City, school district looking into options for athletic field, park irrigation
May 15, 2019
The Sweet Home School District and City of Sweet Home are exploring options to work together on irrigating the district’s fields and Sankey Park.
City Manager Ray Towry and Finance Director Bandon Neish appeared before the School Board to explain the process behind water rate increases that drove up the school district’s irrigation bill by some $17,000 per year.
While the district declined to enter into an agreement with the city, Supt. Tom Yahraes told the city manager in a letter “we are pleased to know your team’s willingness to consider exploring possible water usage from Ames...