be responsible for damage to each others facilities not attributable to
regular use and normal wear and tear to such facilities.
9. The City and District shall be responsible for providing sufficient supervision to control their
activities and programs conducted in each others facilities. The District and City shall hold each
other free and harmless of any liability from use of each others facilities provided in this
10. The use of school facilities or adjoining areas by the City shall not interfere with the regular
conduct of school or school related activities or be substantially inconsistent with the use of these
facilities by the District.
11 The City or District sponsoring a program shall have the authority to charge admission or
other related fees to the public for use of the facility to cover program costs. These fees shall
remain the property of the agency sponsoring the program at the facility.
12. This agreement shall be in effect for the period concurrent with the original agreement
adopted May 20, 1987. Either party may terminate covenants of this addendum by giving a
written notice of termination to the other party no less than 90 days in advance of the proposed
13. All agreements stipulated in the previous agreement dated May 20, 1987 and the subsequent
addendum dated July 16, 1990, shall remain in effect unless specifically canceled or revoked
under the terms of this addendum.
IN WITNESS THEREOF, the CITY OF SAN RAMON, by order of its City Council and the
SAN RAMON VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, by order of its Board of Education,
have caused this addendum to the May 20, 1987 agreement to be executed on each parties behalf
by its duly authorized officers on the twenty eighth day of June 1991.
Terms and Conditions Have Been Reviewed and Approval Recommended
Approved As To Form
City of San Ramon
San Ramon Valley Unified School District
Resident of the Board
Superintendent of Schools
RESOLUTION NO. 90-84
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN RAMON
AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE AN ADDENDUM TO THE
RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SAN RATION
VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT AND THE CITY OF SAN RAMON
WHEREAS, the City of San Ramon and the San Ramon Valley Unified School District entered
into an agreement dated May 20, 1987 to construct and improve certain School District sites
located within the City of San Ramon for recreational purposes; and
WHEREAS, the City of San Ramon in its desire to provide a full service to its citizens, is fully
prepared to take on the responsibility for the use and scheduling of certain School District
facilities within the City of San Ramon; and
WHEREAS, the original agreement dated May 20, 1987 provides that the City of San Ramon
will maintain those improved facilities and that the San Ramon Valley Unified School District
shall continue to maintain those unimproved facilities; and
WHEREAS, The City of San Ramon recognizes the impact of heavy usage by community
organizations upon School District facilities and as such recognizes the importance of
coordinated scheduling and use of all fields within the City of San Ramon;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of San Ramon
does hereby authorize the Mayor to execute an addendum to the Recreational Facilities
Agreement with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District to provide for assumption of the
use, maintenance and scheduling of certain School District fields within the City of San Ramon
as originally provided by the Recreational Facilities Agreement dated May 20, 1987.
PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED at the meeting of June 12, 1990, by the following
Ayes: Council Members Bennett, Boom, Messreni, Nudelman, and Mayor Oliver
Mary Lou Oliver Mayor
Judy Macfarlane City Clerk
CITY OF SAN RAMON/SAN RAMON VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
ADDENDUM TO RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AGREEMENT (5/20/87)
This addendum between the San Ramon Valley Unified School District and the City of San
Ramon provides for the assumption of the use, maintenance, and scheduling of certain School
District fields within the City of San Ramon by the City as originally provided by the
Recreational Facilities Agreement dated May 20, 1987.
Addendum between the City of San Ramon hereinafter known as the "City" and the San Ramon
Valley Unified School District hereinafter known as the "District".
It is mutually agreed by the two parties that:
1. Effective January 1, 1990, the City will assume responsibility for the scheduling of the fields
for recreational use at Twin Creeks, Montevideo, Walt Disney, Neil Armstrong, Country
Club, Golden View, Pine Valley, Bollinger and the tennis courts at California High School
with the exception of those hours when the school is in session. Normal school operation
hours are between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on weekdays. The City shall conduct a field
scheduling meeting with sports user groups in the month of September for each school year.
All School District requests for use of their fields, as identified in this agreement, shall be
submitted in writing to the City by August 31, of each year. Any events to be conducted at
school sites by the District that may cause an impact on field use, outside of normal school
hours, should be noted. City will provide quarterly to the School District Administration
office, a full schedule of activities and programs -which are scheduled on the fields identified
in this agreement. City will provide School District with group names, contact numbers and
approximate hours of use during said quarter.
2. The District will receive highest priority when the fields are needed by the District for
3. The District agrees to provide a sufficient notice of seven days to the City if it intends to
exercise its option under Paragraph 2.
4. The maintenance responsibility of the City will be limited to fields, improved park areas and
specifically excludes the blacktop areas and adjacent school related landscaped areas. The
fields and improved park areas will be maintained by the City while blacktop areas, parking
lots and adjacent school landscaped areas will be maintained Scythe School District. A full
definition arid map designating those areas to be covered by this paragraph will be attached
as part of this agreement as Exhibit A. The City will maintain the fields and improved areas
covered under this agreement at a level consistent with City standards, but not lower than
District standards. District standards shall be attached to this agreement as Exhibit B.
5. City failure to maintain the fields according to District standards will result in notice being
served by the District of such default. This notice will constitute the initial notice of intent to
terminate this agreement as provided for in Paragraph 16.
6. The District shall furnish all water associated with maintenance of the areas and a fixed sum
payable quarterly commencing on the last day of the first full month in which the City
assumes maintenance responsibility for each area calculated at S250 quarterly per acre
maintained by the City unless Inheres ire agreed or determined through arbitration.
7. Those fields presently enumerated under Paragraph 11 namely, Walt Disney and Country
Club schools, shall be included under Paragraph 12 upon written mutual agreement when
improvements have been completed that the City has improved and assumed maintenance
8. It is mutually agreed that in the event restrooms are used by the scheduled activities of the
City that the City shall assume responsibility for vandalism that occurs during City use or
repair that is needed. Disputes arising under this section shall be arbitrated by a committee
consisting of District Director of Maintenance & Operations, City Director of Parks and
Community Services and/or Public Services and, when applicable the representative of the
group responsible for the use of the restroom facilities
9. The City will impose fees in accordance with State law and notify District of any changes in
10. The City shall pay to the District a $1.00 a year lease fee for the use of improved school
facilities as enumerated under this agreement.
11. The District will receive 90% of the use fees collected by the City for the maintenance
including watering of the following schools: Country Club, Walt Disney, Pine Valley, Neil
Armstrong and Bollinger Canyon.
12. The District shall receive 10% of City collected fees for the use of those fields maintained by
the City at Golden View, Montevideo, and Twin Creeks.
13. Semi-annually, City will provide to School District the percentage of use fees collected as
outlined in Paragraphs 11 and 12, based upon quarterly schedule that City provides to School
14. Park Rules and Regulations adopted by City shall be enforced at all times other than during
school hours for all parks and facilities as Unlined in this agreement. Park Rules and
Regulations are identified us Exhibit C.
15. This agreement shall be in effect for the period concurrent with the original agreement
effective, May 20, 1987.
16. Either party may terminate the scheduling covenants of this addendum by giving a written
notice of termination to the other party no less than 90 days in advance of the proposed
All agreements stipulated in the previous agreement dated May 90, 1987 shall remain in effect
unless specifically cancelled or revoked under the terms of this addendum.
IN WITNESS THEREOF, the CITY OF SAN RAMON, by order of its City Council and SAN
RAMON VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, by order of its Board of Education, have
caused this addendum to the May 20, 1987 agreement to be executed on each party's behalf by
its duly authorized officers on the 16 day of July 1990
Approve As To Form:
City Of San Ramon
San Ramon Valley Unified School District
Superintendent of Schools
Maintenance & Operations 3280 E. Crow Canyon Road - San Ramon, Ca. 94583 (415) 866~-
8130 · FAX (41S) 866-1706
SAN RAMON VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT · William A. Freshly, Superintendent
699 Old Orchard Drive, Danville, California 94526 · (415) 837-1511 · FAX (415) 837-9247
STANDARDS FOR FIELD MAINTENANCE
1. Provide 1.5 – 2 acre inches of water per week April - October. Water as needed November-
2. Inspect play apparatus monthly for safety problems.
3. Aerate and fertilize 3 times annually.
4. Fill holes and level 2 times annually.
5. Weed control at least twice annually a, as needed.
6. Over seed annually.
7. Renovate baseball infields annually.
8. Prune trees annually.
9. Control rodents as needed.
10. Repair irrigation systems as problems occur.
11. Repair fences as needed.
ORDINANCE NO. 163
ORDINANCE OF TME CITY OF SAN RAMON CREATING REGULATIONS
GOVERNING USE OF PARES, PARKWAYS RECREATION AREAS AND
THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN RAMON DOES ORDAIN as follows: -
Section 1. The following Sections B10-1 through B10-33 are adopted and compiled into Chapter
I, Use and Conduct Regulations of Division 10, Parks and Recreation of Title 8,
REGULATIONS of the Municipal Code of the City of San Ramon.
Article '. DEFINITIONS
Section B10-1. Definitions. For the purpose of this Chapter, unless otherwise apparent from the
context, certain words and phrases used in this Chapter are defined as follows:
(a). "City" means the City of San Ramon.
(b). "Director" means the Director of the Department of Parks and Community Services of the
City or his authorized representative.
(c)"Department.' means the Department of Parks and Community Services of the City.
(d). “Facility” or “park facility” means any body of eater, land, Campsite, recreation area,
building, structure, system, equipment, machinery or other appurtenance owned, managed,
controlled or operated by the Department of Parks and Community Services.
Section B10-2. Application of Chapter to City. The provisions of this Chapter apply to all
facilities under the jurisdiction of the City of San Ramon and to all facilities under the
jurisdiction of a Parks and Community Services Department organized pursuant to the provisions
of the Public Resources Code commencing with Section 5780. As used En this Chapter with
reference to a facility under the jurisdiction of any such Government Agency:
(a). "Director" means the administrator of the Parks and Community Services Department which
has jurisdiction or other authorized representative of such district.
(b). "Department" means the Parks and Community Services Department which has jurisdiction.
(c). "Facility" or "park facility" means any body of water, land, campsite, recreation area,
building, structure system, equipment, machinery, or other appurtenances owned, managed,
controlled or operated by the Parks and Community Services Department having jurisdiction.
Article 2. PERMITS
Section B10-3. Permit - Application Contents. Whenever permit is required by provision in this
Chapter, an application shall be filed with the Director stating:
(a). The name and address of the applicant;
(b); The name and address of the person, group, organization or corporation sponsoring the
(c). The nature of the proposed activity;
(d). The dates, hours, and park facility for which the permit is desired;
(e). An estimate of attendance; and
(f). Any other information which the Director, regarding public health, safety and welfare, finds
Section B10-4. Permit - Standards for Issuance. The Director shall issue a permit hereunder when
(a). That the proposed activity or use of the park will not unreasonably interfere with or detract
from the general public enjoyment of the park;
(b). That the proposed activity or use will not unreasonably interfere with or detract from the
promotion of public health, welfare, safety, and recreation:
(c). That all conditions, including, where applicable, the payment of fees, approval of the
Director of Parks & Community Services, and insurance coverage, and/or requirements are met;
(d). That the proposed activity or use is not reasonably anticipated to incite violence, crime, or
(e) That the proposed activity or use will not entail unusual, extraordinary or burdensome
expense or security operation by the department; and
(f): That the facilities desired have not been reserved for other use; and
(g). That special conditions requested in applications are reasonable and feasible.
Section B10-5. Violation of Regulations, Sanctions.
(a). Violation of any regulation contained in this Chapter is an infraction except where noted.
(b). The Director shall have the authority to revoke a permit upon a finding of violation of any
regulation contained in this Chapter or upon a finding of violation of other City or County
ordinance or law of this state.
(c). The Director or designee shall have the authority to eject from any park facility any person
acting in violation of regulations contained in this Chapter.
Section B10-6. Penalties.
(a). Except as provided in subdivision (b) of this section, or in Section B-10-18 or 19, a violation
of any provision of this Chapter or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this Chapter shall
be punishable as a infraction, and upon conviction may be punished by fine. Each such person
shall be guilty of a separate offense for each and every day during any portion of which any
violation of any provision of -his Chapter ;; Committed, continued, or permitted by any such
person, and he shall be punished accordingly.
(b); Malicious injury or destruction of any real or personal property which constitutes vandalism
under the provisions of Section 594 of the Penal Code of the State of California shall be
prosecuted as a violation of Penal Code Section 594 and shall be punishable as either a
misdemeanor or a felony, as provided in Penal Code Section 594.
Article 3. USE OF PERMITS
Section B10-7. Closure of Facilities. The Director shall have the authority to close any park
facility or portion thereof and require the exit of all persons therein when he determines that
conditions exist in said facility or portion thereof which present a hazard to the facility or to
Section B10-8. Failure to Obtain Required Permit. No person shall use, occupy, or otherwise
remain in any park facility or portion thereof for which a permit is required without first having
obtained such permit.
Section B10-9. Priority and Use of Permits.
(a). Any person using a park facility or portion thereof which may be reserved by obtaining a
permit, but who has not obtained such a permit, shall vacate said area when holders of a valid
permit present themselves.
(b) Any group or person using or requesting utilization or a facility on a regular basis is required
to obtain a permit, pay the designated fee which the Parks and Community Services Commission
have established and provide any required insurance.
Section B10-10. Exhibiting Permit. No person shall fail to produce and exhibit a permit he
claims to have upon request of any department employee or any peace officer who desires to
inspect said permit for the purpose of enforcing compliance with any regulations in this Chapter.
Article 4. RULES AND REGULATIONS
Section B10-11. Selling and Advertising.
(a). Within the boundaries of any park facility, no person shall sell, vend, peddle, expose, offer
for sale, teach, offer to instruct, sponsor a program or service for a fee or distribute after sale to
the public, any merchandise, service, or property, or sell tickets for, any event, nor shall any
person distribute, circulate, give away, throw, or deposit in or on any park facility any handbills,
circulars, pamphlets, papers, or advertisements, which material calls the public attention in any
way to any article or service '~: sale or hire, nor within any park facility shall any person solicit or
collect donations of money or other goods from the public, without express approval of the Parks
Community Services Commission for such activity ; within the specific park facility.
(b) A request for approval as required by this section shall be submitted to the Parks and
Community Services Commission for any activity which requires a written contractual
agreement. The Director may approve any other request unless, in the discretion of the Director,
the request in an unusual one which should be submitted to the Parks ~ Community Services
Commission for approval.
Section B10-12. Restrooms and Washrooms. Male persons shall not enter any restroom or
washroom set apart for females, and female persons shall not enter any restroom or washroom set
apart for males, except this shall not apply to children under the age of six years who are
accompanied by a person who is of the sex designated for that facility and who has reason to be
responsible for such child.
Section B10-13. Water Pollution. While within the boundaries of any park facility, no person
shall throw, discharge, or otherwise place or cause to be placed in the waters of any fountain,
pond, lake, stream, bay, or other body of water or in any tributary, stream, or drain flowing into
such waters, any substance, matter or thing, liquid or solid, including, but without limitation to,
particles or objects made of paper, metal, glass, garbage, rubbish, rubber, fuel, food matter, fiber,
Sect on B10-14. Refuse. No person shall dump, deposit, or release any bottles, broken glass,
ashes, paper, boxes, cans, dirt, rubbish, waste, garbage, refuse, or trash in or on any park facility,
except that refuse which is incidental to the use of the facility may be deposited in the receptacles
provided therefor. For purposes of this section, an incinerator, stove, fire ring, barbecue, or other
device used to contain fires or for cooking is not a proper receptacle for refuse or other waste
Section Bl0-15. Smoking. No person shall smoke any substance In any area designated as a
nature trail or nature area or in or on any park facility where smoking is prohibited.
Section Bl0-16. consumption of Alcoholic Beverages. No person shall drink any alcoholic
beverage in any area designated as a nature trail or nature area or on or within any park or park
facility which has been posted with signs prohibiting the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
The Director of Parks and Community Services, may, through the permit process, make
exception to this section for significant City events.
Section Bl0-17. Fires.
(a). Without a permit issued by the Director, no person shall ignite, maintain, or use any fire in
any place within any park facility except in a barbecue cooker or other cooking device authorized
by the Director 'or that purpose.
(b). No person shall ignite or maintain a fire of materials. deposited in any can, box, trench, pit,
or other receptacle maintained for the purpose of garbage disposal or incineration.
Section 810-18. Fireworks. No person shall possess or ignite in any manner, any firecracker or
fireworks, including any article for the making of a pyrotechnic display. Nothing contained In
this section, however, shall prohibit any discharge or display of fireworks defined and classified
as "safe and sane fireworks" in Section 12504 of the California Health and Safety Code at any
public gathering or patriotic celebration provided a permit for such discharge or display has been
obtained from the Director. Violations of this section shall be punishable under tile provisions of
Sections 12671-12689 of the Penal Code of the State of California and shall be punishable as
either a misdemeanor or a felony as provided in Penal Code Sections 12671-12689.
Section B10-19. Firearms, Air Guns, and Other weapons. No person other than peace officers in
the discharge of their duties shall use, maintain, possess, fire or discharge any firearm, air gun,
spring gun, bow and arrow, slingshot, or any other weapon potentially dangerous to wildlife or
human safety, except in areas, at times, and under conditions designated by the Director for such
use. Violations of this section shall be punishable under the applicable provisions of the Health
and Safety Section of the Contra Costa County Code, Chapter 44, Section 4.004, and shall be
punishable as a misdemeanor as provided under those applicable sections of the County Code.
Section 910-20. Animals. No person shall:
(a). Hunt, molest, harm, provide a noxious substance to, frighten, kill, trap, chase, tease, shoot, or
throw missiles at any animal within the boundaries of any park facility, nor remove nor have in
his possession the young, eggs, or nest of any such creature;
(b). Abandon any animal, dead or alive, within any park facility;
(c). Remove any animal not his own from within any park facility; exception is made to the
foregoing in that in proper season, fish may be fished and removed from areas designated for
fishing by licensed persons, and boarded horses may be removed from a park facility, upon
proper notification to the department:
(d). Bring into or maintain in or upon any park facility any dog, cat, or other animal unless such
animal at all times is kept on a leash and under full control of its owner or custodian; provided,
however, the Director may designate areas and times within which persons may show,
demonstrate, or train unleashed animals under full control of their owners or custodians;
(e). Permit cattle, sheep, goats, horses, or other animals owned by him or in his possession to
graze within the boundaries of any park facility without express approval of the City Council;
If). Ride or lead a horse, pony, mule, burro, or other animal onto or over real property within any
rare facility other than at tines and upon roads or trails designated for riding of animals.
(g) No person owning or having custody or control of Ant dog shall permit such dog to defecate
on any public street, sidewalk, park or parkway without immediately removing the resulting
excrement. Person shall have in their possession, the capability to properly dispose of such
excrement at the time of occurrence. The excrement so removed shall not be disposed of on any
property listed in this chapter except in public refuse receptacles. Persons using seeing-eye dogs
are exempt from this section.
Section Bl0-21. Real Property - Appropriation or Encumbrance. No person shall deposit any
earth, sand, rock, stone, or other substance within any paring facility, nor shall he dig or remove
any such material from within any park facility, nor shall be erect or attempt to erect any
building, wharf or structure of any kind by driving or setting up posts or piles, nor in any manner
appropriate or encumber any portion of the real property owned, operated, controlled, or
managed by the department, without a permit from the Director.
Section Bl0-22 property - Use of. No person shall:
(a). Dig up, pick, remove, mutilate, injure, cut, or destroy any turf, tree, plant, shrub, bloom,
flower, artifact, or archaeological site, or any portion thereof;
(b). Cut, break, injure, deface, or disturb any building, sign, fence, bench, structure, apparatus,
equipment of property, or any portion thereof, or
(c). Without a permit from the Director, make or place on any tree, plant, shrub, bloom, flower,
building, sign, fence, bench, structure, apparatus, equipment, or property, or on any portion
thereof, any rope, wire, mark, writing, printing, sign, card, display, or similar inscription or
Section B10-23. Locks and Keys. No person other than one acting under the direction of the
Director shall duplicate or cause to be duplicated a key used by the department for a padlock or
door lock of any type or description, nor shall any person divulge the combination of any lock so
equipped to any unauthorized person.
Section B10-24. Motorized Vehicles.
(a). While within the boundaries of any park facility, no person shall drive or operate any
automobile, motorcycle, motor scooter, trail bike, dune buggy, truck, or other motorized vehicle
on roads or trails other than those designated for that purpose without a permit from the Director.
(b). While within the boundaries of any park facility, no person shall drive any automobile,
motorcycle, motor scooter, truck or other motorized conveyance, except an authorized emergency
vehicle, at a rate of speed exceeding five miles per hour, except as ray be otherwise posted by the
Director, or In any case at speeds exceeding safe conditions dictated prevailing circumstances.
(c). No person shall operate any automobile or other motorized vehicle within the boundaries of
any park facility unless such vehicle is currently licensed, except unlicensed vehicles may be
operated in areas designated and posted for such use and in accordance with the rules established
for such areas.
(d). No person shall park any automobile or other motorized vehicle within any park facility
except in areas specifically designated as parking areas. In no case shall any person park a
motorized vehicle in a manner that presents a hazard to the public.
(e). No person shall paring or otherwise allow automobiles and other conveyances to remain
within the boundaries of any park facility during the hours the facility is closed without a permit
from the Director. Director is authorized to tow vehicles parked in violation of this Ordinance.
(f). No person shall abandon any motorized vehicle within the boundaries of a park facility.
(g). No person shall wash, repair, or advertise for sale any automobile or other motorized vehicle
within the boundaries of any park facility.
(h). All motorized vehicles within the boundaries of any park facility shall be equipped with a
properly installed muffler device which is in constant creation and which prevents excessive or
unusual noise. 'No such muffler device or exhaust system shall be equipped with a cutout,
bypass, or similar device.
Section B10-25 Bicycles & Skateboards.
(a). No person shall roller-skate, ride a bicycle or skateboard on any grassy area, path, or
walkway designated and posted exclusively for pedestrian use. A bicyclist shall be permitted to
push a bicycle by hand over any such grassy area, path, or walkway.
(b). No person shall leave a bicycle or skateboard in any place or position where other persons
may trip over or be injured by it. Bicycles shall be left in a bicycle rack when one is provided and
there is a space available.
Section B10-26 Hours of Use. The Director is authorized to promulgate reasonable opening and
closing hours for park facilities. No person shall enter, remain in, or camp in or on any park
facility during the hours or any part of the hours said facility is closed without a permit from the
Director. Normal operating hours of park facilities should be dawn to dusk with the exception of
lighted facilities when used for the specific purpose of said facility.
Section B10-27. Dangerous Games and Activities. The playing of rough or comparatively
dangerous games and/or activities involving propelled or thrown objects such as golf balls,
arrows or javelins, is prohibited except then a per-I- is by the Director, in areas compatible for
Section 810-28. Swimming. No person shall swim, bathe, or wade in any water or waterways
'within any park facility when such activity is prohibited and so posted by the Director upon his
finding that use of the water would be dangerous to the user, incompatible with the function of
the facility, or inimical to public health.
Section B10-29. Boats. Regulations governing the use of boats within any park facility may be
established and posted by the Director. Said regulations shall promote the safety of swimmers
and boaters, the protection or property, and general public enjoyment of the facility.
Section Bl0-30. Regulations. The Director may establish and post regulations governing the use
of park facilities which are not inconsistent with regulations contained in this Chapter and which
promote public health and safety and the preservation of property.
Section B10-31. Sound Amplification Equipment. Within any park facility, no person shall use
sound amplification equipment without a permit.
Article 5. SEVERABILITY & AUTHORITY TO ARREST
Section B10-32. Severability. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or portion of
these regulations is for any reason held invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent
jurisdiction, such portion shall be deemed a separate, distinct and independent provision, and
such holding shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions thereof.
Section B10-33. Authority to Arrest. Pursuant to the authorization of Section 5380 of the Public
Resources Code, the Director of Parks and Community Services and uniformed park and
recreation employees that may be designated by the Director, shall have the authority and
immunities of public officers and employees as set forth in Section 836.5 of the Penal Code to
make arrests and issue citations in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 5C (commencing
with Section 853.6), Title 3, Part 2 of the Penal Code, for misdemeanor violations of laws of the
State of California and ordinances of the City of San Ramon and the County of Contra Costa
committed within their presence in a City park, parkway or recreation area.
Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect thirty (30) days from the date of its passage. Before
the expiration of fifteen (l5) days after its passage, this Ordinance shall be posted in three public
places within the City of San Ramon along with the names of the members of the City Council
voting for and against same.
The foregoing Ordinance was introduced on June 13,1989 after public hearing was adopted at the
meeting of the City Council of the City of San Ramon on June 27, , 1989 by the following vote:
AYES: Council members Harmon, Messreni, Oliver and Mayor Bennett
ABSENT: Council Members Schinnerer
Mayor Wayne w. Bennet
Judy Macfarlane, City Clerk
CITY OF SAN RAMON/SAN RAMON VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AGREEMENT
THIS AGREEMENT, made and entered into as of May 20, 1987, by and between the CITY OF
SAN RAMON, hereinafter called "CITY", and the SAN RM10N VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL
DISTRICT, hereinafter called "DISTRICT":
WHEREAS, the CITY and DISTRICT are desirous of developing and operating sports and
recreational facilities at certain High School and Elementary School sites; and
WHEREAS, the CITY and DISTRICT have agreed in principle that development of such
recreation facilities and their operation are a community responsibility; and
WHEREAS, the CITY and the DISTRICT intend to operate the facilities jointly under the
authority granted by Section 1090D, et seq. of the Education Code and applicable provisions of
the Government Code. -
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the covenants and conditions hereinafter set forth and
pursuant to the provision of law herein above referred to, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1. DISTRICT agrees to make available to the CITY certain specified areas, to be agreed upon by
the parties, at the following DISTRICT sites:
(b) (b) Twin Creeks
(c) Cal High - renovation of tennis courts
(c) Two other sites to be agreed upon by District and City prior to June 30, 1989.
for development and use of recreational improvements and sports facilities. The precise
improvements to be developed shall be mutually agreed upon between CITY and DISTRICT.
Should City and District fail to agree on sites, areas and improvements to be installed, the sites,
areas and improvements shall be determined by the arbitration panel provided for in paragraph
19. 2. CITY agrees to appropriate, from available funds, amounts necessary to prepare, or cause
to be prepared, plans for construction of the improvements, and to construct, or cause to be
constructed, the improvements at the sites listed in Section 1, in accordance with the following
(A) FY 87-88
Appropriate sufficient funds, in an amount to be agreed upon by DISTRICT and CITY, for
preparation of plans for and construction of improvements at Twin Creeks, and for preparation of
plans for Montevideo. Complete development Of Twin Creeks and plans for Montevideo.
(B) FY 88-89
Appropriate sufficient funds, in an amount to be agreed upon by the DISTRICT and CITY, for,
and construct, the improvements at Montevideo.
(C) During or before FY 91-92
Appropriate sufficient funds, in an amount to be agreed upon by the DISTRICT and CITY, for,
and renovate, the tennis courts at Cal High.
(D) During or before FY 96-97
Appropriate sufficient funds, in an amount to be agreed upon by the DISTRICT and CITY, for
preparation of plans for, and construct, the improvements at the remaining sites. CITY and
DISTRICT shall jointly approve the plans and specifications prior to solicitation of bids. Where
required, the plans and specifications shall be submitted for approval by the Office of the State
Architect. CITY'S costs for preparation of plans and construction of improvements for all areas
shall be limited to $1,200,000 unless otherwise agreed or determined through arbitration. CITY
agrees to pledge and set aside all new park fees collected by CITY pursuant Go Government
Code Section 66477 et seq., subject to the limitations of such Sections, to provide revenues to
finance CITY'S Costs hereunder to the extent that other CITY revenues should be unavailable for
3. All permanent equipment erected on school property by CITY, and located within the specific
areas agreed upon for use, may be used for community recreation activities, and CITY shall
provide all other materials and equipment to be used in such community recreation activities.
DISTRICT shall have priority use of the areas during the regular school year on weekdays
(Monday through Friday) during regular school hours. To the extent possible, maintenance of the
areas will not be performed by the CITY while school classes are in session. After maintenance
is completed, the areas will be available for community recreation.
4. CITY shall provide all supervisory personnel for recreation activities conducted by CITY on
school property. CITY shall provide worker's compensation insurance for all of its recreation
5. CITY shall be responsible for any damage to the improvements which result from any
activities being conducted by CITY on school property hereunder. The costs of repair or
replacement caused by vandalism to jointly used facilities, shall be borne by CITY unless such
vandalism occurred during such time or times that the facilities were being used for school
6. Upon discovery of any unusual conditions of DISTRICT facilities, CITY shall submit reports
7. Additional development may occur upon mutual consent by both parties.
8. Upon completion of the improvements at each site, CITY, at its expense, shall provide all
personnel and materials for maintenance, daily care, repairs and replacements, to City Parks
Maintenance standards, for the City improved areas at each site, including turf, plant materials,
irrigation systems, pathways, fencing, recreation equipment and structures and exterior lighting.
DISTRICT shall furnish all water associated with maintenance of the areas, and a fixed sum,
payable quarterly commencing on the last day of the first full month in which the CITY assumes
maintenance responsibility for each area, calculated at S250 quarterly per acre maintained by the
City, unless otherwise agreed or determined through arbitration.
9. All improvements constructed by CITY within the specific areas agreed upon for use, may be
used for educational and recreational activities of DISTRICT and DISTRICT shall provide all
materials and supplies to be used for such purposes.
10. DISTRICT shall provide all supervisory personnel for school-sponsored activities conducted
by DISTRICT. DISTRICT shall provide worker's compensation insurance for all of its personnel.
11. DISTRICT shall be responsible for any damage to the improvements which results from any
school-sponsored activities being conducted by DISTRICT.
12. Upon discovery of any unusual conditions, DISTRICT shall submit reports to CITY on the
condition of the property, equipment and facilities.
13. CITY shall book and schedule the use of the areas on elementary school sites for community
recreation activities. CITY shall use the area at such times and in such a manner so as to not
interfere with DISTRICT'S use for normal school purposes which is limited to weekdays during
regular school hours during the regular school year. Income from user fees for use of CITY
developed facilities shall be paid to and retained by the CITY.
14. CITY shall book and schedule the use of the tennis courts at Cal High only at such times as
allocated to CITY by DISTRICT, it being the intention of DISTRICT to have priority use of the
tennis courts for school teams and activities.
15. DISTRICT will assume liability and defend and hold CITY harmless from-loss, costs or
expenses caused by the negligent or wrongful act or omission of DISTRICT officers, agents and
employees occurring in the performance of this agreement to the extent that such liability is
imposed on CITY by the provisions of Section 895.2 of the Government Code of the State of
California. CITY will assume Liability and defend and hold DISTRICT harmless from loss, costs
or expenses caused by the negligent or wrongful ace or omission of CITY officers, agents and
employees occurring in the performance of this agreement to the extent that such liability is
imposed on DISTRICT by the provisions of Section 895.2 of the Government Code of the State
of California. In addition, when liability arises pursuant to Section 830 et seq. of the Government
Code, by reason of a dangerous condition of public property of CITY covered by this agreement,
CITY shall assume liability and defend and hold DISTRICT harmless from loss, costs or
expenses arising from said dangerous condition, unless DISTRICT officers, employees or agents
were negligent in not informing CITY of such dangerous condition or unless DISTRICT officers
or agents created said dangerous condition.
16. The DISTRICT and the CITY shall maintain public liability insurance with minimum
coverage of $l,OOO,OOO during the term of this agreement. This DISTRICT shall name the
CITY as additional insured for all claims arising from the instructional programs use of the
facilities. The CITY shall name the DISTRICT as additional insured for all claims arising from
community recreation use of the facilities.
17. The term of this agreement shall be for twenty-five (25) years, commencing on July 1, 1987.
At scheduled termination, all improvements and equipment installed by CITY shall become the
property of DISTRICT, and CITY shall have no right to remove such improvements or
18. In consideration for the undertaking of the CITY hereunder, DISTRICT agrees not to file or
engage in any litigation to directly or indirectly challenge the validity of the San Ramon
Redevelopment Plan ("Plan") or the ordinance adopting said Plan, which is to be considered by
the CITY, so long as they are not inconsistent with this Agreement. In the event that the Plan is
not adopted by the City, or the Plan is adopted but is ultimately invalidated by a court of
competent jurisdiction, this Agreement may be terminated by the CITY upon written notice to
DISTRICT, and CITY will thereupon be relieved of all executory obligations with respect to sites
for which development has not commenced hereunder. If suit is filed to challenge the validity of
the Plan, the CITY's obligations under this Agreement shall not be tolled except and unless,
during the pendency of the action, the payment or expenditure of tax allocations, co or by the San
Ramon Redevelopment Agency, are restrained, provided however that CITY agrees to complete
and maintain any improvements commenced prior to such restraint.
19. Any controversy or dispute arising out of matters requiring future agreement of the parties to
this Agreement shall be settled by arbitration in San Ramon, California by five (5) member
Arbitration Panel selected in the following manner: two (2) residents of San Ramon, other than
officers or employees of the DISTRICT, selected by the DISTRICT ; two (2) residents of San
Ramon, other than officers or employees of the CITY, selected by the CITY; and an Arbitrator
selected by the governing bodies of the DISTRICT and CITY from the American Arbitration
Association list of arbicracors, who shall be the Chairperson of the Arbitration Panel and have
the right to vote. The arbitration shall consist in the selection of either the DISTRICT'S
contention or recommendation or the CITY's contention or recommendation ("last best offer")
and such selection shall constitute the decision of the Arbitration Panel. The Arbitration, Panel
shall not have authority to modify such contention or recommendation or arrive at any other
decision. Any decision of the Arbitration Panel shall require three (3) affirmative votes and such
decision shall be binding and conclusive on the parties.
IN WITNESS THEREOF, the CITY OF SAN RADON, by order of its City Council and SAN
RAMON VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, by order of its Board of Education, have
caused this agreement to be executed on each party's behalf by its duly authorized officers, the
day and year first written above.
CITY OF SAN RAYON/
SAN RAMON VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
SUPERINTEDENT Of SCHOOLS