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Matt (user 329) - Comments by Date

I didn't grow up in Alexandria but I find it laughable that in a budget of over $600 million dollars we have no real city pool system for our kids. Growing up at the neighborhood was a rite of passage for me, my family and friends and it was all provided with a small fee by a small town with a budget that is like a quarter of Alexandria.
Shuttering another pool to save a rounding error seems like a misguided way to save money and I would prefer to see our city's recreational pools strenghtened instead of weakened.
A small concern but a concern nonetheless.

Matt (329) | User | February 27, 2013 - 8:36 AM | FY 14 Budget Process

Matt (user 329) - Comments by Board

FY 14 Budget Process

I didn't grow up in Alexandria but I find it laughable that in a budget of over $600 million dollars we have no real city pool system for our kids. Growing up at the neighborhood was a rite of passage for me, my family and friends and it was all provided with a small fee by a small town with a budget that is like a quarter of Alexandria.
Shuttering another pool to save a rounding error seems like a misguided way to save money and I would prefer to see our city's recreational pools strenghtened instead of weakened.
A small concern but a concern nonetheless.

Matt (329) | User | February 27, 2013 - 8:36 AM