AMHERST - Amherst is not moving forward with changes to its land-use bylaws that would have removed the requirement for fences around above ground swimming pools.
Town backs off changing swimming pool bylaws
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- - February 25, 2010 at 00:46:08
What is going to be the outcome when one of your fine emergency workers or a neighbor is pulling the body of some child out of the water for the lack of a fence? If you have never dealt with a dead child and the parent(s) hysterical you are a very fortunate may your luck continue.
- - February 25, 2010 at 00:45:27
Plain and simple, this discussion was to ensure the town isn't sued the next time some kid or drunk person sneaks into someone's yard with a pool and drowns. As long as the town is free and clear, let the pools fill up! Pool owners, however...
- - February 25, 2010 at 00:45:23
finally the town is for the people! if there is no public pool in the town, than let people have pools in their yards...yes I know there is a ymca but I was thinking more of an outdoor pool....