The Windcrest Community Pool will remain CLOSED
May 2022 Bond Election Results
|Early Votes (in person and by mail)||272||450|
|Election Day Votes||106||90|
A petition was submitted petitioning for the Cessation of Work regarding the Windcrest Community Pool. The petition has been reviewed to identify is the petition meets the minimum charter requirements for an initiative, referendum, or recall.
It was determined that the petition does not meet the minimum requirements of the charter, does not call for a recall, does not seek the passage or repeal of an ordinance.
Frequently Asked Question
What was the estimated cost of Proposition A?
Proposition A is estimated to have a debt tax rate impact of approximately $0.0294 cents per $100 Assessed Valuation. A tax rate increase of $0.0294 cents per $100 valuation would have affected property owners as follows:
ESTIMATED HOMESTEAD RESIDENCES IMPACT
|Taxable Value||Tax Impact||Monthly Tax Impact||Annual Tax Impact|
What is the current bond debt obligation for the City?
|Issue||Issued Par Amount||Outstanding Par Amount||Coupon Rang of Callable Bond||First Call Date||Final Maturity||Structure||Use of Proceeds|
|GO Bds Ser 2019B||$1,810,000||$1,650,000||4.000%||02/15/2028||02/15/2034||Fixed Rate||Firefighting Equipment|
|GO Bds Ser 2019A||$6,655,000||$6,275,000||4.000%||02/15/2028||02/15/2039||Fixed Rate||Streets; Drainage; Sidewalks|
Would the City have held a community meeting to receive input from citizens on the design plan if 'Proposition A' had passed?
Yes, the City would have held two community meetings to receive input on the design concept of the aquatic center.
Will City Council consider fixing the existing pool?
No. At the January 10, 2022 City Council meeting, City Council determined due to the cost estimate of over $1 million for the pool repairs, with only a one (1) year warranty, it would not be cost-effective. Additionally, the estimated repair cost did not include the parking requirements needed as outlined by City Code. Parking expansion would be an added cost of $400,000.
What will happen to the property where the existing pool is located?
At this time, nothing has been decided on the next steps for the property. However, the land can be sold at an auction, once all of the due diligence is completed or it could be kept by the city for another use.
Will citizens be able to decide what happens to the land where the existing pool?
The City Council will have the final decision on what happens to the land if the new pool is relocated. Citizens are welcome to contribute input by signing up for Citizens to be Heard at a City Council meeting.
Would this amenity have been ADA compliant?
Yes. It would have been ADA compliant. All parts of the facility would have been wheelchair accessible and would have included handicap parking spaces.