The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Hartley swimming pool staying put

New pool will be built at Neebel Park; bond vote planned on March 2


July 16, 2020


Though a recent proposal suggested building a new pool at the site of the current H-M-S Elementary school, the Hartley City Council on Monday voted to keep the location at Neebel Park

If local voters approve its financing, Hartley's new swimming pool will have a familiar home whenever it opens to local swimmers.

The city council on Monday voted to keep the pool inside Neebel Park where it currently resides. However, Hartley residents will first need to approve a bond issue to finance its construction before any work can begin.

The council and members of the pool taskforce committee briefly discussed moving the pool's location last month, but the change was deemed too costly. It would also delay construction even further.

"Of the pool task committee members I've talked to...

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