PORT TOWNSEND: School Board vetoes skateboard park

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PORT TOWNSEND — A potential new skateboard park won’t be located at Mountain View Elementary School.

The Port Townsend School Board decided this week that the skateboard park wouldn’t be compatible with educational efforts.

“It’s off the board,” board Chairwoman Rita Beebe said.

The board decided not to endorse a letter of intent with the city of Port Townsend. The letter would have provided the city a 5-year lease at $1 per year for the proposed skateboard area.

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