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Barr Reserve New Pool

Barr Reserve New Pool

Barr Reserve New Pool

Wangaratta Council gave the final approval required to commence with the nearly $17 million construction of a 50 metre pool at the Barr Reserve.

The decision was almost unanimous with a 6-1 vote.

Former Mayor Ken Clarke was the only objection according to the Border Mail who stated he believes it is an impost on ratepayers that will have an impact on economic growth for many years to come.

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The pool will have FINA approval which will allow the city to hold State Swimming Carnivals as well as a hydrotherapy pool that will be unique in the region.

The development will be one of the largest expenditures in the council's history.

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