UPDATE: Friday, 8/1, 12:33PM - Spohn Ranch has set up an online forum via Facebook to garner feedback from the community about the design of the new skatepark. Click here to view the group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/brisbaneskatepark and request to join!
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Skatepark design consultant Sponh Ranch was at City Hall yesterday facilitating a design workshop from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. About 20 participants first listened to a presentation by Sponh Ranch, which focused on their experience and parameters to consider when designing a skatepark. They showed aerial photos of three city properties taken with their camera drone which included the existing skatepark site, the Teen Center site, and the eastern end of the Community Park. After a short question and answer period, the attendees filled out a survey regarding their use of the skatepark and the types of features they'd like to see in a future skatepark. Finally, attendees were given an outline of the existing skatepark and asked to draw, doodle, or in any written way convey what their ideal skatepark would look like.
If you weren't able to attend last night's workshop but wanted to still fill out a survey, you can still do so. Just download the 4-page survey form and send it to Karen Kinser, Senior Civil Engineer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to her at (415) 467-4989. You can also drop it off to the Public Works Dept. at City Hall: 50 Park Place, Brisbane.
In the next week or two, Spohn Ranch will be setting up a Facebook page to garner even more feedback from the community. Stay tuned!