Northwest NEWS

March 6, 2000

Local News

Bike riders want a public park

by Heather Roscoe, special to the Weekly

   Manny Navarro, of Woodinville Cycle, and City Council member Cindy Shelton will be present at a meeting to be held at 7 p.m. at City Hall to discuss the future of a proposed skate park in Woodinville.

   According to Navarro, the city needs space that accommodates bicycle riders, as well as skateboarders and in-line skaters. "There are no BMX parks in the state of Washington that are publicly owned," Navarro said.

   Cindy Shelton explained that the park hasn't been approved by the City Council yet. "We're trying to define the project at the moment," Shelton said. "Right now, it's very premature."

   The meeting on March 13 will help decide whether the city should build a single all-inclusive park, or two separate facilities. The meeting at City Hall is important to the decision that the City Council will make. Navarro is hoping for a large turnout.

   "Anybody who rides a bike should be there," Navarro said.