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HomeMy Public PortalAboutResolution #2012-16, City Of Riverdale Bow & Arrow Deer & Coyote Hunting Rules & Regulations 2012-2013 SeasonRESOLUTION 2012 -16 CITY OF RIVERDALE SOW AND ARROW DEER AND COYOTE HUNTING RULES AND REGULATIONS 2012 -2013 SEASON Bow and arrow deer and coyote hunting is allowed in the City of Riverdale during the period from September 12, 2012 through January 31, 2013, in areas of that City of Riverdale that are designated as a'Special Hunt Area' by the Iowa DNR. Each hunter must comply with the Iowa DNR regulations covering bow hunting of deer and coyote as well as the City of Riverdale deer and coyote hunting rules and regulations outlined below. The hunter must: 1. Successfully complete an Iowa DNR bow hunter education course and proficiency test or its equivalency approved by another State; 2. Hunt on a parcel zoned agricultural or divided in a parcel of not less than three acre, obtain the express permission of the owner of the parcel, and follow the rules and guidelines of the property owner. 3. Maintain a minimum distance of 100 yards from any residence, occupied building, church, city park, street and /or roadway, other municipal property, or school property (exclusive of Scott Community College property, where the hunter must maintain a minimum distance of 100 yards from the College's buildings and parking lots); 4. Hunt during the hours and days when such hunting is allowed by State or County law or regulation; 5. Use proper field dressing techniques and not leave entrails; 6. Possess all licenses or permits required by the State or County to hunt deer with a bow; 7. 'Demonstrate compliance with these requirements to any police or DNR officer upon _request; and 8. Harvested deer will be checked in at Spruce Hills Dr. Bettendorf Fire Station AFTER 7:30 AM and BEFORE 9:00 PM. Through participation in the bow and arrow season, the hunter agrees that the property owner and /or the City of Riverdale are not liable for stolen deer stands or other equipment and items. The hunter agrees to hold harmless, indemnify and defend the property owner and /or the City of Riverdale in any action or claim resulting from participation in the bow and arrow season in the City of Riverdale. Any violation of the agreement may result in the revocation of permits and /or criminal charges under state and local law, as appropriate. These rules and regulations may be amended or modified by further resolution of the City of Riverdale at anytime. Passed and approved on August 7, 2012 by the following vote: Ayes: Nays: Att By: C Mayor Paula McIntosh, City Clerk