The volunteer group must be recognized as a
501(c)-3 nonprofit organization.
Group members shall be required to sign a
release form before participating in any refreshment dispensing
The volunteer group shall be responsible
for prohibiting members from either possessing or consuming alcoholic
beverages or illegal drugs during group activities.
Refreshment serving is to be
conducted for improving the safety of traveling
Only one initial reservation is
year. Additional applications may be made if no other
organization has applied for designated days. ITD may restrict
reservations to only one initial holiday weekend reservation each year.
Additional applications may be made for non-holiday weekends.
A single agreement to dispense
refreshments may be issued for up to three continuous days.
A copy of this agreement must be posted during group activities.
Agreements issued to a subgroup of
a volunteer group will be considered to be issued to the parent group. The
parent group is responsible and liable for any damages caused by the
subgroup. Agreements are nontransferable.
A minimum of daylight to dark
schedule each day of operation is required.
A responsible adult representative of the
group, 21 years of age or older, shall be on the premises during all group
Failure of a group to
dispense refreshments or to notify the issuing office of the Idaho
Transportation Department (ITD) of a cancellation at least one week prior to the
date of the agreement may result in a suspension of eligibility for
The volunteer group may have
two (2) signs at the dispensing site showing the service and the
group's name. For example, "Free Refreshments, Compliments of
______(Your Group Name)." The maximum size of these signs shall be 18" x
Signs will not be posted, or
attachments of any kind be made, to any buildings, trimmings, or
facilities. Volunteer groups will be responsible for any
repair costs resulting from noncompliance.
When a Visitors Information Center is
present, the public's requests for information and products will be
referred to the Visitors Information Center. Volunteer group members will
not remove materials from the Visitors Information Center.
One opaque container, with the
word "Contributions," or "Donations" in letters no larger
than 2" high, will be allowed. All other solicitations of contributions
and donations are forbidden. State law prohibits sales by
item except for the vending of products by the Idaho Commission for the
Blind and Visually Impaired (ICBI)
All supplies not in immediate use must be
stored out of sight. No use of any building for storage will be allowed.
Visible supplies must be kept and maintained in an orderly and neat
Refreshment serving is to
be carried out solely within the rest area as directed and approved by ITD
personnel. Camping type vehicles like pickup campers, travel trailers or
motor homes will not be used for dispensing refreshments. The activity,
including serving from a self-contained dispensing vehicle, must take
place free from any ramp or surface used for the movement of
pedestrians or vehicles and must not block or hinder access to the restrooms or
vending machines provided by ICBI.
will be obtained from outside building faucets or as directed by the ITD
Electric power may not be furnished by ITD. If power is furnished each 20
amp circuit (2200 watts) designated for use by the group shall be provided
a ground fault interrupter. If power is lost, the "reset" button located
next to the "test" button in the center of the receptacle shall be
pressed. If electrical power is not restored, the on-duty Rest Area
Caretaker will be advised, if available. If power is restored by pressing
the "reset" button and the circuit continues to fail when put to use, an
improper extension cord or faulty appliance may be the cause. No interior
building outlets will be utilized. Not all buildings have exterior
outlets. In this case, the group is responsible for furnishing an
appropriate power source for their appliances.
Electrical Power is
is Not Available at this Rest
Volunteer groups will furnish their own supplies and cleaning equipment.
Groups must remove debris from the rest area grounds and leave the
restrooms neat and clean. All debris associated with the dispensing of
refreshments is to be put into plastic bags. The bags shall be tied and
placed in garbage containers or removed from the rest area grounds. If
garbage containers are full, the plastic bags are to be placed behind the
rest area building adjacent to the exterior wall next to the storage room
Volunteer group members shall park their personal vehicles at the end of
the automobile parking area and away from the restroom building. Camping
in shelters, picnic, and grass areas is not allowed.
Except for guide dogs for the
disabled, all dogs must be kept on a leash in the pet area.
"At grade" crossing of
the interstate median is strictly prohibited. Participants shall use
Violation of provisions by
groups may be cause for cancellation and denial of future
in the sole judgment of ITD personnel, the group is not meeting the provisions of this agreement,
ITD may terminate the agreement. This
agreement may be modified in scope or altered in any other manner at the sole
discretion of ITD personnel. ITD reserves the right to modify or
cancel the Rest Area Activities Program at any time and for any reason at the
sole discretion of ITD.
Group acknowledges and agrees that if any actions by the group relative to the
performance of this agreement are determined to be contrary to any legislative
restrictions or any restrictions on the use of appropriated funds for
political activities, or ITD policy rules, or procedures, ITD shall have the right to take any and all
necessary remedial actions, including, but not limited to the removal of the
volunteer group from the rest area.