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By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

Tekoa Parks and Rec seeks way to pay county loan


January 23, 2020

Whitman County commissioners Tuesday met with members of the Tekoa Parks and Recreation board to discuss a loan the county extended Tekoa parks and recreation that is due Dec. 1, 2020.

The loan was originally granted in 2019 to help cover swim pool operating costs after a Tekoa levy was passed, but failed to meet the certification date.

“We are in a situation where in 2018 we didn’t have a levy, so we put a levy on the docket for 2019 of February for $150,000 for operations and $50,000 for capital improvements,” said John Hall, vice-chair of the Tekoa board. “Those levies were pass...

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