By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Pool will not open in Hartley

Due to inspection issues, state cannot approve new facility for public use


June 23, 2022


The Iowa Department of Public Safety cannot allow Hartley's new pool to open due to electrical inspections that weren't completed during the construction process.

Like a mirage of a puddle in the desert, local children will have to continue staring at an empty pool in Hartley this summer.

The new aquatic center cannot pass a state electrical inspection due to errors made during the construction process. In light of recent developments, the city council on Monday rescinded a previously approved pay request to the pool's general contractor, Eriksen Construction, worth $308,441. According to discussion, there is no way the facility can open this summer and serious reconstruction is likely needed in order for it to pass state inspection.

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