Meeting set to discuss Skate Park issues

08142014 MC skatepark sunsetA skateboarder takes advantage of the fading light Wednesday evening, nailing a backside 50-50 grind. Park supporters hope the city will agree to allow lighting to be installed, allowing skaters of all ages to use the park in the evenings. This skater was violating park rules by not wearing a helmet. (Ojai Valley News photo by Mariana Campos)
Tiobe Barron, Ojai Valley News correspondent

The Ojai City Council is holding a special public workshop at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 to discuss issues surrounding the Ojai Skate Park.
Skate Ojai, the nonprofit organization that runs, funds, promotes and maintains the park, addressed Ojai City Council June 10 regarding a fully-funded plan to provide energy-efficient nighttime lighting to the park.

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