Pasadena council will order the first stage of equipment for the town’s new skateboard park in the next few weeks.
Coun. Derrick Anthony told the other municipal representatives at Monday’s public meeting that ordering the equipment sooner rather than later means a savings to the town of about $7,800 thanks to a free shipping offer from the originating company.
The company, Canadian Ramp Co. in Ontario, can make the offer because Anthony said it is already shipping other pieces of equipment to the area.
Anthony said by delaying the order, the town could risk losing the offer so council made the motion to place it.
An area behind the community centre has been selected for the skateboard park.
Anthony said he hopes to have the skate park constructed by summer. It is being paid for by an overage from 2012 Come Home Year festivities.