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Avon skate plaza moving forward after chorus of community voices convinces Town Council

    Despite concerns about proposed Nottingham Park location, members of Town Council are convinced by passionate speeches

    Avon Skatepark and Plaza Conceptual Design by New Line Skateparks, LLC. November 2023

    Eagle County’s next skate park — or skate plaza, in this case — is looking more likely following the Nov. 14 Avon Town Council meeting. After four years of planning by Avon Skate Coalition members, who received $25,000 in grant funding from the Colorado Health Foundation to plan a skate park for Avon, the topic has stalled repeatedly at Town Council meetings over the question of where the park should be located.

    At the Nov. 14 meeting, following impassioned speeches by several Eagle County residents and skaters, the majority of council members gave verbal approval to move forward with placing the skate plaza on the old Town Hall site, in the southeast corner of Harry A. Nottingham Park….