Fitzgerald hopes for splash pad this summer

Fitzgerald hopes for splash pad this summer

FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) - Fitzgerald city leaders are still hoping to install a splash pad this summer.

Currently, they ran into problems during installation.

According to Mayor Jim Puckett, the city originally contracted for a splash pad with a filtration system; however, that’s not what was being installed.

“They were installing a splash pad without a filtration system and I’m not gonna put in a splash pad without a filtration system," said Mayor Puckett.

"It’s just too dangerous to public health and so unfortunately, we’ve had to get our attorneys involved. We felt confident, we have documentation showing what we contracted for.”

Mayor Puckett hopes to have the splash pad installed this summer.

A specific location for the pad has not been named.

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