Mayor Jack Everson says they are much farther along than last year, when it comes to the scheduled opening of the Donald M. Smith Memorial Pool this summer.

This summer's slated open is June 1st.

Last year, the city was scrambling to come up with money to pay expenses to get the pool open.

The pool recently received a nice shot in the arm, with a $5,000 donantion from the City Run conducted last weekend.