At Monday night's Fowler town council meeting, the swimming pool was a big topic of discussion.

Due to mechanical reasons, the pool did not open as scheduled, however with a one day delay it was opened on Tuesday, June 12.


At Monday night's Fowler town council meeting, the swimming pool was a big topic of discussion.
Due to mechanical reasons, the pool did not open as scheduled, however with a one day delay it was opened on Tuesday, June 12.
The one day delay proved profitable for patrons as they were treated to a free swim day. Council members voted to allow Tuesday, June 12, a free swim day.
As has been reported earlier, the pool was in very bad condition and the town spent quite a chunk of conservation trust fund monies to repair the damages so the community could have a place to enjoy during the summer months.
The Fowler swimming pool is over 100 years old. This year, due to safety issues, the slides have been removed permanently.
As many have known for several years, Fowler is in need of a new pool, however, due to budget crunches that is not a feasible expenditure.
The town trustees would like to see the 1 percent sales tax initiative question put on the November ballot. The sales tax initiative failed by a mere two votes in April.
Interim Town Administrator Dan Hyatt is looking to revamp the question so one-third of the increase in money, if passed, is committed to the swimming pool.
In other town business, it was reported that the town has issued 20 one=day only swim passes to the Fowler Chamber of Commerce Wake Up Breakfast.
Learned that it will cost the town of Fowler $350 to install the storm sirens, however, no date of installation has been determined.
Chief of Police Tommie McLallen completed a Intermountain Executive Law Enforcement Management Class.
Town Librarian Lori Kretz reminded the community of the Summer Reading Program which will begin Monday, June 18, and commence every Monday through July 9.
Business licenses were also a topic of discussion. Ordinance 645-08 addresses business licenses and anyone with questions or concerns can contact town hall and request a copy. A Business License is $30, however if it is purchased after  March it is $45.
Coffee with the Mayor will be Friday, June 15, at 7 a.m. at the Tamarack Grill.