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COLUMBIA CITY â€” A total of 348 residents submitted surveys on the future of Columbia City aquatics â€” the majority in favor of building a new pool facility. After reviewing the surveys, the Columbia City Park Board recently decided to close Burnworth Memorial Pool by 2014.
Currently, the board is working on establishing a 15-member Aquatics Task Force which will include the members from the community, local government and the school system.
â€śRight now I have commitments from about half of what we need so weâ€™re still working on establishing the task force,â€ť said Columbia City Parks Director Mark Green. The task force plans to have its first meeting Jan. 9.
To view the complete survey, visit www.columbiacityparks.us and click on the 2012 Pool Survey Results.
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