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By Michele Smith
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Will Dayton Permanently Shutter its Pool?

City Council and Friends of the Pool met last week to discuss options


December 6, 2018

Michele Smith

Last week, Vicki Zoller, President of the Friends of the Dayton Community Pool accepted a $1,000 award from N.W. Farm Credit Services, to help with the costs of a swimming pool feasibility study. L to r: Vicki Zoller, David and Diann McKinley and Jonathan Bailey, representing N. W. Farm Credit Services.

DAYTON-The Friends of the Dayton Community Pool met with city officials last week to discuss whether, and if so, how to move forward on repairing or replacing Dayton's pool.

The city's 35-year-old pool was closed for safety reasons this summer because of infrastructure problems, including a leaking pool tank, inoperable boiler and water heater systems, and dangerously cracked decks.

City officials and the Friends group have reviewed the condition assessment report performed by an architectural firm the city hired to inspect the pool and make recommendations.

According to that report, repair...

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