The Launceston Aquatic Centre is set for an upgrade after the tender review was passed unanimously by the City of Launceston Council.
The $208,409 project will be undertaken by Tas City Builders.
Council allocated funds for a range of items to give the aquatic centre a refresh in their 2019 budget, including a new external sign, Learn to Swim office relocation, a barbecue and shade upgrade, new internal finishes and fitting, plant equipment, and a PA system.
Also at its July 11 meeting, council closed a loophole which was leaving renters without any rubbish collection.
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Up until the meeting, it was possible for property-owners to opt out of having council kerbside rubbish or recycling collection, therefore paying lower rates.
The assumption was that the property owners would take care of their own waste - but some landlords chose to pay lower rates while supplying no alternative collection, leaving their tenants with mounting rubbish.
This was especially an issue at properties with multiple units, according to the council, and Councillor Janie Finlay, who spoke on the motion, said it was a public health issue.
Now, all properties including multiple dwelling units in the City of Launceston have mandatory kerbside rubbish and recycling collection, and the associated mandatory fee.
Public question time at Thursday's meeting was dominated by the climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion, with queries on what council was doing to address various facets of the climate crisis.
Organiser Ros Lewis said the group had three demands: for all levels of government to "tell the truth" by declaring a climate emergency; to act now in halting biodiversity and species loss and to reduce greenhouse emissions to net zero by 2025; and for governments to be led by a citizens' assembly on questions of climate change and ecology.