To build a Pelham skate park that:
We are an organized group of about 30-35 PHS, Memorial and Private School Students who are engaged in the planning, design, fund raising, and build out of a proposed municipal skate park planned for spring of 2005.
No further meetings are planned.
Meeting Dates: 10/6/03, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10
Meeting Location: Pelham Police Station Community Room
Meeting Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Open to: Any registered PHS, Memorial or Private School Student.
Non-Student Participation: Yes, tentatively starting in Week 5. We will likely need help with fund raising, signage, resident awareness campaigns, etc. Any and all help will be welcomed.
Organize interested students
Develop mission statement, design, and self-governing rules
Determine desired component list of equipment
Determine size of park: 100' x 100'
Develop RFP for site work and skate park components
Obtain quotes from leading insurance approved manufacturers
Secure a location via Board of Selectmen approval
Develop a fund raising plan: fund-raisers, donations, grants, possible 2004 warrant
Gain BOS support via student presentations
Ground breaking / construction phase
Ribbon cutting spring 2005
Developing safety and usage rules and regulations. Would like to work with Park and Recreation Board of Advisors
Ensuring for voters that any legal or liability concerns are addressed prior to March Town Meeting
Assistance from Highway Department to help with site work to help offset construction costs
Fund raising activities
Contributions of support, information, direct help, involvement, etc:
Selectmen Victor Danevich, Committee Chair
Officer Ann Perriello, Community Officer, Committee Vice-Chair
Superman Mike LaForge
Pelham Park & Rec Director Darren McCarthy
Town Treasurer Charlene Takesian
PHS Counselor Cheryl Bissaillon
Police Chief Evan Haglund
Sergeant Gary Fisher
Town Administrator Tom Gaydos
Nashua Regional Planning Commission
New Hampshire Municipal Association
(unrelated to our project but good info)
Skateboard Parks in NH