Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Davan Pool, Walker Library to Get Some Work

The Davan Swimming Pool at the former Wescott Junior High School will likely be
shut down for repairs later this month. In Monday's first of two required
readings, the Westbrook City Council in a 6-0 vote (Dotty Aube absent) favored
spending $49,740 for pool repairs to be performed by Knowles Industrial Services
Corp. in Gorham.

In other action, councilors voted 5-1 (Victor Chau opposed) to spend up to
$4,000 if a possible historic preservation review would be required for a
heating system replacement at Walker Memorial Library. The city has obtained an
$85,000 energy efficiency grant to replace the boiler and steam radiator heating
system at the library. The library has been cited as needing extensive
repairs--$1 million or more--and the city has yet to decide on the library's
- John C.L. Morgan

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