Chaloner Pool Replacement Costly
Chaloner pool replacement costly
Repairing the J.A. Chaloner Recreation Center’s pool may cost more than double of what the city of Roanoke Rapids allocated to the project.
Parks and Recreation Director John Simeon revealed the estimated cost is between $594,000 to $649,000 during Tuesday evening’s City Council meeting. Last fiscal year, the Council designated $300,000 of the general fund balance to initially repair the pool before members learned they would need to fully replace it.
“Please understand that these are cost estimates,” Simeon told the Council. “They’re not firm numbers that you’d see in requests or proposals, which we commonly refer to …