Parents of children who live in Maplewood, and are zoned for South Mountain School in South Orange are seeking pool privileges. The , and on Tuesday, spoke at the Maplewood Township Committee.
During the public comments, two parents who live in Maplewood asked the committee to consider allowing reciprocal membership between the and Maplewood pools. This idea was . At that time, trustee Nancy Gould told parents she would raise the issue with Maplewood.
In the short-term, the South Orange trustees granted South Orange families more guest passes, effective immediately, so residents can bring Maplewood friends to the pool.
Mayor Vic DeLuca said Tuesday that the committee had just received a proposal from the South Orange Board of Trustees and suggested that the Maplewood Pool Advisory Committee take up the issue. “I think we can work something out,” he said.