Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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April 15, 2014

Beach conditions worry EWA

Operator given notice to clean up violations

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EFFINGHAM —

Larson added he would hope to see some negotiation between the board and Hankins in an effort to put the property under operation of the water authority, rather than Hankins lose it outright.

According to the lease agreement, the beach must open by Memorial Day.

"I think we all have a vision of what we would like it to be, but step one is getting it back in working order by time it opens," said Board Chairman Chris Kabbes

The board agreed to send a notice to Hankins that he must be in compliance of Illinois Department of Public Health requirements in time to open the beach at the end of the month.

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