Owatonna People's Press: River Springs finishes 2010 in the black

With summer right around the corner, it's never too early to talk about city-run water parks. The River Springs Water Park in Owatonna boasted a year in the black, after 2009 saw $40,000 in losses. Unfortunately, the $12,500 in the black does not include depreciation which is valued at $70,000 for 2010. One important thing to remember: When gauging the performance and necessity of a city-run enterprise (like a water park, golf course, or other recreational venue), it's important to consider the entire cost for taxpayers.

Read the entire article from the Owatonna People's Press


Stay In the Loop

Stay Up To Date

Sign up today for our
e-update to find out what is
going on in your state and
local government.

FFM Tipline

We will do our best to uncover the wasteful spending you report.