Tekoa debates, sets rates for community center
October 3, 2019
Tekoa has set new rates for use of its community center after debate at the Sept. 16 city council meeting.
The matter began with Mayor Troy Wilson asking the council if they wanted to discuss the matter then or wait until after the November elections – in which five council seats are up for re-election with two contended.
The matter went ahead and Alyssa Heagy requested a sliding scale rental rate for non-profit groups and committees, from the previous rates of $25 in summer and $40 in winter, for all groups.
“The single rate, people thought it was a little punitive,” said Councilman...