Beginning Oct. 1, paid parking enforcement in the Dickson Street area will begin at 2 p.m. instead of 10 a.m. in the Dickson Street area.
Dickson Street business owners will get an opportunity to formally voice their opinions on paid parking tonight.
A lot of local business owners expressed complete disapproval for the new paid parking program during yesterday’s Dickson Street Merchants Association meeting.
During a media-only Q&A session held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, city officials discussed details of the newly implemented paid parking plan with various members of the local media.
Finding a functioning parking kiosk late last week was a little trickier than normal.
During the mayor’s opening remarks, Mayor Jordan wasted no time mentioning that the paid parking plan in the Dickson Street area has begun.
If you live near Dickson St., and you haven’t applied for your residential parking and guest passes, you’d better do it pronto.
If you live or work in the area, we strongly suggest that you attend one of the final two meetings.
Anyone who’s not able to attend can watch a video recording of the meetings on the city’s website. Videos will be published the day after each meeting.
Neal Crawford said that educating people about the positives impact of paid parking is the most important aspect of a possible advertising campaign.
For city-owned parking areas around Dickson Street, the rates will be $.50 an hour during the day and $1 an hour at night.
With the final vote on the paid parking program just two weeks away, parts of the plan are still being modified.
After going to a fair share of public meetings, it’s pretty easy to see a few clear cut themes, not least among them is to make sure the Walton Arts Center swoons over the new paid parking program.
Five items are proposed to change the current system. Here’s the breakdown.
For a crowd of about 10 at Ridgeview Baptist Church last night, the mayor had another town hall meeting. Here’s the tick-tock of what was discussed.