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Ordinance No. 13-13

Introduced: May 2, 2013
Public Hearing: June 6, 2013
Status: Adopted

An ordinance amending Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of the revised ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey

WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:48-1, the governing body of a municipality may make, amend, repeal, and enforce ordinances to manage regulate and control the finances and property of the municipality; and

WHEREAS, the Township of Randolph desires to amend the Sections of Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey, governing Administrative Fees, Buildings, Engineering Services, Fire Prevention, Health Clinic Fees, Police, Public Works and Recreation.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Governing Body of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey as follows:

SECTION ONE. The Section of Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey governing Administrative Fees is hereby deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:

Randolph Park fees:
(1) Swimming fees:
a. Family residents$120.00 per year
b. Individual resident$60.00 per year
c. Couple-residents$95.00 per year
d. Daily rate-resident$5.00 per day on weekdays, $6.00 per day on Saturday and Sunday
e. Daily rate-nonresident$8.00 per day
f. Daily rate-guest$5.00 per day on weekdays, $6.00 per day on Saturday and Sunday
g. Family-nonresident (per season)$200.00 per year
h. Individual-nonresident$80.00 per year
(2) Weekly fee for admission to Randolph Park for a nonresident of the township who is a house guest of a township resident who holds a season pass for Randolph Park Beach$30.00 per week
(3) Early payment discount. A discount of $10.00 will be in effect for the annual fee for family resident and individual resident swimming fees if payment is received on or before April 28 of the current membership year.$10.00
(4) Fishing fee (plus presentation of state license)$10.00 per person
(5) Boating fee$10.00
(6) Group fees. Reservations shall be made only in the picnic area and only during normal operating hours. All other rules and regulations must be followed. Fees for groups are as follows:
a. 10 to 150 persons$3.00 per person
b. 151 to 300 persons$2.75 per person
c. 301 to 500 persons$2.50 per person
d. 501 persons and over$2.00 per person
In addition to this fee, a fee of $50.00 per 100 people, or any part thereof, with a required minimum of 300 people, will be charged for exclusive use of the facilities.
(7) Tennis court fees:
a. Tennis court badge fees:
Family-residents$50.00 per year
Individual-resident$30.00 per year
Couple-residents$45.00 per year
Nonresident$50.00 per year
b. Guest fee (guests not to exceed half of the group playing on court)$3.00
c. Reservation fee, for all supervised courts$2.00 per court per hour
d. Reservation of tennis court in addition to a picnic pavilion$20.00 per hour per court
(8) Admission to theater and community theater productions offered by the department of parks, recreation and community servicesUp to $25.00/performance
(9) Waiver of fees. All of the fees, except the tennis court reservation fee and the community theater fees, shall be waived for any resident of the township receiving public assistance, on active duty with the armed services of the United States of America, or over age 60.
(10) Lost badge fee, Randolph Park and tennis membership, for replacement of lost card; identification will be required before a replacement will be issued$6.00
(11) Late Fees. Registration dates will be established by the department of parks, recreation and community services and advertised in advance in official department flyers and web page. A fee of $10.00 per person per registration will be charged for all late activity registrations for the following programs: track and field and cross country. A registration will not be considered late until five working days after the advertised registration date has passed. Persons moving into the township after the registration period will not be charged a late fee.
(12) General program fees:
a. Special instruction and activity program$10.00 to $1,000.00 per person
b. Special events and field trips$2.50 to $250.00 per person
c. Adult basketball and softball league fees$100.00 to $900.00 per team
d. Youth hockey fees$50.00 to $1,500.00
e. Traveling team fees$0 to $500.00
(13) Soccer field camp per field$30.00 per 2 hours
Fee applicable under all following conditions:
a. Field(s) reserved for between June 15 and Sept. 1
b. Field(s) reserved from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon. - Fri.
c. Field(s) reserved for three or more consecutive days
d. Two or more fields reserved for 4 hours
Refreshment stand camp fee$15.00 per day
(14) Waiver of fees.
a. Fees required under section (12), a. through e., of Appendix A - fee schedule, “Recreation, Randolph Park fees,” shall be waived for any township resident receiving public assistance. For purposes of this section, public assistance shall include participation in the following: Welfare, subsidized housing, federal school lunch program, food stamps or other form of public assistance.
b. Fees required under section (13) and for use of Brundage Park, Heistein Park, and Freedom Park, (1) through (7) shall be waived for all organizations of the Township of Randolph provided the following criteria are satisfied:
1. The organization is incorporated as a not-for-profit organization as defined in § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or a similarly constituted entity;
2. Eighty percent of the organization (including team participants, members and/or guests) is composed of township residents;
3. A contact person for the organization is provided who will assume the responsibility of coordinating all activities of the organization with the parks, recreation and community services departments;
4. All costs associated with use of the facilities for events such as tournaments, fund-raisers, all-star teams and refreshment stand use and the like shall be paid by the organization;
5. All rules and regulations of the department of parks and recreation are adhered to.
c. The director of parks and recreation for the township parks will be responsible for compliance with this subsection.
Brundage Park and Heistein Park and Freedom Park fees:
(1) Weekend and/or holiday use of picnic pavilions:
a. Up to 75 people$125.00$110.00
b. 75 to 150 people$200.00$130.00
c. 151 to 250 people$250.00$150.00
d. 251 to 300 people$350.00$190.00
e. 301 to 400 people$400.00$225.00
f. 401 and over$550.00$300.00
(2) Weekday Use of Picnic Pavilions10 to 40 people may utilize one-half of a picnic pavilion for a maximum of four hours for $25.00
(3) Volleyball courts reservations$10.00 per court, per hour
(4) Basketball courts reservations$10.00 per court, per hour
(5) Soccer fields reservations; this reservation is for daytime hours only and is good for 2 hours each$150.00 for each field reservation
(6) Tennis courts may be reserved by the same group at the same time a picnic pavilion is also reserved. There will be a fee of $20.00 per court per hour with a maximum of two courts available. This reservation is at the discretion of the director of parks, recreation and community services.
(7) Ballfields:
Randolph Board of Education School/Township sponsoredPrivate
a. Use of lighted ballfield (3 hours per use):
Baseball/softball 60'$35 - $125$50 - $150
Baseball 90'$50 - $175$75 - $150
Soccer/football/lacrosse$55 - $150$100 - $300
b. Reservation fee$50.00 per field, per 2 hours
(8) Trail special event fee$100.00
Brundage Park Skatepark fees:
Lifetime registration fee resident and non-resident$15.00
Freedom Park synthetic turf field fees:
1. One-third of the field$100.00 per hour
2. One-half of the field$150.00 per hour
3. Full field$200.00 per hour
Community Center and VFW Building:
1. The Community Center and VFW Building may be used without charge by all official Township committees, boards or agencies.
2. *Community groups may use the building without charge for one regular or business meeting during any month based on availability.
3. All community groups using the building for more than one regular or business meeting during a month will be charged $20.00 per hour for extra dates.
4. Special event charges will be made to any community group using the building for social events, fund raisers, or other special activities at an hourly rate of $50.00.
5. **Private individuals or groups using the Center shall pay an hourly rate of $100.00. All rental fees shall be paid in full prior to the event, to be determined at time of booking. Any unanticipated additional charge, such as overtime use of building, shall be paid upon receipt of a bill.
6. Use of the refrigerator/freezer is included in the regular, if available. If you are selling food at your function, you must apply for a permit fee from the Randolph Township Health Department.
* Community groups shall be identified as non-profit, charitable or religious groups organized in Randolph and/or whose membership comprises at least 75% Randolph residents. Such groups are local churches, service groups, civic associations, etc. A Certificate of Insurance will be required, naming Randolph Township as the certificate holder and additional insured.
** Private individuals or groups shall be defined as any person or organization that is not organized within the Township or does not consist of persons providing community services or general community involvement. Examples would be persons requesting use of the building for wedding receptions, or use by county or regional organizations.

SECTION TWO. All Ordinances of the Township of Randolph which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed as to the extent of such inconsistency.

SECTION THREE. If any section, subsection, clause, or phrase of this Ordinance is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the remaining portions of this Ordinance.

SECTION FOUR. This Ordinance shall take effect as provided by law.


Donna Marie Luciani, Township Clerk


Thomas MacArthur, Mayor


Notice is hereby given that an Ordinance entitled “An Ordinance Amending Appendix A of the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey” was submitted in writing at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, held on May 2, 2013 and was introduced, read by title and passed on first reading. A Statement of Purpose of the Ordinance is contained below. The Governing Body of the Township of Randolph will further consider the Ordinance for second reading and final passage thereof at their regular meeting to be held on June 6, 2013 at 7 p.m. prevailing time, at the Municipal Building, 502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, New Jersey 07869, at which time and place a public hearing will be heard thereon by the Governing Body and all parties in interest and citizens shall have an opportunity to be heard concerning said Ordinance.

Statement of Purpose of Ordinance

The purpose of the above Ordinance is to amend the Sections of Appendix A, Fee Schedule, of Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph, Morris County, New Jersey, governing Administrative Fees, Buildings, Engineering Services, Fire Prevention, Health Clinic Fees, Police, Public Works and Recreation. A copy of the full Ordinance is available to any member of the general public, without cost, at the Township of Randolph, Municipal Building, Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, New Jersey, at the Office of the Township Clerk, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Donna Marie Luciani, Township Clerk
Township of Randolph
County of Morris, State of New Jersey