Lack of lifeguards could result in pool closure
Council directs City to move forward with motions of opening Waitsburg pool
May 23, 2019
WAITSBURG—Waitsburg city council members wasted no time in responding to news that a lack of lifeguards could result in the City of Waitsburg being unable to open the City Pool this summer. Council member K.C. Kuykendall and Student Representative Leena Baker were texting potential lifeguard candidates from the council table, even as discussion was taking place.
At the May 15 city council meeting, City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe informed the council that the city has received only one certified lifeguard applicant to date. Hinchliffe said they have received one application for office...