McNamara Pool in South Merced to reopen, council assures…AMEERA BUTT
A combination of renters, landlords and South Merced residents came out in support of two concerns close to their hearts Monday afternoon: the reopening of McNamara Pool in South Merced and an ordinance protecting renters' rights that was up for repeal.
More than 50 people mingled outside City Hall holding signs that said "Save McNamara Pool" and "Protect Your Rights" before the City Council took up both issues at its regularly scheduled meeting.
There was some good news for the South Merced contingent when it was announced that the pool was on track to reopen next month. As for the renters and landlords, there was no decision at Sun-Star press time Monday on the fate of the renters' rights ordinance.
Mayor Stan Thurston told the audience the council was "quite confident" the pool would reopen June 11, thanks to large, anonymous donations from the community.Read More »