A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for The Complex Skate Park in Morgan City located behind Cypress Park. The park is a skateboard-only facility and will be open during all daylight hours, Morgan City Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said. The city received $26,000 in funding from the parish to help pay for the equipment and cement work, Grizzaffi said. The total project cost was $36,000, the mayor said. Among those present were, on ramp, from left, local skaters Chad Rageur, Jesus Lopez, Drake Bertrand, Peyton Voisin and Jayson Hidalgo. Back row, from left, Mike Banks, Morgan City police chief; Logan Fromenthal, parish councilman; Louis Tamporello, Morgan City councilman; Mark Griffin Jr., Morgan City police assistant police chief; Seth Thomas, City of Morgan City recreation director; and Christopher Frye, Baldwin Redi-Mix. Front row, from left, Tania Hahn, Hahn Enterprises Inc.; Bob Harrison, St. Mary Parish Chamber of Commerce board member; Kevin Voisin, St. Mary Parish councilman; Donna Meyer, St. Mary Parish chamber president; Emily Berry, St. Mary Parish chamber board member; Paul Naquin, St. Mary Parish president; Grizzaffi; Jarrod Longman, St. Mary Parish assessor; Dwayne Barbier, City of Morgan City director of recreation and culture; and David Bourdier, chamber ambassador.
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A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Monday for The Complex Skate Park in Morgan City located behind Cypress Park.