City council postpones vote on funding for two city pools

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Toledo City Council has postponed a plan to use road repair money to open two more city pools this summer.


hose pools are Wilson and Jaime Farr, located in north Toledo.

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ouncil President Paula Hicks Hudson suggested the option. Her original plan is to fund the pools with $261,000 from the capital improvement budget.


n March, council voted to open four pools in the city, but none of the pools in north Toledo.


ouncil president Hicks-Hudson said there may be other options to keep the pools open. She told NBC 24, labor unions have offered to help with needed pipe repairs at Wilson and Jaime Farr pools.

In addition, community members are raising donations to keep the pools open.


he city's four other pools will open June 21.

Officials have not set a timetable as to when Wilson and Jaime Farr pools could re-open.