Hoops on the New Hardwood | VideoRene Thibault | 11/27/2012
It was paid for with money from the city`s Capital Improvements Account, money from the city`s sales tax. With so many games and tournaments held there, the committee knows the court is a good investment for the city.
“With all these games that come in here during the year, all these teams that play for districts and regionals want to have a game or two in here. So it`s all generating money for the city. To figure out what it cost to put the floor down, about $75,000, but if you think about over 15 to 20 years, and how many games you have on it, I think it pays for itself over and over again,” said recreation committee director Scott Collins.
With the Erik Ramstad Middle School using the Municipal Building during their flood reconstruction, the court is already being put to good use.