B.Lachance: Keep ice arena available

I am aware that the city of Auburn is in a dispute as to whether the vacated Ingersoll Arena should be turned over to the Auburn Recreation Department or if it should be closed and uninhabited.

I hope that Clinton Deschene, Auburn city manager, will take into consideration the need for a safe and productive place for the community's children and adults to pursue safe and productive activities. A community's best asset is its children.

As city manager, Deschene not only manages the city's taxes, he manages its resources. Generation after generation have utilized Pettengill Park as a resource. I would be unhappy to think that resource was lost.

I hope he considers keeping the ice arena available to the community and the children who will benefit from it the most.

Brooke Lachance, Auburn

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CAROLYN LIBBEY's picture

In that case, Brooke, you

In that case, Brooke, you would be willing to incur additional property taxes?

Brooke, do you have any

Brooke, do you have any suggestions on how we should fund your request?

Bob Woodbury's picture

How would...

...a facility of this nature normally be funded?

Property taxes.

Property taxes.

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