Parks board temporarily closes skate park; approves renovation plans

By Melanie Williamson At the Tuesday, December 19, parks board meeting, Reed Hettel provided the board members with a proposal for an improvement project for the current skate park while they work towards building a permanent concrete skate park. The proposal is to review all the existing features to inspect for damage and or repositioning,Continue reading “Parks board temporarily closes skate park; approves renovation plans”

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Superintendent discusses flooring issue and possible skate park with board

By Melanie Williamson Treasurer Search: Treasurer Suzanne Wilson has announced she will be retiring, but she has not said when exactly, so the board is collecting information on the process and timeline for finding a new treasurer when it is needed. Doug Crooks, superintendent of North Point E.S.C. addressed the board concerning the services NorthContinue reading “Superintendent discusses flooring issue and possible skate park with board”

Parks board considers new community skate park, forms a committee

By Karen Cornelius The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday night, October 17, and quickly became excited about the possibility of building a new community skate park after a resident came forward to volunteer his time and expertise to look into the planning, fundraising, cost, and vision for such a project.   AccordingContinue reading “Parks board considers new community skate park, forms a committee”

City’s skate park needs a facelift; officials look at safety issue

By Karen Cornelius   The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday, August 15. One of many topics brought up at the business meeting was the current condition of the popular skateboard park on Devon Drive. It was noted the ramps at this park are in poor condition and one is actually dangerous. ThereContinue reading “City’s skate park needs a facelift; officials look at safety issue”