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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

1,083 Skagit Cases (+4)
<50 Cases in ZIP 98221

96 Hospitalizations (-1)
22 Deaths (+0)
36,126 Tests
NA% Positive

82,848 Cases Statewide (+300)
7,296 Hospitalizations (+34)

2,055 Deaths Statewide (+18)

Updated 5:00 pm September 21, 2020.

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

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