• Splash of cash

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    DEVELOPMENT: Life guard Emma Grant, aquatics coordinator Mercedes Stewart, centre manager Maree Warnett and YMCA Victoria general manager Leon Newton are thrilled that works on new pools at the Barr Reserve are edging closer. PHOTO: Mel Guy

    A TENDER for the construction the new 50-metre solar heated outdoor and hydrotherapy pool at Wangaratta is set to be awarded to Browns Wangaratta tomorrow night.

    Based on 2015 costings the project that will include the main pool with features, and a hydrotherapy pool was expected to cost $12.503 million, however, with inflation and a rapid rise in construction materials costs, the end price could come in about $2.7m more.

    Based on market testing completed by council in early 2018 the new price is likely to be in the vicinity of $15m.

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