Dellinger Park's pool is set for improvements, but they won't include the installation of a slide that would have cost the city of Cartersville an extra $114,000.
It was a move recommended by Parks and Rec Director Greg Anderson, but denied by the city council after much debate at Thursday night's meeting, The Daily Tribune News reports.
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The pool is set to see some improvements, as the council approved $975,000 worth of work, including some required by the Health Department, according to the council agenda:
- Removal and re-pouring of concrete deck—about $75,000;
- New doors, shower and fixtures for the bathhouse—about $20,000; and
- Re-plastering of walls and floor of existing pool—$55,000.00.
The renovations—which include replacement of the existing bathhouse, the addition of water fountains and a new entry to the pool, according to the newspaper—will bring the pool and bathhouse to existing State Health Department code and the Americans with Disabilities Act, officials say.
The council approved the other items on its agenda, attached, including parking lot lighting for the new Steak 'n Shake.
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