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Quick Safety Reference for the 4th of July Holiday Weekend

by Katy Garavaglia
Friday, June 30, 2017

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Subject:           QUICK SAFETY REFERENCE FOR 4th OF JULY HOLIDAY WEEKEND
From:              Benjamin Marentette, City Clerk     
Issued:             Friday, June 30, 2017

To ensure a safe and enjoyable Holiday weekend, here is a quick reference of City-specific regulations to follow:

  • No fires on any City beaches.
  • Adhere to specific life jacket regulations as stated by the Coast Guard on East Bay, West Bay and Boardman River (http://uscgboating.org/recreational-boaters/life-jacket-wear-wearing-your-life-jacket.php)
  • Boaters: from Clinch Park east to the Boardman River is a no wake zone.
  • Boaters: no boats may be on shore within 50ft of any swim area.
  • No jumping/diving from any bridges in the City.
  • Union St. Dam is a low head dam; please abide by the posted warnings and stay away from the area while on tubes, kayaks, canoes, etc.
  • Fireworks:
  • Floating lanterns are prohibited within City limits for the safety of air traffic.

 

 

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