124 - Not in My Park! Regulating Controversial Park Activities
Dan Bolin, Attorney, Ancel Glink, P.C.; Megan Mack, Associate Attorney, Ancel Glink, P.C.; Kurt Asprooth, Partner, Ancel Glink, P.C.
Park districts manage many acres of public space, where the public sometimes pursues controversial uses. What authority do park districts have to regulate contentious activities while respecting the individual rights of park patrons? Participants will explore scenarios based on real cases and vote on the topics they want to learn about most, including guns, cannabis, vaccines, surveillance, and more!
- Evaluate best practices for park districts to exercise their statutory authority to regulate a wide range of emerging and controversial activities on park property.
- Analyze the constitutional and other rights of individuals using public space.