City admits restrooms in foul condition, has plan for improvements | KLBK | KAMC


LUBBOCK, Texas – Bogs across parks in Lubbock have not been touched because Oct, leaving disagreeable disorders in the course of the cold season.

No toilet doors in the stalls, filthy bathrooms and an unusable mirror–all prevalent attributes across park bogs.

“It is vital to don’t forget we have 35 loos, and most of those people have been constructed back in the 1960s, some the 1950s. Parks and Recreation is totally informed of the have to have for renovation,” mentioned Meegan Honeyman, Community Facts Specialist for the City of Lubbock Parks and Recreation.

Whilst the bathrooms have not been in use considering the fact that Oct, Honeyman claims there’s a explanation for this.

“We winterize all of our 35 Parks bathrooms Oct 30 every yr, and that is to prevent any freezing or pipe hurt or vandalism because there is significantly less frequency of site visitors in the parks. So, when we reopen them, it is the week after spring split.”

The bathrooms have been around because the 50s and they are now a aspect of a learn plan that Parks and Recreation have established to enhance parks throughout Lubbock.

“It’s likely to be a 20-yearlong prepare where by we do all of the renovations, we include factors, we may possibly subtract items that we do not will need anymore, but we definitely do realize that our loos need to have a refurbishment, and so that’s included in the grasp plan,” explained Honeyman.

Parks and Recreation just requested the community to be patient as spring cleansing will come all-around.

“We recognize that our residents are offering us some grace suitable now when we get every little thing cleaned up and completely ready for the summer time. We have so a lot of enjoyable items that are occurring,” explained Honeyman.


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