The Chanute Aquatic Center will cost somewhat bit less to run this year, after city commission members approve a new contract for pool management. Total costs in the contract are a bit over 147-thousand dollars, compared to the 216-thousand dollars they thought they'd have to spend. The reduced costs are in labor, the most expensive portion of the contract. By adjusting the original hours, which were to have been noon to 8pm daily, to start later and end earlier, the costs of the contract through August 15th were pared. The new hours will be 1pm to 7:30pm daily.