Dive In Yankton

By a unanimous vote Monday evening the Yankton City Commission approved a property tax opt out in the amount of just under eight hundred eighty five thousand dollars per year for twenty years to help finance a new aquatic center at Memorial Park.

Organizer Josh Svatos says the new aquatic facility is an investment in Yankton’s future.

Mayor Nathan Johnson says for a number of reasons the Dive In Yankton effort was much different than past attempts to build a new pool,

Dive In Yankton estimates the cost of the new aquatic facility to be fourteen-point-eight million dollars.