Great news for Fort Smith and the region. A Skate and Bike Park along the river. Talk Business and Politics has a great article from last Fall on how this private/public partnership happened. These are the kinds of partnerships we need more of across the state.
Fort Smith will go forward with construction related to a downtown bike and skate park and with appealing a judge’s order in a lawsuit against the city following two Tuesday votes by the Board of Directors.The Riverfront Bike and Skate Park, which the city will own, is to be a public/private partnership for which private individuals and businesses are raising money for biking and skating equipment, but the city is paying for the land and infrastructure, such as the parking lot and…(more)
Source: Fort Smith approves park funding