Rules & Regulations
2.01 Watercraft Requirements 2.02 Insurance 2.03 Gate Pass and Validation Sticker 2.04 Non-Member Use 2.05 Lost Cards 2.06 Damaged Stickers 2.07 Refunds
3.01 Lower Parking Lot 3.02 Upper Parking Lot 3.03 Parking Procedures 3.04 Prohibited Parking 3.05 Overnight Parking 3.06 Types of Memberships 3.07 Caps on Memberships
IV. Entry and Launching Procedures
4.01 Entry 4.02 Use of Key 4.03 Launching 4.04 Docking
5.01 General 5.02 Boating Season 5.03 Hours of Operation 5.04 Restricted Area 5.05 No Wake Zones 5.06 Skiing 5.07 Boating Behind Skiers
VI. Miscellaneous Prohibitions
6.01 Swimming And Diving 6.02 Glass Containers 6.03 Littering 6.04 Alcoholic Beverages
7.01 Safety Committee 7.02 Complaints 7.03 Violations 7.04 Assessments 7.05 Suspension 7.06 Appeals
VIII. Amendment of the Rules and Regulations
8.01 Board of Directors
1.01 Rules and Regulations. These Rules and Regulations are hereby promulgated pursuant to Section 5.15 of the Bylaws of the Two Lick Recreation Association (the "Association") which provides for the adoption of rules and regulations for governing the operations of the Association and the conduct of its members. The nature of boating operations on Two Lick Lake and the provisions of this Association's use agreement with EME Homer City Generation L.P. / Midwest Generation (the "owners") require that certain matters be addressed in detail to help insure the safe and efficient use of Two Lick Lake. The Rules and Regulations are a supplement to the Association's By-laws and shall defer thereto as to any inconsistency between the documents.
II. Memberships back
2.01 Watercraft Requirements. A member must be the registered owner of a power-driven watercraft of not less than 30 horsepower which is properly registered with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and in full compliance with the rules and regulations thereof. The term "watercraft" as used herein includes boats or PWC’s (water scooters, jet bikes, water bikes, jet skies, wave runners and all other water riding devices.)
2.02 Insurance. Each member shall furnish the Association with written evidence of liability insurance coverage that is valid and in effect with a minimum of $50,000 bodily injury per person / $100,000 per accident and $25,000 property damage or $100,000 combined single limit.
2.03 Gate Key and Validation Sticker. Each member shall be issued a season gate key and watercraft validation sticker. The validation sticker must be affixed to the applicable watercraft prior to boating on the: drivers side front windshield for boats or next to the registration sticker for PWC’s .
2.04 Non-Member Use. A member may permit a family member or guest to use his or her watercraft and gate key without the member being present. However, the member will be held accountable and otherwise responsible for the conduct of their family members / guests and any such conduct in violation of these Rules and Regulations, the Association's By-laws, the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission or any other applicable laws which could result in the assessment of points and / or suspension of membership privileges against the responsible member as set forth hereinafter.
2.05 Lost Keys. If a season gate key is lost or stolen, a new pass key must be obtained at an additional cost of $10 to the member.
2.06 Damaged Stickers. New validation stickers shall be issued free of charge upon presentation of at least 50 percent of the old sticker.
2.07 Refunds. No membership refunds shall be granted.
III. Parking back
3.01 Lower Parking Lot. The lower parking lot is reserved for vehicles with trailers attached and is accessible through the gate access system. Vehicles without trailers are not permitted beyond the access gate.
3.02 Upper Parking Lot. The upper parking lot shall be used for public and guest parking, as well as for overflow of vehicle and trailer units.
3.03 Parking Procedures. Vehicle and trailer units shall be parked beginning at the lot corner and then successively in a row leaving no empty spaces between units.
3.04 Prohibited Parking. Parking along the access road from the upper parking lot to the access gate, from the access gate to the lower parking lot and from the lower parking lot to the launch area is prohibited. The bathhouse side of the access road from the gate to the launch area may be used as a temporary wipe down / tie down area for watercraft, parking not to exceed 20 minutes.
3.05 Overnight Parking. Overnight parking in the lower parking lot is only permitted for active overnight boating members.
IV. Entry and Launching Procedures back
4.01 Entry. Entry to Two Lick Lake is permitted only through the electronically controlled access gate installed at the access road to the lake and only vehicles pulling members’ watercraft are permitted through the gate.
4.02 Use of Key. Only the gate key belonging to the watercraft attempting to gain entry shall be used to open the gate system. The key must be placed in the reader and removed. The reader will unlock the gate for valid members only. The gate will relock after 60 seconds. The gate must be closed and locked by the persons using the gate after the respective vehicle and trailer passes through. The applicable member assumes full responsibility for the use or misuse of his or her gate pass by any family member or guest. Notice of any malfunction of the gate access system shall be immediately given to any available board of director member.
4.03 Launching. The launch ramp shall be used so that more than one watercraft can be launched or retrieved at one time. Upon entry or removal of a watercraft, the vehicle and trailer shall be immediately removed from the ramp area.
4.04 Docking. The docks and docking areas adjacent to the ramp shall be used for embarking, disembarking, launching or retrieval of watercraft and for short-term mooring only. Loitering, fishing or sunbathing on the docks is prohibited.
V. Boating back
5.01 General. Two Lick Lake is a waterway which is governed by the rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and all watercraft on Two Lick Lake must be operated in compliance therewith, as well as the rules set forth hereinafter. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission rules and regulations. Each member shall be responsible for the safe and lawful operation of his or her watercraft at all times, regardless of whether the member is present and regardless of the operator of the watercraft. Violations shall result in the assessment of points against the responsible member and the suspension of membership privileges as set forth hereinafter.
5.02 Boating Season. The boating season shall be from March 1 to December 31 unless otherwise specified by the Board of Directors. Boating outside the designated boating season is prohibited.
5.03 Hours of Operation. Boating is permitted 24 hours a day. Nighttime boating shall be conducted in a reasonably quiet fashion, with consideration for the individuals who live in close proximity to the lake and launch areas.
5.04 Restricted Area. Boating within 500 feet of the dam is strictly prohibited regardless of whether any markings are present or not.
5.05 No Wake Zones. Watercraft shall not cause a wake within 200 feet of the launch area or any dock or within 100 feet of the shoreline. There is a no wake zone for all watercraft passing beneath Allen Bridge, including a 150 foot approach and exit area.
5.06 Skiing. A watercraft shall not pull more than four skiers or other persons behind it at one time. Towing of parasails, ski kites or other airborne craft is prohibited. A PWC pulling a skier must be able to accommodate all passengers and skiers.
5.07 Boating Behind Skiers. Watercraft shall remain at minimum 500 feet behind other watercraft pulling skiers or other persons and shall remain flanked to either side.
VI. Miscellaneous Prohibitions back
6.01 Swimming and Diving. Swimming and diving anywhere in Two Lick Lake are prohibited, except for swimming directly related to water skiing, knee boarding, inner tubing or similar activities. This restriction is contained in the use agreement between the Association and the owners and will be strictly enforced.
6.02 Glass Containers. Glass bottles or containers of any type are not permitted anywhere on Two Lick Lake property.
6.03 Littering. Littering into Two Lick Lake or anywhere on the property is prohibited.
6.04 Alcoholic Beverages. Alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs are prohibited from Two Lick Lake and watercraft shall not be operated by any person under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs at any time.
6.05 Height Limit for Watercraft. No members’ watercraft shall have an antenna or other protuberance that extends vertically greater than thirty feet in height from the Two Lick Lake surface. This restriction is for safe access compliance with the power lines that cross the lake in several areas.
6.06 Permanent Fuel Storage NO permanent fuel storage area or tanks are permitted on Two Lick Lake property.
VII. Violations back
7.01 Safety Committee. A Safety Committee consisting of three members of the Board of Directors is hereby established to handle complaints in the manner set forth hereinafter. Members of the Committee shall be appointed by the Board of Directors.
7.02 Complaints. Complaints regarding the conduct of any member or of any other person may be made in writing to any member of the Board of Directors or to the Association at P.O. Box 176, Marion Center, Pennsylvania 15759 within ten (10) days of the conduct complained of. Upon receipt of a complaint, each member of the Safety Committee shall be immediately informed of the complaint. If a complaint is received regarding the conduct of a member of the Safety Committee, the Board of Directors shall appoint another member of the Board of Directors to take the place of that member of the Safety Committee for the purpose of handling that complaint.
7.03 Violations. The Safety Committee shall investigate each complaint and recommend their findings to the Board of Directors at the next monthly meeting. The Board of Directors will determine by a majority vote whether any violation of the Association's By-laws or Rules and Regulations has occurred. If in the Board’s discretion a violation has occurred, it shall provide the responsible member with written notice of the complaint, the nature of the violation, the assessment of points and any suspension resulting from the assessment. The Board's Violation Notice shall be mailed by first class U.S. mail to the member's listed address contained in the Association's records within five (5) days of Board’s determination of violation.
7.04 Assessments. Each violation of the By-laws or Rules and Regulations shall result in a one point assessment against the responsible member except for violations resulting from the operation of watercraft while under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs as prohibited by Section 6.04 or a violation resulting from the misuse of a gate key to obtain or permit unauthorized entry into the lake as prohibited by Sections 4.01 and 4.02, which shall result in a three point assessment.
7.05 Suspension. Upon the accumulation of two points within one year, membership shall be suspended for sixty (60) days within that and/or the next boating season. Upon the accumulation of three or more points within one year, membership shall be suspended for one year. The dates of any suspension shall be set forth in the Board of Director's Violation Notice, except that any suspension shall be postponed pending the outcome of a properly filed appeal.
7.06 Appeals. A member for whom a Violation Notice has been issued may file a written appeal of the point assessment or suspension with the Board of Directors at the address set forth in §7.02. The appeal shall contain a written explanation of the member's position regarding the assessment or suspension and must be mailed by first class U.S. mail, postmarked within ten (10) days of the postmark of the Board of Director’s Violation Notice. The member filing such an appeal shall be given the opportunity to be heard in person at the next monthly Board of Directors meeting if he or she so requests in the appeal. The Board by a majority vote shall then sustain or overturn the assessment or suspension and provide the member with written notice of its decision. The notice shall be mailed by first class U.S. mail and postmarked within five (5) days of the Board of Directors meeting where the appeal was heard. A notice that a suspension has been sustained shall set forth new dates of the suspension as necessary.
VIII. Amendment of the Rules and Regulations back
8.01 Board of Directors. These Rules and Regulations may be amended by the Board of Directors, except as otherwise required by the Pennsylvania Nonprofit Corporation Law of 1988, as amended. If the Board of Directors submits any proposed amendment to a vote of the members, such submission shall not affect the Board's authority to approve future amendments without submitting them to a vote of the members.
Effective Revision Date 7/10/07