Task force to deal with Columbia Association's outdoor pools
The Columbia Council has created a task force to analyze issues surrounding the operation of the Columbia Association's 21 outdoor pools, as well as the future of the association's pool system.
Roy Lyons, newly elected council representative for the Village of Long Reach, will head the committee. The task force will meet later this summer and will make a report and recommendations to the Columbia Council in November.
Columbia residents interested in participating on the task force should apply in writing by July 15 to Pam Mack, director of community relations, at the Columbia Association, 10221 Wincopin Circle, Suite 100, Columbia 21044.
* Hickory Ridge: 10200 block of Hickory Ridge Road: Someone pried open a door of a black 1985 Mazda and stole a sweater and Walkman headset between 8:30 p.m. on June 30 and 9 a.m. Thursday.
10700 block of Charter Drive: Two cars, a Toyota Camry and a Ford Escort, were vandalized between 8 p.m. on June 30 and 7:15 a.m. Thursday. All four windows and the front windshield of the Escort had been smashed, and someone also smashed all four windows of the Toyota, police said.
10200 block of Hickory Ridge Road: The convertible top of a 1991 Mercedes was slashed when someone stole a car phone power cord and remote speaker, a Club and sunglasses between 9 p.m. on June 30 and 7:15 a.m. Thursday. The stolen property was valued at $220.
10600 block of High Beam Court: Radio speakers, two tennis rackets and $1,500 in tools were stolen from a 1986 beige Ford Escort between 10:15 p.m. on June 30 and 7:20 a.m. Thursday. The --board of the vehicle was also damaged when the thief tried to steal the stereo, police said.
10600 block of High Beam Court: Someone broke into a 1984 Dodge Daytona and stole Kenwood speakers and a radar detector between 6 p.m. on June 30 and 7:30 a.m. Thursday. The stolen property was valued at $580.