Pool contract awarded

MEDIA RELEASE

2 July 2012

immediate release

Pool contract awarded

Alice Springs Town Council is pleased to announce that CASA Leisure has been awarded the Management Contract for the Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre.

Mayor Ryan said “The CASA Leisure team has been operating the facility since this Sunday and I’m pleased to see an invigorated team that has dived right in.”

“CASA Leisure is as eager as Alice Springs Town Council to bring this facility to its greatest potential and we look forward to lots of community support once again.” Said Mayor Ryan.

This decision was made at a Special Meeting held on 14 June and below is the resolution which has now been brought out of confidential to open,

RESOLVED:

A.  That CASA Leisure be awarded a contract for a one (1) year plus 4 year option, for the management of the Aquatic & Leisure Centre, for $415,000 plus $65,000.

B.  That Council be responsible for the maintenance of grounds, plant & equipment, buildings and utilities including gas, electricity and water for both the 12 month contract and the four (4) year option should it be exercised.

C.  During the 12 month contract a working group be set up with key stake holders including the Aquatic and Leisure Centre Management, Council and interested community groups.

The contract for the management and operation of the Alice Springs Aquatic & Leisure Centre came into effect as of Sunday 1 July 2012.

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For further information contact:

 

Damien Ryan (Mayor) M: 0428 825 392

Rex Mooney (CEO) M: 0427 161 956