Greenwood revises fees for center

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Families who dropped their Greenwood Community Center memberships when family passes were eliminated have been heard, and a family rate is coming back.

The newly proposed $260 membership, which would include five members per household, would cost about twice as much as Greenwood residents paid in the past for a family to use the community center’s treadmills, weights and pool tables.

The community center raised its rates in January after the parks and recreation department lost much of its funding for capital projects, such as building new sections of outdoor trails, due to property tax caps. The department also hasn’t had budget increases to cover growing operational costs, director Rob Taggart said.

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