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This week, business at city boards and commissions end similar to the way it began the year — with a continuation of the Springside Park mountain bike saga and hearings over two local restaurants' licenses.
For months, a proposal for a mountain bike skills course and pump track at Springside Park has faced pushback from residents who are against the sport. Now, it appears that the potential popularity of the course could stall the proposal.
Many items are coming home to roost on city meeting agendas this week. Two city boards will discuss Pittsfield's guidelines for keeping chickens; the opponents of a mountain bike skills course and pump track proposal at Springside Park will present their concerns; and the Pittsfield Municipal Airport Commission will present its annual report.
A city council vote Tuesday nixed a proposal for a public forum on a mountain bike course proposed for Springside Park. But, a group of residents said they will remain steadfast in fighting the project.
The Parks Commission held off on making any big decisions over the fate of a proposed mountain bike skills course and pump track at Springside Park on Tuesday night. The commission said they'll wait for a ruling from the Conservation Commission over potential wetland issues at the site.
PITTSFIELD — Members of the Board of Parks Commission have voiced their approval for placing a proposed mountain biking skills course and pump…
PITTSFIELD — Backers of a mountain biking course in Pittsfield are ready to raise money. But, opponents are coming forward to say the project …
PITTSFIELD — The wheels are turning on a project to build a bike skills park in the heart of the Berkshires.