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Maybe next year?

IEEB OKs remediation plan for Hartley pool

A state board last month gave Hartley's never-opened new pool new life.

The Iowa Electrical Examining Board (IEEB) at its June 15 meeting issued a ruling approving a plan by the pool's general contractor to address issues that led to a failed electrical inspection in 2022. The facility has sat empty and unused since its completion last year because of the failure, but the decision now opens the door for general contractor Eriksen Construction to remediate issues without major reconstruction.

Hartley city officials remained guarded as to whether this will lead to an open pool next summer.

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