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News : Chillicothe announces plans to expand its water park
Posted by Tom on 2012/8/14 12:50:00 (453 reads) News by the same author

The city of Chillicothe has announced plans to proceed with building a new and expanded water park at the present site of the municipal swimming pool.

Chuck Haney is the mayor of Chillicothe, who told KTTN-KGOZ about Monday night's action taken by the City Council:

Click here to listen to Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney

Mayor Haney explains the four point two million dollar project is funded by Chillicothe’s capital improvement sales tax AND a loan:

Click here to listen to Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney

Mayor Haney, in reviewing the need for the project, noted the original pool was built 50 years ago (1962) with a renovation almost 20 years ago (1993):

Click here to listen to Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney

Haney noted the four point two million dollar water park adds to current major construction projects at Chillicothe (football stadium / hospital project):

Click here to listen to Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney

If construction goes as planned, and weather conditions permit, the new water park at Chillicothe is expected to open on Memorial Day weekend next year.

The city of Chillicothe plans to save money on interest by authorizing an early pay off on its debt for the Fast Lane Family Recreation Center. Mayor Haney talks about action taken Monday night during a meeting of the Chillicothe City Council:

Click here to listen to Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney

Haney was asked how the city council action affects ownership of the bowling and recreational facility in the north part of Chillicothe:

Click here to listen to Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney

Grand River Entertainment has the management contract and there is a local board of directors that operates the facility. Fast Lane Family Recreation Center is managed by a TRENTON couple: Rick and Diana Peyton.

On another topic, Mayor Haney said an ordinance has been approved leading to road surface improvements on several streets of Chillicothe.

He reviewed the work to be done yet this year by a local company:

Click here to listen to Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney

The 645 thousand dollar street improvement bid is considerably less than the 900 thousand dollars that officials had estimated for the same work. Funding will come from budgeted city funds at Chillicothe.

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