Columbia County citizens have a wonderful opportunity to enhance the recreation venues and quality of life for everyone at the Nov. 4 vote.
The aquatics and tennis center proposal is on a bond referendum, so it would average out to less than $1 a week in property tax.
Parents don't blink an eye or even think to hesitate to pay another $50 a month for a cell phone for one of their children.
Personally I have been swimming two to three times a week for more than 22 years. As a senior resident in Columbia County we attended the Oct. 14 meeting at the County Complex, where Assistant Administrator Scott Johnson presented the information he and the fact-finding team put together after visiting other sites in Georgia.
We were impressed with the thought that went into offering a year-round facility that will suit the needs of our community and pay for itself, too.
My family and I have lived in Columbia County since 1978 and have watched and participated in the growth of this area. The new library we have in Columbia County is an example of an outstanding piece of architecture; likewise, a pool facility should also be a state-of-the-art complex.
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