The Brentwood Ice Rink blogs about getting the rink ready for the next season.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Thursday, May 2, 2013
A resident said delaying the decision is hurting the ice rink.
Brentwood could be closer to a decision about what to do with the aging Brentwood Recreation Center/Ice Rink, as of Wednesday. To help the city decide, it hired Kenneth Warren, Ph.D, of the Warren Poll, who polled 646 Brentwood residents from April 1-15 on their opinions of the Brentwood Recreation Center, City Hall and Library. Warren was chosen by the Public Works committee in December 2012. On Wednesday he presented the results of his polling to the Public Works Committee. Among his findings (percentages rounded): Warren said the bottom line is that residents want renovations but only a trickle of them are willing to pay more than a $100 more in property taxes per year to fund it. He blamed that on the poll being administered at the …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Two hot-button topics will be discussed at the Brentwood Board of Aldermen meeting at the Recreation Complex at 6 p.m. June 11.
Brentwood Recreation Complex Brentwood mayor Pat Kelly asked the aldermen to discuss the future of Brentwood's Recreation Complex for 20 minutes at the May 21 meeting, which resulted in a much longer discussion with no consensus reached. The city considered bringing a $9 million bond issue to the voters last year to renovate the complex but it never got out of the ways and means committee. Alderman Keith Robertson had advocated for the bond issue last year. He was in favor of a plan to bring the building up to code, improve the ice rink, and add a fitness center and multi-use gym. Alderman Andrew Leahy was concerned that voters wouldn’t approve a bond issue in the midst of the down economy. He had voted against the proposal in April. …
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