Voters support local pool
76 percent of residents in favor of funding the Metropolitan Park District
Last updated 1/20/2021 at Noon
ODESSA – School District voters are overwhelmingly supporting an effort to establish the proposed Metropolitan Park District to help fund the city swimming pool.
The initial general election tally Tuesday night, Nov. 3, showed 76.76% of local voters are in favor of creating the taxing district for the Odessa Aquatic Recreation Center. Only 23.24% of voters were opposed.
Commissioner-elect Raye Galloway-Scrupps says, “I am so very excited the park district got the needed votes. Now we will see what we can do to make repairs and offer programs that were not possible before due to budget c...