Published May 05. 2021 11:16AM
At an April 19 public meeting of Catasauqua Borough Council’s recreation committee, the major discussion point was the Catasauqua municipal swimming pool.
Councilman Gene Schlegel, committee chair, called the meeting to order, with Councilwoman Deb Mellish present and Councilman Paul Cmil absent.
Two residents, Sean and Jill Smeridion, questioned the committee and borough Manager Steve Travers about grant funding, where documents are kept, how to join the committee and what can be done to open the pool.
After understanding the pool will not open in 2021, they suggested fundraising and a timeline to move forward to a reopening in 2022.
Schlegel thanked the Smeridions for their interest in the swimming pool. He explained this is what the borough needs – to get new people…