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

By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Hartley to apply for CAT funds

Money would help with pool costs

 

August 26, 2021

NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL-NEWS

With pipes, framework and other equipment in place, Hartley's pool is looking less like a simple hole in the ground by the day.

Hartley officials are hoping to win big money for its big pool project.

The city council on Monday authorized City Administrator Erica Haack to apply for Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) Program Funding for the pool project. CAT is administered by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and assists projects that provide recreational, cultural, entertainment and educational attractions in Iowa communities, as well as sports tourism.

Haack said the city is applying for $375,000.

"A lot of pool projects are the recipient of this grant as well as other recreation projects," she exp...



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