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New skate park for Ken Mercer Sports Park clears another hurdle

Original post made on Mar 22, 2022

The Pleasanton City Council voted unanimously to advance the final design concept for a new skate park at Ken Mercer Sports Park, but funding for the estimated $8.5 million construction project remains very much up in the air.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 21, 2022, 10:11 PM

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Posted by vbendeb
a resident of Stoneridge
on Mar 22, 2022 at 9:21 pm

vbendeb is a registered user.

This is really preposterous: Pleasanton Mayor claims that the city does not have funds to build a set of pickelball courts, and the only solution is to take a few publicly available and heavily used tennis courts out of circulation. But here we are, talking about $9M skate park, $450K restroom - what a terrible waste!

Muirwood park already has some restrooms, just build a set of pickleball courts there, leave tennis courts alone.


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