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The pools and spa at the Meadow Park Sports Centre will close for one month, from May 5 to June 9, for repairs, re-painting and re-tiling. Council last week approved a 1996 capital equipment budget of $100,000 for Parks and Recreation, including more than $36,000 in budget requests for the pool and fitness centre "predominantly related to design deficiencies and poor workmanship that occurred during construction." The squash courts and fitness centre will close from May 10 to 17 for cleaning and upgrading of ventilation. The arena will reopen May 30 for three weeks of drop in roller hockey, in-line skating and skateboarding, before summer ice hockey and figure skating resume. The steering committee examining proposals to develop Brohm Ridge as a ski area has asked both proponents to submit additional information by April 26. Also, Grand Adex Resorts and Garibaldi Alpen will both make formal presentations to the steering committee by May 23. After that the committee may submit one, both or none of the proposals for a technical review. Sometime after that, one of the proponents may be invited to enter into an interim agreement for the development of the area. The steering committee consists of representatives of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, the District of Squamish, the B.C. Investment Office and the Ministry of Lands. The Coast Garibaldi Health Unit began to re-immunize every child 19 months to 18 years old against measles this week. "It is important that we immunize as many children as possible to prevent a measles epidemic in our community and lead to the elimination of measles in Canada," said public health nurse Marilyn McIvor. The health unit is offering six drop-in clinics for pre-schoolers in the next week and will immunize school aged children at Myrtle Philip Community School April 22, 23 and 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The pre-school drop-in clinics are from 9 a.m. to noon April 12 and 13 at the health unit, from 2 to 6 p.m. April 15 at the health unit, from noon to 2 p.m. April 16 and 17 at Myrtle Philip and from 10 a.m. to noon April 18 at the Whistler Mountain Ski Club cabin. Any parents with questions or concerns are encouraged to call the health unit at 932-34202.

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