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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Matt Davis

With parking meters OK’d, parking laws reviewed

The Oxford Downtown Parking Advisory Commission reviewed the city’s parking ordinance Friday, making a few changes to the enforcement hours for the future paid-parking system and fine schedule. The recommendations must be approved by the Oxford Board of Aldermen. (April 7, 2014, Page 1)

City to enforce parking laws

The city of Oxford will take over parking enforcement for the downtown Square on May 1. (April 1, 2014, Page 1, 5)

Parking group OKs meter bid

The Downtown Parking Advisory Council approved the lowest base bid for parking meters at a meeting this morning from Bennett Construction for $384,000.

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City holds off on meter bids

The Oxford Board of Aldermen tabled a vote on bids for parking meters to give time for the Downtown Parking Advisory Commission time to review the bids and get additional information. Read about this and other business from the Board of Aldermen meeting in today’s EAGLE. (March 19, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Parking group OKs meters

The Downtown Parking Advisory Commission’s approval of going to a paid parking system in Oxford makes it one step closer to becoming a reality for downtown Square parking. The commission approved using meters for paid parking and taking the operations back in-house Tuesday during their regular meeting. (January 8, 2014, Page 3)

Square parking meters reviewed

The Courthouse Square Preservation Commission reviewed proposed meters that could be seen around the Square if leaders chose to go with a paid parking system. Commissioners also reviewed new plans from Hotel Oxford and while admitted they were better, tabled the COA approval to allow time for a work session to work out details of the newest design. (January 7, 2014, Page 1)

Heavy traffic expected

As University of Mississippi football fans flock to Oxford to see the Rebels take on the University of Missouri’s Tigers on Saturday night in their last home game of the season, city and university officials are asking everyone to be patient and expect heavy traffic before and, especially, after the game (November 22, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

Parking options reviewed

Oxford looks to other towns for advice on paid parking around the Square. (November 4, 2013, Page 1A, 3A)

Are we ready to follow Game Day rules?

With close to 50,000 football fans expected in Oxford this weekend, city and University of Mississippi officials are asking everyone to adhere to local laws in regards to parking, smoking and drinking. (August 31, 2012, Page 1A, 8A)

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