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QUESTIONS RAISED ABOUT COOK PARK SPLASH PAD PROPOSAL

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THE CITY IS LOOKING FOR MORE PUBLIC INPUT REGARDING THE PROPOSED SPLASH PAD AT COOK PARK.

THE SWIMMING POOL AT COOK PARK CLOSED PERMANENTLY AT THE END OF THE SUMMER.

CITY PARKS DIRECTOR MATT SALVATORE SAYS HE’S HEARD FROM SOME PEOPLE WHO DON’T FAVOR A SPLASH PAD TO REPLACE THE CLOSED POOL:


OC…….A CONSENSUS. ;19

A GROUP OF COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS INCLUDING GIRLS INC. HAD ASKED FOR TIME TO COME UP WITH A PLAN TO HAVE THE SWIMMING POOL CONTINUE TO OPERATE AND BREAK EVEN FINANCIALLY.

SALVATORE SAYS THAT PLAN DID NOT MATERIALIZE:

OC…………SPLASH PAD ITSELF. ;14

SALVATORE SAYS SOME HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT WHO WILL WATCH OVER THE SPLASH PAD:


OC………WHAT IT’S LIKE. ;16

CITY COUNCILMAN KEITH RADIG SAYS HE’S HEARD FROM PLENTY OF NEIGHBORHOOD KIDS WHO WANT THE SPLASH PAD.

COUNCILMAN DAN MOORE SAYS ONE OPTION COULD BE TO PLACE A FENCE AROUND IT.

A PUBLIC MEETING ON THE SPLASH PAD WILL TAKE PLACE NOVEMBER 15TH AT 7PM IN CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS.