Also, FYI...I am heading out of town today to climb Rainier, so I will be out of touch with the internet until Tuesday of next week.
I don't know if this has been addressed in the past yet, but if not.......I saw the signs at the Chambers Creek Golf Course and thought it was a University Place City issue, but it appears to be greater than that, given what is going down over on the east side...................Comments/Suggestions?...with a successful outcome in Spokane, this would seem to be a good candidate to educate.
Pierce County Parks Website
Their Advisory Board:
OTHER PARK RULES & REGULATIONS
Possession of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.
Loitering in vehicles is prohibited.
For safety, swim only in designated areas.
Please use trash receptacles.
No firearms, fireworks, or open fires.
Loud music is prohibited.
Drive carefully and cautiously and enjoy your visit.
No person shall camp in any park except in areas specifically designated and/or marked for that purpose.
Violations of any of the Park Code 36.68 can mean fines up to $1,000.00 and/or imprisonment of 90 days. Rewards of up to $300 may be given for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone vandalizing Pierce County property.
Cross-reference: Chapter 36.68 RCW
This Chapter shall constitute the Park Code of Pierce County and may be cited as such.
Conduct in all public parks shall be subject to all the general police regulations of this Code and not exclusively to the provisions of this Chapter. (Res. 18122 § 1; prior Code § 12.04.010)
14.08.020 Liberal Construction.
This Chapter is an exercise of the police power of the State of Washington, and of Pierce County, for the public peace, health, safety and welfare, and its provisions shall be liberally construed. (Res. 18122 § 1; prior Code § 12.04.020)
H. "Park" means and includes all parks, squares, drives, community centers, recreation
centers, meridians, trails, linear corridors, parkways, boulevards, golf courses, boat
launching ramps, zoos, beaches, playfields, and recreation areas and facilities comprising
the parks and recreation system of the County and under the management and control of
I. Possess a firearm with a cartridge in any portion of the mechanism, or discharge across, in or into any park a firearm, air or gas weapon, or any device capable of injuring or killing any person or animal or damaging or destroying any public or private property;
J. Annoy, bother, molest, insult or offer an affront to any other person within a park;
Their Meeting Schedule: The website also has a means to submit discussion topics for the meetings electronically.