All persons and/or groups using our facilities are expected to exercise reasonable care and judgement in such use in order to prevent defacement, damage, or breakage. The persons signing the application for use shall be responsible for paying the costs incurred by the Buffalo Dream Center in cleaning, repairing, or replacing any part of the building or its furnishings and equipment which in the judgement of the Buffalo Dream Center’s building manager has been carelessly or irresponsibly subjected to more than normal wear and tear by the persons or group involved.
All payments for events, building usage, and recurring rent must be paid in a timely manner. Deposits must be paid at the time of application. The rental fee must be paid within one week before the event occurs. Otherwise, the Buffalo Dream Center reserves the right to revoke the organization/individual’s building usage.
All rooms have been designated with a standard room set up. There will be no set up changes made by our staff. You are welcome to change the set up, but must change it back at the end of the event.
The kitchen is OFF LIMITS to every group.
The Buffalo Dream Center has an elevator in order to make the building handicap accessible. Children under the age of 12 may only use the elevator when accompanied by an adult. Persons and groups using the building should use the stairs when possible, unless moving food and larger items between floors. The elevator does not go to the second floor unless prior arrangements are made. In the event that abusive use of the elevator is observed by staff of the Buffalo Dream Center, it will be turned off immediately.
All members of the group using the Buffalo Dream Center shall abide at all times by a “no smoking” rule in all parts of the building, including the corridors, inner courtyard, and restrooms. Violation of this rule is sufficient grounds for a staff member of the Buffalo Dream Center to immediately withdraw any group’s use of the facility and/or to deny use in the future.
The serving, consumption, or use of alcoholic beverages, marijuana, or other narcotics shall not be permitted at any time on the Buffalo Dream Center’s property, including the outdoor property. Violation of this rule is sufficient grounds for a staff member of the Buffalo Dream Center to immediately withdraw any group’s use of the facility and/or to deny use in the future.
SUPERVISION OF CHILDREN & YOUTH
The Buffalo Dream Center expects all users of the facility to follow the following guidelines with respect to children and youth:
- No fewer than two adults must be present at all times during any program or event involving children.
- These adults must be 18 years of age or older and must be at least 5 years older than the children/youth with whom they are working.
- An adult with any record against a minor may not be present during an event for children/youth.
- It is preferable that at least one adult present is currently certified in First Aid and CPR, but not required
- Absolutely no child under the age of 12 is to use the elevator unattended by an adult.
FOOD AND DRINK
All other food and drinks require approval in advance. It must be mentioned in your application.
Decorations may be attached to the walls, doors, and light fixtures with masking tape ONLY. All decorations must be removed immediately and completely following the event.
STARTING & ENDING TIMES
When filling out the room usage application, be sure to include enough time for set up and clean up. You may not show up prior to the agreed upon time and you may not stay longer than the agreed upon time unless arrangements are made prior to the event. It is possible that the room you are using is being used by another group before or after your time.
EMERGENCY SCHEDULING CONFLICTS
The Buffalo Dream Center reserves the right to pre-empt any facility use for its own in cases of emergencies such as funerals. Notice will be given as early as possible.
BICYCLES AND SKATEBOARDS
No bicycles or skateboards are allowed inside the Buffalo Dream Center. Bicycle racks are available outside.
Our church works to maintain a safe and secure environment within the facility, however, no systems are foolproof. We ask that all users pay close attention to personal property and valuables, not leaving them unattended. The Buffalo Dream Center is not responsible for theft or damage to personal property.
In an effort to keep costs as low as possible, all users must clean up after their building usage. In the event the building manager decides you have not adequately cleaned up, the person signing the application will be responsible and your deposits will not be returned
Unfortunately the Buffalo Dream Center does not have a parking lot. There is plenty of off street parking in the surrounding neighborhood. Please pay attention to street signs as to where you can park when. Parking on sidewalks, walkways, or any part of the Buffalo Dream Center’s property is prohibited at any time.