Ballot Initiative

Why Did We Vote on a New Community Center?

Studies show our current recreation facilities need an estimated $20 million worth of repairs and renovations to bring them up to modern standards. The City spent two years exploring this option. It sought input from the community on what types of recreation amenities they desire now and in the future. City staff and consultants determined construction and operating costs for repairing the facilities. After those two years, a resident-led steering committee recommended to the city council that a new, estimated $30 million community center be built. After careful consideration and input from our residents through public meetings and at city events, the city council determined that doing nothing is not an option and adopted a resolution to place the issue on the ballot for the community to decide.