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					                                            ORDINANCE NO. 12040


         AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHATTANOOGA CITY CODE, PART II,
         CHAPTER 26, SECTIONS 26-22, 26-23, 26-24 26-25, AND 26-134, AND BY
         ADDING NEW SECTIONS 26-26, 26-27, 26-28, 26-29, 26-30, 26-31, 26-32, 26-
         33, AND 26-34, ESTABLISHING THE EVENT FEES FOR USAGE OF
         VARIOUS CHATTANOOGA PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES.



         BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHATTANOOGA,

TENNESSEE:

         SECTION 1. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, Section 26-22, be and the

same is hereby deleted in its entirety and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

Sec. 26-22.       Rental Rates for Municipal Parks.

         The following rental rates shall apply to events in these designated municipal parks:

A.       Coolidge Park and Walker Pavilion.

 COOLIDGE PARK                                                    DEPOSIT***            PER HOUR       DAILY

 Carousel Room Rental after hours (2 Hr. Min.)**                            $50.00            $75.00
 Walker Pavilion Single Table Rental (2 HR MIN)*                                              $25.00
 Walker Pavilion Day Rental (2 HR MIN)*                                      N/A             $125.00
 Walker Pavilion Evening Rental (5PM - 11PM)                               $100.00                      $400.00
   (User rents table and chairs privately; insurance cost is renters; Off-duty officer(s))
 Park Special Event Rental (events with more than                          $500.00                      $500.00
 500 people see Section 26-24)

 *Can only be rented in 2-hour segments
 Rental times are 10:00 - 12:00 AM & 1:00 - 3:00 PM

 **This rental includes 3 free carousel rides per
 child for a maximum of 20 children
 FOR HAMILTON COUNTY SCHOOLS - SEE NOTE 1 AT THE END OF THIS SECTION.
 FOR EVENTS OF MORE THAN 500 PEOPLE - SEE NOTE 2 AT THE END OF THIS SECTION.

 CAROUSEL FEES                PER RIDE FEE
 Under 2 years of age          Free
 Over 2 years of age         $ 1.00

 ***Deposit is refundable with an undamaged and cleaned return of the facility.
B.      Greenway Farm Conference Room.

        The following rental rates shall apply to events held in Greenway Farm Conference
Room:

GREENWAY FARM                                             DEPOSIT***         PER HOUR       DAILY

House Rental                                                     $50.00            $25.00    $100.00

DISCOUNT - 25% off hourly rate for reoccurring meetings (minimum of 3 bookings)
***Deposit is refundable with an undamaged and cleaned return of the facility.



C.      Heritage Park.

        The following rental rates shall apply to events in Heritage Park:

HERITAGE PARK                                            DEPOSIT***           PER HOUR      DAILY

House Rental*                                                    $150.00           $50.00    $500.00
Park Special Event                                               $500.00                     $500.00

*DISCOUNT: 25% off hourly rate for reoccurring meetings (minimum of 3 bookings)
***Deposit is refundable with an undamaged and cleaned return of the facility.



D.      Renaissance Park.

        The following rental rates shall apply to events of five hundred (500) individuals or less
held in Renaissance Park:

RENAISSANCE PARK                                         DEPOSIT***          PER HOUR       DAILY

Park Special Event Rental                                        $500.00                     $500.00

Outdoor Pavilion                                               $100.00         $125.00
FOR EVENTS OF MORE THAN 500 PEOPLE - SEE NOTE 2 AT THE END OF THIS SECTION.
***Deposit is refundable with an undamaged and cleaned return of the facility.




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E.      Walnut Street Bridge, Ross’s Landing Waterfront Park

        The following rental rates shall apply to events of five hundred (500) individuals or less
held at Walnut Street Bridge and Ross’s Landing Waterfront Park:

 WALNUT STREET BRIDGE                                       DEPOSIT***           PER HOUR             DAILY

 Event Rental                                                       $500.00                                $500.00

 FOR EVENTS OF MORE THAN 500 PEOPLE - SEE NOTE 2 AT THE END OF THIS SECTION.

 ROSS'S LANDING WATERFRONT PARK                             DEPOSIT***                                DAILY

 500 People or Less                                             $500.00                                    $500.00
 501 or more contracted to Friends of the Festival pursuant
 to Section 26-24.                                                      Negotiated per event
 Ross’s Landing Pier (separate from park)                       $150.00                                    $300.00
 ***Deposit is refundable with an undamaged and cleaned return of the facility.

NOTES:
1.    Hamilton County Schools may receive a 25% discount when reserving these facilities.
2.    For events of 500 people or more, see Fee Schedule Section 26-24.

        SECTION 2. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, Section 26-23, be and the

same is hereby deleted in its entirety and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

Sec. 26-23.     Recreation Center Rentals.

        The following rental rates and fee schedule shall apply to events and instructional classes
held in city recreation centers:

 RECREATION CENTER RENTALS                                  DEPOSIT             PER HOUR

 Multi-Purpose Room (During operating hours-schedule                 $50.00                  $30.00
 permitting)
 Multi-Purpose Room (After operating hours)                          $50.00                  $50.00

 GYMS                                                                                        $75.00

 Neighborhood Civic Association Meetings                   No charge for meetings during operating hours

 RECREATION CENTER INSTRUCTIONAL CLASSES                                    PER SESSION
 (City retains 25% of fees collected)
  (Private Instructors conduct classes)
 Fee based classes                                                          $3.00 - $45.00

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       SECTION 3. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, Section 26-24, be and

the same is hereby deleted in its entirety and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

        The following fee schedule shall apply to usage of the waterfront area for events of more
than five hundred (500) individuals that fall within the following categories enumerated herein
and are held in the parks and facilities specified in this section. For Category four (4) and five
(5) events, a license agreement shall be entered into with the City of Chattanooga establishing
the fee amount, which shall not be less then the amount set forth for category three (3) events. A
deposit shall be required for use of the waterfront area in an amount equal to one day of rental
for each venue utilized by the event.

                                     Description of Categories
 Category 1            No sales, admission fees, concessions, entry fees, pledges or donations.
                       Funds to produce the event may be obtained from grants, donations, or
                       sales that occur off site prior to event.
                                                              OR
                       Runs/Walks where no entry fee is charged to participate.
                       Pledges in support of a charity may be collected off site.

 Category 2            Closed to the public, with or without a fee.

 Category 3            Commercial: The purpose of the event is to distribute information and/or
                       introduce a product that may result in present or future donations or sales.
                                                             OR
                       Sales: Events where concessions, and/or sales are part of the event. Runs,
                       walks, contests where entry fees are charged in order to participate and
                       the end event is combined with a festival-type event (beer gardens, bands,
                       or similar activity).
                                                             OR
                       Festival-type events where there are sales. Sales are limited to eight (8)
                       vendors. These vendors are for providing food services to the public and
                       event personnel during the event. Vendors may also provide specific
                       event-related goods & services that closely follow the theme or subject
                       Matter of the event. No admission may be charged to the festival. No
                       donations may be collected. This Category is limited to one-day
                       (including set up and take down) events with an attendance of 1,000
                       People or less. In addition to the usage fee, a separate Category
                       per-vendor charge is accessed.

 Category 4            Runs, walks, contests where entry fees are charged in order to participate
                       and race memorabilia may be sold on site. Race memorabilia is limited
                       to T-shirts, sweatshirts or other race-related items which have a per item
                       cost of $25 or less.
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Category 5              Limited access/entrance fees: Events in this Category will be charged
                        three (3) times Category 3. These are events that totally fence the area
                        and charge an admission fee.

Venue                             Category 1   Category 2   Category 3    Category 4     Category 5
Green west of Olgiati
Bridge near Marina                   150         1000          1500         License        License

Small parking lot west of
Olgiati
Bridge nearest to Marina             100          500           500         License        License

Parking lot under Olgiati Br.        n/a          n/a           n/a           n/a            n/a
Step area under Olgiati
Bridge                               250          750          1000         License        License

Green east of Olgiati Bridge
near Southern Belle                  150         1000          1250         License        License

Parking lot east of Olgiati Br.      150         1000          1500         License        License

Lower green west of the Pier         150         1000          1500         License        License

Parking lot west of
Power Alley                          100          500           500         License        License

City Pier                            500         2000          2500         License        License

Lower green east of the Pier         350         1500          2000         License        License

City Green in front of River
Pier
*Landing                             250         1250          1750         License        License

River Terrace                        500         2000          2500         License        License

1st Street Steps
T/E to close street                  350         1500          2000         License        License

*Walnut Street Bridge
(Bridge is always open to the
public)                              500          750          1000         License        License

Martin Amphitheatre                  250         750           1000         License        License
Homberg Bridge                       500         2000          2500         License        License

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*Coolidge Park                   500          750        1000          License      License
*Renaissance Park                500          750         750          License      License
*These rates apply to events of 500 people or more. For events of less than 500 people, see Fee
Schedule in Section 26-22.

        The following fees shall apply to any City services provided in connection with an event
as defined in categories one (1) through five (5).

                    City Service(s)                                                 Rate $/hr
 Public Works                                                           $20 per hour/individual man hour

 Road Closure                                                                      $50/Event

 Parks & Recreation                                                                    $20

 Officers                                                                              $28

 School Patrol                                                                         $15

       SECTION 4. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, Section 26-25, be and

the same is hereby amended to add the following:

                 Cart Rental – 18 holes               $ 13.00

       SECTION 5. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, is hereby amended by

adding a new Section 26-26 as follows:

Sec. 26-26.      Swimming Pools.

       The following rates shall apply to events held at city swimming facilities:

SWIMMING POOLS                                                           1st 2 HOURS         EACH ADD HOUR

Outdoor Pools**                                                                  $90.00                    $30.00
**(For up to 25 people. There will be an additional
charge of $1.00 per person for up to 50 people.
Two-hour minimum)

Indoor Pools (Brainerd & South Chatt)** PER HOUR            $40.00
**(Saturday rentals from 4 PM to 5 PM
Available September through May only)
      DAILY FEES
Open Swim (Children 17 and under)                               $1.00
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Open Swim (Adults 18 and older)                           $2.00
Recreation Center Program                                 $1.00
Kids Kamp Children                                        $1.00

      CLASSES
Water Fitness Classes          PER CLASS                  $2.00
Swim Lessons           8 HALF HOUR LESSONS               $32.00
Swim Team                      PER MONTH                 $35.00
Disabled Swim Team            PER PRACTICE                $1.00
Exercise classes      PER PERSON PER VISIT                $1.00

       SECTION 6. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, is hereby amended by

adding a new Section 26-27 as follows:

Sec. 26-27.     Summer Day Camps.

       The following rates shall apply to summer day camp events held at city facilities:

SUMMER DAY CAMPS                                                     PER SESSION

4-week session (two 4-week sessions are held at                     $100.00
14 Recreation Centers)

NOTE: Scholarships may be available to
qualifying applicants

       SECTION 7. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, is hereby amended by

adding a new Section 26-28 as follows:

Sec. 26-28.     Sports Programs and Field Charges.

       The following rental rates shall apply to use of Washington Hills Football Field and East
Chattanooga Field facilities:

Sports Programs                                                        FEE

Per team (adult leagues - depending on # of games)                  $200.00 - $350.00
Field Charges                                                       $2.00 - $50.00

Washington Hills Football Field Rentals

High School Games                                                   $500.00
Middle School Games                                                 $350.00
Youth Association Tournaments**                                     $250.00
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East Chattanooga Field Rentals

High School Games                                                            $500.00
Middle School Games                                                          $350.00
Youth Association Tournaments**                                              $250.00

**A $500.00 refundable deposit will be required for
Youth Association Tournaments

       SECTION 8. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, is hereby amended by

adding a new Section 26-29 as follows:

Sec. 26-29.     Softball Field Rentals.

        The following rental rates shall apply to use of Warner Park Field and Frost Stadium
Field facilities:


SOFTBALL FIELD RENTALS                                                        Fee
WARNER PARK* (excluding Frost Stadium)

3-Day Tournament ($350.00 plus $100.00 filing fee)                           $450.00
2-Day Tournament ($250.00 plus $100.00 filing fee)                           $350.00
1-Day Tournament ($150.00 plus $100.00 filing fee)                           $250.00

FROST STADIUM*

Per day - 5 game minimum                                                     $500.00
2-Day weekend - 5 games per day                                              $750.00
3-Day weekend - 5 games per day                                              $850.00

*Hamilton County Schools may receive a 25% discount when reserving these facilities

       SECTION 9. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, is hereby amended by

adding a new Section 26-30 as follows:




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Sec. 26-30.      Skate Park.

        The following fees shall apply to use of city Skate Park facilities:

                                                                   ENTRY
SKATE PARK                                       MEMBERSHIP       FEE                 COST

1-year membership - January 1-December 31                $50.00

Member                                                                        $2.00
Non-Member                                                                    $8.00
Member without membership card                                                $5.00
(The fee is good for only 1day. Numbered
wrist bands are issued to insure that each
person pays for re-entry on a different day.)
Hockey Leagues                                                                        $250.00 per team

SKATE PARK EQUIPMENT RENTALS

Helmets                                                                                          $5.00
Knee pads                                                                                        $5.00

        SECTION 10. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, is hereby amended by

adding a new Section 26-31 as follows:

Sec. 26-31.      Champion’s Club.

        The following fees shall apply to use of Champion’s Club facilities:

CHAMPION'S CLUB                                             PER HOUR

Before 4:00 PM (per person)                                           $2.00
After 4:00 PM (per person)                                            $3.00
Seniors (per person per day)                                          $2.00

Special Event Tennis                                        PER PERSON

Cost per person for a vast array of events                   $3.00 - $10.00
including leagues, tournaments, school matches

Champion's Tennis Leagues                                 LEAGUE COST

There are three tennis leagues in a year - spring,        $40.00 per person
summer and fall. League fee includes tennis balls,
court time and trophies for winners and finalists

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Champion's Club Lobby                                        DEPOSIT**          PER HOUR
(Available November, December & January only)

Rental - Monday thru Friday (4-hour maximum)                     $150.00              $125.00
Rental - Weekends (4-hour maximum)                               $150.00              $150.00

Private lessons by Pro - paid directly to Pro

**Deposit is refundable with an undamaged and cleaned return of the facility.

        SECTION 11. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, is hereby amended by

adding a new Section 26-32 as follows:

Sec. 26-32.      Fitness Center.

        The following fees shall apply to use of city fitness center facilities:

FITNESS CENTER                                                              Fee

Daily Fee                                                                                               $1.00

Assessment to establish current fitness level                                                          $15.00
before beginning an exercise program

Fitness Classes – City retains 25%
Per person - per session (varies by instructor level)                                                $1 - $15

        SECTION 12. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, is hereby amended by

adding a new Section 26-33 as follows:

Sec. 26-33.      Therapeutic Recreation.

        The following fees shall apply to therapeutic recreation:

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION                                                      Fee

Program Fees (varies by instructor level)                                   $1 - $15 (per person per session)




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       SECTION 13. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, is hereby amended by

adding a new Section 26-34 as follows:

Sec. 26-34.     Outventure.

       The following fees shall apply to Outventure:

                  OUTVENTURE                                                    Fee
Sea Kayaking**

1/2 day (per person)                                                                            $20.00 - $40.00
Sunset (per person)                                                                             $20.00 - $40.00
All Day (per person)                                                                            $40.00 - 60.00
Overnight (per person)                                                                        $125.00 - $150.00

Whitewater Kayaking**

Rapid Learning Membership
    Individual                                                                                            $45.00
    Family                                                                                                $75.00
Roll Session (free to Rapid Learning Members)                                                              $5.00
Beginner - All Day                                                                               $25.00 - $50.00
Intermediate - All Day                                                                           $30.00 - $55.00
Beginner Camp                                                                                            $350.00
Intermediate Camp                                                                                        $375.00
Play Day                                                                                          $5.00 - $20.00

Canoeing**

Per Person (2 hours)                                                                                      $10.00
Per Person (1/2 Day)                                                                                      $15.00
Per Person (All Day)                                                                                      $25.00

Mountain Biking**

1/2 Day (per person)                                                                             $20.00 - $35.00
All Day (per person)                                                                             $30.00 - $45.00

Instruction

Private (One Instructor Per Person Per Day)                                                               $225.00
Class (Per Day Per Instructor - number of Instructors                                                     $225.00
will vary depending on number of people)
**Prices may vary depending on distance, meals, and required instructor levels. 6-participant minimums apply
unless otherwise stated.
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         SECTION 14. That Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, Section 26-134, be and

the same is hereby deleted in its entirety and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

         The following fees shall apply to admission and use of the Chattanooga Zoo at Warner
Park:

 CHATTANOOGA ZOO AT WARNER PARK                                            ADMISSION

 General Admission:
    Adults                                                                                         $6.00
    Seniors                                                                                        $4.00
    Children (3-15)                                                                                $3.00
    Children (under 3)                                                                             Free
 All admissions on Wednesdays                                                                      $1.00
 Free/Reduced School Lunch Recipients                                                              Free
 Members of American Zoo Association                                                               Free
 Members of Friends of the Zoo                                                                     Free
 Pavilion Rental (per hour)                                                                       $25.00

 After-hours base fee (evening rental for 2 hours - this                                         $500.00
 includes 2 base staff to keep the zoo open)
 Charge for each additional hour                                                                 $200.00
 Additional staff per hour                                                                        $20.00
 Decorating (per hour, per person)                                                                $10.00

 Birthday parties                                                                       $85.00 - $125.00

         SECTION 15.          BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, That this Ordinance shall become

effective immediately from and after its passage.

PASSED on Second and Final Reading

             October 23                , 2007.         S/________________________________________
                                                                   CHAIRPERSON

                                                       APPROVED:     X     DISAPPROVED: _______

                                                       DATE:         October 26                , 2007


                                                       S/________________________________________
                                                                         MAYOR

CRF/kac
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