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1. Why should residents have to pay for permits to park in front of their own homes when they already pay such high taxes?
2. Are discounts on permit fees available for low-income residents?
3. The municipality paid an expert consultant, Nelson-Nygaard, three years ago to study our parking system and make recommendations on how to update it and make it work better. What did this consultant
4. Is the proposed plan more complicated than the existing regulations?
5. Why should the municipality subsidize employee parking?
6. How will day and overnight parking impact municipal services such as garbage collection, snow removal and brush/leaf pickup?
7. Why are neighborhoods that currently do not have a permit system in place being proposed for expansion of the permit program?
8. Will increasing the amount of parallel parking on roadways make them more dangerous and increase the number of crashes on these roads?
9. How will residents pay for the permit? What if they don’t have a credit card?
10. How will the town pay for License Plate Reading (LPR) technology?
11. Where will the data go that is collected from License Plate Reading (LPR) technology?
12. The 2017 study identified underutilized parking capacity. Why should we be expanding employee parking on residential streets before fully exploring options for more fully utilizing these off-street?
13. Can employees park at the all-day meters created when the new meter system was rolled out two years ago?
14. How much will employee permits cost? Will all employees be allowed to purchase permits?
15. Will the University and other institutions be eligible to purchase employee permits?
16. Where would the undergraduate and graduate students park their cars during the day and at night?
17. How many permits can a household purchase if they have a driveway?
18. How many permits can a household purchase if they have no driveway?
19. How many permits can a household purchase if they have a restricted driveway?
20. For residents who live in apartments, how will it be determined who qualifies for permits?
21. Are there certain streets in the Witherspoon-Jackson neighborhood that will be exempt from parking restrictions?
22. How much would a permit cost if I have a guest?
23. What if I have multiple guests with more than one car?
24. What is the reason for increasing the parking limit from two to three hours?
25. Will the 3-hour grace period apply to evening hours as well as day?
26. Will contractors be able purchase short and long-term permits? Who pays and what is the fee?
27. Are landlords still responsible for providing/purchasing permits for their tenants?
28. How will the redevelopment of the Seminary land on Hibben and 206 affect parking?
29. Are hotels and housing developments required to provide parking for their guests and tenants?
30. How many spaces will be lost by having a bike lane on Wiggins and Hamilton?
31. How will home health aides be allowed to park?