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City of Galt ends oversight of Junior Warriors football, cheer program

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Posted: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 7:42 am, Wed Dec 21, 2011.

The Galt Junior Warriors football and cheer programs will no longer be overseen by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department following a decision Tuesday by the city council.

Instead, the organization will operate its own program with equipment donated by the city.

Since 1988, when the Dry Creek Youth Sports organization dissolved, the city has offered youth sports activities. Due to the liability and competitiveness, however, it has sought for the Galt Junior Warriors advisory program oversee tackle football and youth cheer.

The change was first discussed last year.

Tuesday’s decision means the city will lose about $18,300 annually in Parks and Recreation revenue from registration and game day gate fees, but save roughly $8,500 in expenses.

Galt staff researched seven cities and found none of them offered tackle youth football programs.

Contact reporter Jennifer Bonnett at jenniferb@lodinews.com.

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