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Lower Pool Rates and a Possible Grant for CAPA: What’s On City Council’s Agenda

Leave any questions you might have in the comments.

There is a lot on the agenda for Tuesday’s City Council and council committee meetings. The full agendas are included as PDFs to the right, but here’s a quick look at some things to note:

  1. The committee meetings—where most of the discussion happens—will begin at 5:30 p.m. at , and there’s no executive session scheduled. That agenda is nearly three pages long.
  2. During the buildings and grounds committee meeting, members will discuss two purchase requisitions to Milano Monuments: one to finish engraving names on the and one to replace an eagle statue on top of the . The agenda notes that replacement costs will be paid for using money collected from the individuals who vandalized the original statue. (That incident happened before Brecksville Patch began, but you can check the Sun Star-Courier for the story.)
  3. The is expected to move forward. The buildings and grounds committee will be asked for the city’s permission to advertise for bids for the building’s construction.
  4. Swimming season is almost here—the Recreation Department will ask for permission to move the ’s prorated fee up from July to June. Last year, this was done so that .
  5. Council will discuss and vote on whether to award a $20,000 grant to the .
Brett Wilms May 15, 2012 at 07:09 PM
How does one go about getting a topic on the City Council’s meeting agenda?
Rachel Abbey McCafferty (Editor) May 16, 2012 at 01:49 AM
Hi Brett—you'd want to reach out to a City Council member. The president would be a good place to start. All of their contact information is on this page: http://www.brecksville.oh.us/city_hall/council.html Is there an issue you're looking to learn more about?
Suzanne May 16, 2012 at 01:23 PM
It is great that the pool will be cheaper for families, but the "Brecksville Puddle" as I have heard it called should not be expensive. It is a wonderful place to hang out with your very young kids, and I thoroughly enjoyed the facility when my guys were little. But I would also like to have a clean, larger outdoor pool to swim in. I have put in my time in the pee pool, and endured the times it had to be cleared due to someone vomiting. It seems we are falling behind in that regard, as many smaller communities now have beautiful water park like facilities for the young, teens and adults. Since I moved to Brecksville in 1994, I have heard grumblings of a new pool. How about an update from The Patch?
Rachel Abbey McCafferty (Editor) May 16, 2012 at 07:01 PM
Hi Suzanne—the city is talking about putting a new pool in at Blossom Hill: http://brecksville.patch.com/articles/recreation-commission-discusses-plans-for-blossom-hill-s-future

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