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Skate park gaining speed
$90K grant received
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The idea of a skate park is gaining momentum among city officials.In early January, Friends of the Greenway president Trevor Galligan announced the group had obtained a grant to establish a skate park within the city of McMinnville. The grant is for $90,000 and was received from The Steven and Kate Smith Community Trust with the stipulation the skate park be named after the couple.Information about the grant was presented to the city Parks and Recreation Committee. “I apologize and take all the blame for not informing everybody,” said Parks and Recreation director Scott McCord.