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...