Elora’s senior males’s hockey club, the Elora Rocks is skating into the 2021/2022 season having scored a new agreement with the Township of Centre Wellington for the repayment of prominent ice condominium prices.
Centre Wellington councillors unanimously authorized the agreement with the over 100 yr broken-down hockey club at Monday’s meeting.
This can explore the group pay attend the $31,436 it owes in arrears over the following 10 years. Funds of $3,144 shall be due a the terminate of every season, starting in April 2022 and ending in 2031. All future rentals shall be paid on the time of booking to stop the accumulation of extra arrears.
In a divulge, the township’s manager of parks and facilities operations, Matt Tucker mentioned the club had experienced some monetary difficulties due to “struggles no longer novel to many volunteer driven organizations.”
“Mainly, the industry aspect of this operation has rested on the shoulders of a few key volunteers who desperately prefer the opportunity to salvage things attend heading within the appropriate route,” Tucker persisted.
The club has currently gone thru a administration transition and “would enjoy to work with the township to effect away with the past debt while working a winning hockey program for the community,” mentioned Tucker.
The township’s politicians have been supportive of the draw.
“It’s appropriate to explore a new administration neighborhood there,” Mayor Kelly Linton mentioned. “And I’m having a gaze forward to staring at some hockey this yr.”