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Ravenna Park wading pool hit by budget cuts

September 27th, 2010 by master

The Ravenna Park wading pool is once again set to be closed next summer under the mayor’s proposed 2011-2012 budget announced today.  To see more on the mayor’s proposed budget, click here.  

The City Council will now dive into the proposed budget.  One of three public hearings will be held this Wednesday (9/29) at 5:30pm at the Northgate Community Center gym at 10510 5th Ave NE.  The Council has also set up a web page where you can submit ideas to balance the budget and vote on other suggestions.  You can find that page here.

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Ravenna wading pool closed, community centers safe

June 14th, 2010 by master

The Ravenna wading pool is one of the casualties from the mayor’s mid-year budget cuts announced this morning.  The only areas that took a big hit in the Parks budget were wading pools and park maintenance.  Community centers and swimming pools will be open as normal.

The mayor also decided against any cuts to the fire department budget in the wake of the deadly weekend fire in Fremont.  You can see the complete list of cuts here

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