Granted, the City operated Ice World skating rink is probably not uppermost in the minds of citizens or city councilors.
Despite assurances that everything is under control from City officials, we tend to believe problems lie deeper than the slick surface of the ice. Seems clear that some folks have been sacked, but the city is claiming “personnell matter” to keep public scrutiny cool.
Here is a set of questions the GUARDIAN received from a reader. With no staff to chase down the answers, we will simply share the questions:
“From the outside looking in it would appear that there is so much more going on at Idaho IceWorld than just people thinking that two management staff might be making extra money on company time.
–Why did they remove the coaches bio’s from the website
if the case was closed?
–What is going to happen to their “Learning how to skate program” without coaches to run them?
–What and how does the city do differently at Warm Springs Golf course? I hear the manager and staff does private lessons on city time? (Which I don’t believe to be the case.)
–However, people do seem to be wondering why they would hire a hockey director that was running a program that competes for the very same kids?
–Why is the travel hockey programs having such a hard time working together?
–Why doesn’t the city let Idaho IceWorld handle their own business and let them make the money they are making and trust in the people they have in place to do their job?
–Why are they preparing yet another report to justify why the rink shouldn’t be turned over to a private management firm?
–Why are they looking into selling the Cutting Edge Sports shop?
–Why are they dragging their feet to get a restuarant in the place of Round Table Pizza that left?
–Why are they terminating some of the good employees to protect the upper management personnel of Boise Parks and Recreation?
–Why do the employees feel they have no one to go to when
they have issues because they can’t trust things will be dealt with in a fair and unbiased manner?
–I think someone driving the Zamboni to Burger King was the least of
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