The $250 million parks and recreation bonds approved by voters last November did not cover the renovation or replacement of the 521 Recreation Center. Which is too bad for Mecklenburg County residents, because their so-called 521 Recreation Center is closing due to mold. Almost a hundred people daily will have to have their youth and adult programs, including art and piano classes for children, basketball, Jazzercise, afterschool programs, and physical education classes someplace else, until the mold issue is solved. No one is sick, but I wonder if they’re going to put a sign on the door:
“Closed due to mustiness.”
Hopefully the contractor will be able to provide a solution.