Committees discuss pools, dog park hours

Two city council committees met Wednesday afternoon to discuss issues that came up at Monday’s regular council meeting.

The Parks and Recreation Committee discussed the hours for the new dog park and the Health and Safety Committee discussed the rules for temporary pools deeper than 30 inches.

First Ward Councilman James Neumeier, who chairs the Parks and Recreation Committee, told members that he had visited the park during evenings and at night and found that there is more light on the park than one would think. He also noted that there is at least one light on a city pole that might be usable to light the large dog section of the park. He also suggested that another street light might be added to another pole.

Safety-Service Director Bill Rains said he would look into the lighting issue.

The committee decided to take no issue on the question of hours for the park, and leave it the same as other city parks, which is from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 7 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.