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New Skate Park Coming to Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Kids in Odessa will have a place to skate this summer now that a hurdle has been cleared in getting it built.

The City Council decided on a construction company at Tuesday night's meeting.

Spa Skateparks of Austin will design and build the facility at Sherwood Park for a price tag of $345,000.

$300,000 will come from the city and the rest from private donations.

Mayor Larry Melton tells NewsWest 9, the city hopes to have the skate park operating by July.

The family behind the project lost their son in a skateboarding accident several years ago.

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