Public meeting to discuss Dickson Street area parking set for March 17

The City of Fayetteville Parking Management Division has scheduled a public meeting for Wednesday, March 17 to discuss the upcoming implementation of a residential parking program and paid parking program in the Dickson Street entertainment district.

The issue was first discussed in November when three resolutions geared toward the entertainment district’s parking were brought forward at the city council agenda session.

The resolutions sought council support for acquiring leases for private lots, converting the free public lots to paid, as well as supporting residential parking permits for those who live in the Dickson Street entertainment district. All three resolutions were passed unanimously.

Officials say Wednesday’s meeting, which will take place from 6 – 8 p.m. in Fayetteville City Hall room 111, is being held to seek public input to be considered and incorporated into the final proposal of the overall parking program.