[GeoStL] Re: St Charles City Parks caches

  • From: Craig Ingram <geoseaeye@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:22:08 -0600

Then I will go check on the ones I have tomorrow, Thanks Mike H!

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 3:10 PM, G Mail <mikeinmo1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  They told me that they have no permit on file for any caches in any
> parks in St Charles City.
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> *From:* geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:
> geocaching-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On Behalf Of *Craig Ingram
> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 31, 2012 3:02 PM
> *To:* geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Subject:* [GeoStL] Re: St Charles City Parks caches
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>
> SO let me get this straight are they saying they have no permits for
> anyone that has ever placed a cache in a city park???
>
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 1:55 PM, G Mail <mikeinmo1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> When they told me there were no permits on file I told them that I know
> several of the catchers that have caches in the parks and I know they
> received permission. They told me that there was nothing on file. I told
> them I would pass the word.
>
> Mike Henthorn
>
> 636-866-4644
>
> Sent from my shoe phone
>
>
> On Jan 31, 2012, at 1:31 PM, Craig Ingram <geoseaeye@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>  St Charles city needs to keep better track of their records I know you,
> Mike, followed the proper protocol as you are a responsible cacher. I have
> filled out several cache permits forms like the one you posted I hope they
> still have them. It was just put them on a desk and not filed when I turned
> them in. The comment was also made by the director of the rangers Mike
> Cordry "Oh you guys are OK just put your stuff out there then bring in the
> forms" which to me would lead me to believe that they don't pay too much
> attention to what's out there until it becomes a problem. The first time I
> went in to find out what was needed he had a hard time finding the proper
> forms. So my guess would be WE are doing what WE are supposed to but they
> are not.
>
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 12:56 PM, G Mail <mikeinmo1@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> I was contacted today by the St Charles City Parks Department and then by
> the St Charles City Police Department. It seems that one of my Tremendous
> Tree caches that the Missouri Botanical Gardens had supposedly received the
> proper information for placing caused a bit of a scare yesterday. The tube
> that the MBG had placed on the back of the tree signs for the caches was a
> PVC pipe w/ caps at both ends. On this cache the tube had been pulled loose
> from thee sign and was lying on the ground near the sign. Someone reported
> it to the Police and they had the bomb squad out to check it out. Upon
> investigation they found out that it was my cache and that there was no
> permit for the cache. Here is the actual more important thing. They told me
> that there are NO CACHE PERMITS on file for any caches in St Charles City
> parks. I was really surprised because I know that some of you with caches
> in
> St Charles City Parks have received permission from someone. It was not the
> correct person or you did not follow the correct procedures. The city is
> cache friendly but they want their rules followed. There is a procedure to
> follow at the following link.
>
> http://www.stcharlesparks.com/tinymce/filemanager/files/geocaching_procedure
> .pdf<http://www.stcharlesparks.com/tinymce/filemanager/files/geocaching_procedure.pdf>
> The Ranger and Police suggested that if you have a cache in a St Charles
> City Park, it is not legal and it should be removed until you follow the
> proper procedures to get your permit. I told them that I would pass this
> information along through this freelist and on the SLAGA web site.
>
> Mike Henthorn
> 636-866-4644
>
>
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