Can the current main pool tank just be repaired rather than replaced?
The main pool tank has structural damage in several key areas including the expansion joints and underground piping. There is a high risk that it will fail completely. The main pool tank was closed for seven weeks in 2011 due to an underground pipe bursting, and expansion joint leakage resulting in huge water loss beneath the main tank. During the repairs, structural damage was confirmed by engineers. A temporary repair was put in place until the tank could be replaced and it is not expected this repair will last much longer, nor can a similar temporary repair be done again. The tank is still leaking a significant amount of water each day, a situation that cannot continue indefinitely.

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1. What are the proposed renovations and upgrades to the pool?
2. Why are these upgrades proposed?
3. What benefits are provided by the proposed upgrades?
4. What is the cost of the proposed upgrades?
5. What is the effect on property taxes?
6. Can the current main pool tank just be repaired rather than replaced?
7. Were other options for changes to the pool considered?
8. Will the pool be closed for a long time?
9. When would the project happen?
10. Will there be further public input into design?
11. Will there be an increase in operating cost after the proposed upgrades?
12. How will the project be paid for?
13. What is the area effected by the tax increase?
14. What is the cost of sub-regional recreation taxes now?
15. When is the referendum?
16. What will the referendum question be?
17. Who will be eligible to vote?
18. What happens if the referendum fails?
19. Where can I get more information?
20. Is there grant funding available from the provincial and federal governments for the project?
21. Will the new pools have improved water quality?
22. Are the City and CRD promoting the project?
23. How will cost overruns on the project be avoided?