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Plans for a nearly $700,000 spray pad at Storvik Park moved ahead with the City Council’s approval of purchase of spray equipment, including spray heads, controllers and water pumps.

The spray park will have a marine adventure theme, Nicole Johnston with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, told the city Council at their meeting on Monday. She said the project includes construction of a new restroom nearby.

The total project budget is $682,500, the matching grant the city received is $335,000, the fundraising goal is now $180,000 and about $80,000 has been received. The source for the rest of the match will come from the Real Estate Excise Tax $100,000 and the remaining $67,500 will come out of impact fees.

The spray pad is expected to open in late August or early September.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

5,075 Confirmed Skagit Cases
430-439 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

326 Hospitalizations
72 Deaths
49,057 Fully Vaccinated
59,732 Initial Doses Given

Statewide

389,882 Confirmed Cases Statewide
23,187 Hospitalizations

5,622 Deaths Statewide
2,757,234 Fully Vaccinated
3,562,750 Initial Doses Given

Updated 7 pm, May 15, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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