Parking reserved for Happy Girls and their organic pickles. Don’t recall seeing any handicap plate on that microbus:
The city tried the longer parking time during the holiday season at the urging of downtown merchants who believe time limits were too short and turned away customers and visitors.
“Since then there have been further favorable comments from a variety of downtown businesspersons,” Myers said in a council report. Only one concern about the extended parking times was fielded, she said.
The police chief said the city’s Business Improvement District promised to work with downtown businesses to ensure premium spaces are not used by employees.