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

By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

'We can't just sit back and do nothing'

If passed, $1.7M bond issue would help pay for new pool in Hartley

 

February 25, 2021

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Built in 1958, Hartley's swimming pool has reached the end of its functioning life.

The need for a new pool in the City With a Heart is obvious to Jackie Stoltz.

"It's important that our town be progressive and offer multiple things," said the Hartley woman, who served on the pool taskforce committee and is also helping raise funds for a new aquatic center. "We can't just sit back and do nothing. We have to move ahead and be progressive."

Local voters will decide the fate of a $1.7 million bond issue on March 2 that, if passed, will finance more than half the cost to construct a new pool. 'Yes' votes will need to tally 60 percent for the referendum to be successful.

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