Centennial Pool on chopping block, plus lifeguards, and other items in Cobourg draft budget

Cobourg Centennial Pool

The closure of Centennial Pool is one of many items in the Cobourg draft budget fo 2023. The town is also cutting lifeguards for Victoria Beach and changes to Legion Fields.

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The draft 2023 budget was made public recently. It proposes a five percent increase or a hike of $138 on average. Council will be debating the budget on Monday.

There is immense pressure on politicians. Inflation, interest rates, provincial downloading, police, the library, transit, and the harbour, among a long list of other items under fire. But there are other smaller items. It suggests closing Centennial Pool, cutting lifeguards at the beach, shutting down the canteen at Legion Fields, and rethinking community grants. But, there is still a chance for public input. Have a listen.

Originally aired: February 3, 2023

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