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30 Jul 2015 - 06:39:58 pm

Atlanta to seek bids on pool contract - WXIA-TV

EDT July 29, 2015

DEKALB AREA, Ga. An agreement states that the city pays UNITED STATE Swimming pools regarding $700,000 a year for lifeguards as well as pool management.

11Alive Staff, WXIA 7:03 p.m. - DeKalb Area's biggest as well as most popular swimming establishment remained closed momentarily day on Wednesday. But it does shows up the recent occasions in DeKalb Area are on the city of Atlanta's radar.

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On Wednesday, a city of Atlanta spokesperson claimed, "The City has experienced functional problems with this vendor in the past, and also has attended to those concerns proactively, however has not experienced the life security problems recognized by various other communities in Georgia.".

DeKalb authorities: Licensed lifeguards do staff region swimming pool.

Atlanta to look for bids on lifeguard agreement.

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As reported Tuesday, the Browns Factory Aquatic Family members Center closed after the region terminated its contract with U.S.A Pools, the company in charge of staffing the swimming pool's lifeguards.

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The spokesperson took place to claim parks with entertainment officials have increased scrutiny over Atlanta pools because a June near-drowning case in DeKalb, as well as the city plans to invite various other firms to bid on the city of Atlanta lifeguard contract in the close to future.

DeKalb Region officials state USA Pools did not have certification documents on 16 out of 50 guards at Browns Mill, and 11Alive has revealed similar issues concerning poor lifeguard training in Columbus, Douglasville with Brookhaven.

Atlanta has gotten with USA Pools considering that 2012 Security, the representative stated, is the leading concern.

The firm continuouslies run 11 swimming pools across the city of Atlanta.

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