A splash pad and spray park for Chaloner Recreation center will be the first priority in an application for funds made to the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust.
Improvements to Chaloner Recreation Center would be the first priority in a Highway 158 corridor plan, city officials said at a forum Tuesday night.
Residents next week will have a chance to give their input into a master plan project which could benefit two parks in the Highway 158 corridor as well as Chaloner Recreation center.
We realize there is probably bitterness today, a lingering bad taste from months of debate on the Chaloner pool debacle.
The Chaloner Recreation Center pool project is now one of replacement rather than repair.
Obviously, there was a pragmatic, cold, number-crunching side which led to the unanimous approval of Chaloner pool repairs Tuesday night.
Nearly eight months of intense debate ended this evening as three members of Roanoke Rapids City Council shot down a motion to fund repairs of the Chaloner Recreation Center pool.
The city has received a $300,000 bid for installment financing to make repairs to the pool at Chaloner Recreation Center.
The city will seek an installment financing package to fund repairs to the Chaloner Recreation Center pool after council this evening agreed on the matter by a 3-2 vote.
Total repairs for the Chaloner Recreation Center pool are estimated to cost $300,000.