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Feedback Wanted for Scott Skatepark

Scott Township officials are asking for the public’s feedback on whether or not to build a $600,000 skateboarding facility in Scott Park.

are asking for the public’s feedback on whether or not to build .

Residents and others interested in the skate park should attend the township commissioners’ Aug. 14 meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Those who wish to speak on the issue will be allowed to offer their input on the proposal and whether the township should pursue building the facility.

Mary Pitcher, who lives in Scott Township, has said , Carnegie or Mt. Lebanon.

Pitcher has said the $600,000 skate park would be fully funded through donations and fundraising efforts, and the municipality would only be responsible for annual maintenance. The community that shows the most interest in the project and is best suited for its construction will be chosen for the location.

Some commissioners have offered their concerns about the skate park’s location so close to Lindsay Road homes. that regularly is the site for baseball games and picnics.

But the commissioners decided in June to keep the option open while talking to the developer about the skate parks location. Now they want residents to offer their opinions about the proposal.

The commissioners meet the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month in the Scott Township Municipal Building meeting room.

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p.graham August 01, 2012 at 03:27 AM
Mike, how many acres do you think Scott Park is on?
Lisa Filkorn August 01, 2012 at 11:56 AM
I think it's a great idea...kids today, don't have places to go and do things that would keep them out of trouble. This is a good way to keep them active and healthy.

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