… to discuss the Ojai Skate Park. The conversation devolved into complaints about kids not wearing helmets, and putting a cage around the park to keep out bikes, to the cost of paying park supervisors. This despite a staff presentation containing data suggesting that problems are improving with simple community outreach and communication. It seemed like everyone was looking for an excuse to cast the skate park in a negative light.
I was there to announce my candidacy for Ojai Unified school board, but ended up going off script. Click on the link below to see the video: