(IRON MOUNTAIN, MI)–Members of the Iron Mountain city council on Monday night, voted to install a “dog park” in city park. They also approved the Ordinance governing the dog park with the purpose being to promote safety, health and welfare of the citizens of the City of Iron Mountain. Posting of Signs at the Dog Park to give notice that anyone utilizing the dog park is responsible and liable forth actions and behavior of their dogs at all times, and, any person failing to do so will be subject to citation and prohibition of use of the facilities for one year. Signs shall also be posted setting rules for use of the dog park as set from time to time by resolution and violation thereof will be subject to citation. The hours of use of the dog park shall be established by city council members and shall be posted at the dog park. No food is allowed in the designated dog park area. No children under the age of 10 are allowed unless accompanied buy an adult. No children under the age of 10 are allowed unless accompanied buy an adult and children must be supervised by and adult and behave appropriately; no running, shouting, chasing dogs or petting other dogs without permission of the owner. Clean up and disposal of feces by the owner or the dog’s handler. Each adult is limited to two dogs per visit. Dogs must be on leashes prior to entering and upon leaving the dog Park. Owners and handlers must carry a leash for each dog. The dogs must be licensed and vaccinated. All dogs must be kept in sight and never left in the Dog Park unattended. Female dog species in heat and puppies under four months of age are prohibited. Spay and neutered animals are recommended. No aggressive dogs allowed. An owner or handler must immediatedly leash the dog and leave the park if aggressive behavior is observed. No dogs that are classified as vicious per city ordinance shall be permitted in the Dog Park. The violation of the chapter shall be deemed as an infraction for the first offense and punishable by a fine not too exceed Fifty Dollars ($50) for the first violation. Second and subsequent offenses within one year may be prosecuted as an infraction or misdemeanor and could be punishable by $100 dollars while a third could be $250-dollars. Any person found by preponderance of the evidence to have violated any provision of the chapter may lose his or her privilege to use the dog park facility for up to one year.