Hartley pool receives early Christmas present
$350,0000 grant to help finance construction
December 9, 2021
Though it's not anywhere close to finished, Hartley's new pool made a big splash last week.
City officials were notified that the pool received a $350,000 Community Attraction and Tourism (CAT) grant to help finance its construction. The city in August applied for CAT funding, which is administered by the Iowa Economic Development Authority and assists projects that provide recreational, cultural, entertainment and educational attractions in Iowa communities.
A group from Hartley traveled to Des Moines in October to present information to the Enhance Iowa Board/CAT Grant Committee about the...