|Shelter Rules and Regulations-Shelters|
CONTRACTS: All Lodge and Shelter Renters are required to date and sign the contract. The Conservation Board must have a signed contract in our office prior to the rental period in order for you to gain access to the Lodge.
ALCOHOL POLICY: No Keg or Glass Bottled beer allowed in Madison County Parks.
“CARRY-IN/CARRY-OUT” POLICY: Requires all park users to take their garbage/waste with them when leaving the park. This policy includes groups renting shelter and lodge facilities.
DECORATIONS: Use of tacks, nails, staples, etc., are strictly prohibited. Decorations are permitted inside the Lodge only, and are not to be attached to adjoining facilities and/or natural vegetation. Directional signs are not to be attached to natural vegetation, park areas signs/posts or roadside or traffic signs/posts. Due to digestive hazards to wildlife in the parks, the use of foil/metallic party confetti is strictly prohibited. Clean-up of facility must be completed no later than end of rental period listed on contract. Make sure those people responsible for decorating & clean-up are aware of these regulations.
FIRE PLACE CARE: Before starting a fire, check to see that the chimney damper is OPEN! Before leaving, make sure your fire is reduced to ashes – DO NOT USE WATER!!
GRILL CARE: Before leaving, make sure your fire is reduced to ashes- DO NOT USE WATER!!
CLEANING & CLOSING: Wipe all moisture from walnut tables & benches. Sweep floor, take your garbage with you. Turn off all lights, lock all doors and windows before leaving. LOCK PADLOCKED DOOR LAST – all other doors & windows lock from the inside. Failure to clean & lock building will result in a service fee assessed to the renter listed on contract.
EXCLUSIVE USE OF FACILITY: Your facility reservation applies only to the shelter building listed on your contract. Surrounding grounds and adjacent park facilities (bathrooms, picnic grounds, etc) are available for all other park users.