Hartley pool to open next year
New facility passes safety inspections following concrete pour
November 9, 2023
It may have taken more than a year longer than expected, but Hartley is going to have an open pool next spring.
City Administrator Roxann Swanson reported that the new facility passed its recent safety inspection by the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH). That's a huge step in the right direction, as a previous failed inspection forced its indefinite closure.
Swanson said the IDPH identified a few areas for the city to address prior to the grand opening.
"There is nothing within those that would stop us from opening the pool next spring," she said. "[Pool project manager] Michael Fishe...