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File #: O-319-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Withdrawn
File created: 9/9/2019 In control: Parks and Sustainability Committee
On agenda: 2/13/2020 Final action: 2/13/2020
Title: AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTIONS 42.40 THROUGH 42.42 AND AMENDING SECTION 42.43 OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING METRO-OWNED GOLF COURSES.
Sponsors: Bill Hollander (D-9)
Attachments: 1. O-319-19 V.1 091219 Repealing Sec. 42.40-42.42 Amending Sec. 42.43.pdf

 

ORDINANCE NO. __________, SERIES 2020

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AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTIONS 42.40 THROUGH 42.42 AND AMENDING SECTION 42.43 OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO CODE OF ORDINANCES REGARDING METRO-OWNED GOLF COURSES.

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SPONSORED BY: COUNCILMEMBER BILL HOLLANDER

                                                                        

                     WHEREAS, due to the significant revenue shortfalls faced by Louisville Metro Government as a result of its increased pension obligations to the state, the Louisville Metro Council repeals §§ 42.40-42.42 and amends § 42.43 of the Louisville Metro Code of Ordinances (“LMCO”) regarding Metro-owned golf courses.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION I:  LMCO §§ 42.40-42.42 are hereby repealed as shown below:

§ 42.40  DEFINITIONS.

   For the purpose of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.

   ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY. Persons supplying proper identification that they are full-time, active military personnel of the United States. Such term includes full-time training duty, annual training duty, and attendance, while in the active military service, at a school designated as a service school by law or by the Secretary of the military department concerned.

   ANNUAL PASS - 7-DAY. Green-fee pass for adults, good any day of the week during the calendar year in which it is issued.

   ANNUAL PASS - WEEKDAY.  Green-fee pass good only Monday through Friday during the calendar year in which it is issued.  Issued in three categories: Adult, Junior, or Youth Team.

   JUNIOR.  Persons age 18 and younger.

   MATINEE.  Weekdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., during the summer season only.

   SENIOR.  Persons age 60 and older.

   SUMMER SEASON.  March 1 through November 30.

   TWILIGHT.  Begins 6:00 p.m. on weekdays during the summer season; begins at 4:00 p.m. on weekends during the summer season; and begins at 2:00 p.m. every day during the winter season.

   WINTER SEASON.  December 1 through February 28.

 

§ 42.41  GREEN FEES.

   (A)   All golfers must pay the established green fee, start in the order designated by the duly- appointed starter at the clubhouse, and have the green fee receipt in his or her possession at all times while playing on the course.  The golf pro or his or her designee shall have the authority to restrict usage of all golf practice facilities to those having paid for a green fee for that day, if overcrowding occurs.

   (B)   Green fees shall be established at the rates set forth herein, effective March 1, 2018.  Thereafter, upon review every two years, the fees may be increased by a greater of: (i) $0.25 or (ii) an amount based on the most recently-published Consumer Price Index (CPI), provided such CPI-based amount is in increments of $0.25.  If costs require rate increases above this level, the Director of Parks may request a higher increase upon approval by the Metro Council.

 

   (C)   Fee schedule.

      (1)   Annual passes shall be issued on a calendar year basis, and are not prorated. Additionally, an annual pass fee shall be assessed each time the pass is used, as set forth herein.

         (a)   7-day pass:            $375

         (b)   Weekday pass:

               Adult:            $270

               Junior:            $ 90

               Youth Team:

               (team season only)   $ 60

      (2)   Daily fees.

         (a)   Seneca and Charlie Vettiner Courses.

    Summer Season Rates

Weekday

$15.50

Weekend

$19.00

Matinee/Active Duty Military

$13.00

Junior, Senior, Twilight

$10.00

   Winter Season Rates

Weekday

$12.50

Weekend

$14.00

Junior, Senior, Twilight

$9.00

   Annual Pass Fee

Adult

$5.50

Junior

$2.00

 

         (b)   Iroquois, Long Run, Shawnee, Sun Valley Courses.

    Summer Season Rates

Weekday

$14.00

Weekend

$17.00

Matinee/Active Duty Military

$12.00

Junior, Senior, Twilight

$8.50

   Winter Season Rates

Weekday

$11.00

Weekend

$12.50

Junior, Senior, Twilight

$7.50

   Annual Pass Fee

Adult

$5.00

Junior

$2.00


         (c)   Cherokee, Bobby Nichols Courses.

    Summer Season Rates

Weekday

$13.00

Weekend

$14.00

Matinee/Active Duty Military

$9.75

Junior, Senior, Twilight

$7.50

   Winter Season Rates

Weekday

$10.00

Weekend

$10.00

Junior, Senior, Twilight

$6.50

   Annual Pass Fee

Adult

$4.00

Junior

$2.00

 

         (d)   Crescent Hill Course.   

    Summer Season Rates

Weekday

$14.00

Weekend

$16.00

Matinee/Active Duty Military

$12.00

Junior, Senior, Twilight

$8.50

   Winter Season Rates

Weekday

$11.00

Weekend

$12.50

Junior, Senior, Twilight

$7.50

   Annual Pass Fee

Adult

$5.00

Junior

$2.00

 

         (e)   Quail Chase Course.

    18-Hole Course Rates

Weekday

$24.00

Weekend

$34.00

Weekday Senior

$14.00

Weekday Twilight

$11.00

Junior

$18.00

Derby

$35.00

Specials

$10.00 - $32.00

   9-Hole Course Rates

Weekday

$20.00

Junior

$9.00

   Leagues

League 1

$11.00

League 2

$9.00

League 3

$7.00

League (Early)

$5.00

 

§ 42.42  GOLF CART AND TRAIL FEES.

   (A)   Effective March 1, 2018, persons operating user-owned carts shall pay a $4.50 trail fee for each round of golf.

   (B)   Golf cart discount cards are available at a charge of $75 per year, and each cardholder will be assessed a $11.00 fee per round.

   (C)   Persons wishing to have trail-cart privileges must have a valid registration card issued by the Department of Parks.

 

SECTION II:  LMCO § 42.43 is hereby amended as follows:

§ 42.43  MANAGEMENT OF METRO-OWNED GOLF COURSES.

If Metro Parks may contract with a private entity or person for the management of any Metro-owned golf courses., the following restrictions must be contained in any future request for proposal and subsequent contract executed for the management of the property:  Any outside management of an Metro-owned golf course will be determined by a competitively bid process.

 (A)   The person or entity must be or employ a Class A PGA Member (“Pro”) to manage each Metro-owned public golf course;

   (B)   The person or entity may only manage one Metro-owned golf course at a time - unless there is a death or separation of employment and another Pro fills in on an interim basis during the transition period to keep the Metro-owned golf course open while Metro seeks to fill the vacant position;

   (C)   The person or entity may not manage another competing course, whether private or semi-private, while maintaining a contract to manage a Metro-owned public golf course;

   (D)   The person or entity shall employ staff to manage the clubhouse, concession stand, and golf carts as well as hold all applicable licenses and certifications (Liquor license, insurance, Health Department, Revenue Commission, etc.).

                     SECTION III:  This Ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and approval.

 

 

____________________________

____________________________

Sonya Harward Metro Council Clerk

David James President of the Council

 

 

________________________________________________________

 

Greg Fischer Mayor

Approved Date

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND LEGALITY:

 

Michael J. O’Connell

Jefferson County Attorney

 

 

 

By: ____________________________

 

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