Iola will pay the architectural firm advising USD 257 with its ongoing bond referendum $3,000 to help map out repairs to the flood-damaged Recreation Community Building at Riverside Park.
Mayor Jon Wells cast the tie-breaking vote in favor of hiring Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey Architecture of Wichita after City Council members were deadlocked, 3-3, on whether to offer the contract.
The rec building has been closed to the public since floodwaters inundated the building Oct. 9.
Stay connected to the stories and events that make your community a special place to call home.
New subscribers only. You can cancel at any time.