'Some people have also expressed concerns about people operating a business on city land and putting the city at risk of liability because they aren't carrying insurance,' she said.First of all, I suppose over the years several people have been bitten by dogs in the park. Has anyone sued the city? Maybe. Maybe not. But I doubt it.
So now the City Council is considering requiring that fitness trainers who conduct workouts in Santa Monica's parks and on its beaches pay an annual $100 fee and turn over 15 percent of their gross revenues to the city.
The council was to take up the issue of regulating fitness trainers this month, but that's now been pushed back to at least March. Meantime, Ginsberg said city officials are looking at what restrictions they might put on the use of weights, bands and other equipment.
Monday, December 31, 2012
Santa Monica residents complain about sea of fitness fanatics clogging up their parks
We KNOW how all this will end. Of course, the idea isn't to make revenue. It's to stop lawful commercial transactions.