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Owensboro chooses design firm for new skate park

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OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) -

The city of Owensboro has chosen a building design firm to build their newest park. 

Spohn Ranch Skateparks will design and build a skate park that will be built inside Chautauqua Park. The city says Spohn Ranch has a respected reputation and have built over 500 skate parks across the country.

The city will have a public meeting on April 30th with the company at city hall to hear public input on the skate park's design.

"All they do everyday, all day long is skate parks. This is their business. This is what they know. They have wonderful connections that we will be able to utilize. Lots of experience which we will add significantly to our project," said Amanda Rogers, the Owensboro Parks and Recreation manager. 

A time line for the skate park project will also be released at the April 30th meeting.

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