Chapter 9.04
OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC PROPERTY1

Sections:

9.04.010    Offense against public property – Penalty.

9.04.020    Loss, retention or destruction of library property.

9.04.030    Consumption, possession of alcohol in borough parks.

9.04.010 Offense against public property – Penalty.

A. No person may enter upon, occupy or use any borough park or recreation facility except in accordance with borough parks and recreation rules and regulations.

B. No person may move, deface, damage or destroy any park or recreation property.

C. No person may put or throw any kind of garbage, rubbish or material, or other discarded objects in or on any borough park or recreation facility.

D. A person who wilfully violates any provision of this section is guilty of a violation, and upon conviction is punishable by a fine of $1,000. (Ord. 2013-65 § 19, 2013; amended during 1993 republication; Ord. 72-42, 1972. 2004 Code § 9.12.010.)

9.04.020 Loss, retention or destruction of library property.

A. Any person who checks out library property, whether for himself or another, is hereby presumed to be in possession of said property until said property is returned to the library. No person shall wilfully retain possession of library property more than 15 days after being notified that such property is overdue. Notification will be sent to the person who checked out said property.

B. Any person who fails to return any library property within 15 days of receipt of the notice provided herein is liable for the cost of replacing said property, and may, at the discretion of the library director, have his borrowing privileges revoked until said property is either returned or paid for. Any person who destroys or causes to be destroyed, whether negligently or intentionally, any library property in his possession is liable for the cost of replacing said property, and may, at the discretion of the library director, have his borrowing privileges revoked until said property is paid for.

C. Any person who is convicted of a violation of this chapter is guilty of a violation punishable by a fine of $1,000. (Ord. 2013-65 § 20, 2013; Ord. 90-047 § 2, 1990. 2004 Code § 9.12.020.)

9.04.030 Consumption, possession of alcohol in borough parks.

A. No person may consume, possess, or otherwise use alcoholic beverages of any sort in areas posted “no alcoholic beverages allowed” in any Fairbanks North Star Borough park.

B. For the purposes of this section, “possession” means having physical possession of or exercising dominion or control over alcoholic beverages, but does not include having alcoholic beverages within the digestive system of a person.

C. Areas within borough parks posted as in subsection (A) of this section shall be determined by the borough parks and recreation department in consultation with the parks and recreation commission.

D. A person who wilfully violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a violation, and upon conviction is punishable by a fine of not more than $500.00. (Amended during 1993 republication; Ord. 91-047 § 2, 1991. 2004 Code § 9.12.030.)


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    For statutory provisions authorizing municipalities to exercise the powers necessary to provide recreation facilities, see AS 29.35.