Cebu City open to amend skate park design 4,000 square meters

CEBU, Philippines — The Cebu City government is willing to make adjustments in the design of the 4,000-square-meter skate park facility at the back of Fort San Pedro, following the concern of Asian Games gold medalist Margielyn Didal has raised.

City Councilor Mary Ann de los Santos said the technical concerns of Didal are valid, that is why they are open for discussions.

“I just talked to her this morning (yesterday) and her concerns are valid. I assured her all these issues will be taken into consideration,” she told The FREEMAN.

De los Santos is directly communicating to Didal since the latter is also residing in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City.

She said Didal’s concerns are the technical aspect of the skate park facility. Last Tuesday, Didal said that the current design is prone to accident with short and narrow street course.

Earlier, Councilor Eugenio Gabuya Jr., chairperson of the City Council’s committee on games, amusement and sports, said the first phase of the skate park project involves a CEBU, Philippines — The Cebu City government will make modifications in the plan of the 4,000-square-meter skate stop office at the back of Fort San Pedro, following the worry of Asian Games gold medalist Margielyn Didal has raised. 

City Councilor Mary Ann de los Santos said the specialized worries of Didal are substantial, that is the reason they are open for dialogs. 

"I just conversed with her at the beginning of today (yesterday) and her worries are substantial. I guaranteed her everything these issues will be thought about," she revealed to The FREEMAN. 

De los Santos is specifically imparting to Didal since the last is additionally living in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City. 

She said Didal's worries are the specialized part of the skate stop office. Last Tuesday, Didal said that the present plan is inclined to mishap with short and limited road course. 

Prior, Councilor Eugenio Gabuya Jr., director of the City Council's board of trustees on recreations, entertainment and sports, said the primary period of the skate stop venture includes a road course and level course which cost P5 million. 

The city government chose to separate the development of skate stop office into two stages since the accessible assets is simply P5 million which is given by Victoria Osmeña, sister of the city hall leader. 

For the second stage half pipe, bowl, siphon track, and small show off will be set up. 

The foundation of the whole skate stop is evaluated to cost P12 million. The city government is presently discovering courses on how they can fund the lacking spending plan for the development. 

De los Santos said she has no clue yet on the off chance that it will influence the course of events of the development since they need to conclude everything as quickly as time permits. 

Probably, the development is relied upon to start after the earth shattering service held last Tuesday. 

She said she planned a gathering with Didal and other concerned people for the finish of the structure of P12 million worth skate stop office today. 

"Ideally, after the gathering all will be settled," De los Santos said. 

Restriction Councilor Joel Garganera said the city government ought to tune in to the issues raised by Didal and other skateboarder fans all together not to squander the cash for the development of the office. 

Like the skateboarders, Garganera is likewise worried that the skate stop office won't fill its need. 

"Maminaw ta kay sila man ang mogamit sa skate stop. It should fit sa ilahang structure, not the a different way. Para nako ba dili nato usik-usikan ang kwarta ni Miss Victoria Osmeña furthermore dili lang kana naa ma'y partner ang city, that is 4,000-square meter property," Garganera said. 

"I might want to compliment for the gift si Miss Minnie Osmeña for the P5 million and ako tragic I might want likewise to thank the civic chairman for heading our demand nga dili ibutang sa dubious property nga sa SRP (South Road Properties)," Garganera included.

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