Lodi City Council approves $20,000 for Blakely Pool repairs
Extensive repairs will be made to the Blakely Park pool to fix a leak.
- In other action
Liz Kirkley, director of the Lodi Electric Utility, accepted an award on behalf of Lodi as one of 90 American cities to be highlighted as a Reliable Public Power Provider by the American Public Power Association.
McKenzie Freed, 17, received a certificate of recognition from the council for earning the title Miss San Joaquin County 2013.
Mayor Alan Nakanishi gave out proclamations in honor of three national appreciation and awareness campaigns in April.
Councilwoman JoAnne Mounce was appointed to help select an auditing service for Lodi’s annual audit.
Two positions with the Lodi Youth Commission are open as of May 2013. To apply, contact Jennifer Winn, Youth Commission Liason, at 209-333-6800, ext. 6891.
Posted: Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am
If repairs to two of Lodi's favorite pools aren't completed soon, residents will have slim options for swimming this summer.
The shallow southernmost pool at Blakely Park on Stockton Street has sprung a leak, and about 8,000 gallons of water are rushing daily into the surrounding earth. Members of the Lodi City Council on Wednesday night approved calling the situation an emergency and spending up to $20,000 for repairs.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 am.