- Paris Flash
- Real Estate
By CHARLES RICHARDS
“Mostly symbols … and some pretty vulgar words,” city manager John Godwin said Friday.
Like they did a week ago, workers from the city parks department painted over the graffiti.
“It’s kind of a nuisance to have to do it … but if they (those responsible for the graffiti) can do it, we can do it,” he said.
One person was arrested last week when a city parks employee drove up to the skate boarding park and caught the person as he was about to write something.
Godwin said it’s important to protect the city’s image by not allowing graffiti, particularly in such a visited area as the Farmers Market.
A surveillance camera will be installed soon on a nearby building and focused on the skate boarding park to deter future acts, Godwin said.
There has been talk of moving the skate-boarding park to Walker Park in west Paris or someplace else to free up space for more parking or for special purpose usage next to the Farmers Market.
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