Town Council to study creating park district
Council members looking for way to cover swimming pool costs
Last updated 4/30/2020 at 8:45am
ODESSA — The Town Council is studying creation of a Park District as a means to cover swimming pool costs.
The council met digitally Monday, April 27, to discuss the pool and other issues.
The cost of maintaining the pool, paying for lifeguards and covering all the other costs related to the pool has reached the $70,000 annually, according to Town Clerk Denise Snead.
Pool-use fees generate $3,000 per year, and the Friends of the Pool non-profit group donates about $10,000 each year.
The remainder is paid by the town.
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