Hartley council mulls financing options for new pool
Location of swimming hole also being debated
July 2, 2020
The fate of a new swimming pool in Hartley will hinge on local residents supporting it at the ballot box.
According to information discussed June 24 during a special city council meeting, a portion of the estimated $3 million price tag will need to be financed by a bond. The city's current debt limit is $1.7 million and it cannot borrow more than that for the new pool, which will need help from fundraising contributions and additional city monies.
Hartley officials will also apply for special grants to help ease the cost burden.
"The city council will have to make a determination on how muc...