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Monday, December 22, 2014

Oxford parking

Quicker use of boots sounds good

Our view is that Mayor Pat Patterson is on target with a request to decrease the number of unpaid tickets a vehicle must receive before it’s booted in an attempt to collect parking fines. (December 10, 2014, Page 4A)

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    Letters to the Editor

    John Juergens writes about the local parking situation, particularly the inconsistency in writing tickets for parking on yellow curbs, and urges for officials to decide what laws to enforce and then enforce them after informing the public of their intentions. (September 17, 2014, Page 4)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Richard G. Roberts Jr. writes that there are many who oppose parking meters in downtown Oxford but are apparently not willing to do anything about it, while Barbara J. Smith writes to remind everyone about Thursday’s Empty Bowls fundraiser for The Pantry. (February 10, 2014, Page 4)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Buddy Lowery writes to offer a few of several questions citizens might be asking about the proposed Lafayette County ordinance concerning vicious dogs, while John DuChaine writes about the downtown parking situation and wonders if meters will really solve the issue. (January 10, 2014, Page 4A)

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          Goals behind towing, booting parking violators

          What’s the goal behind tightening down on parking restrictions and violators? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the options – prevention, deterrence, restitution, retribution and rehabilitation – and how towing and booting relate to each. (July 30, 2012, Page 4)

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            Open Letter to Board of Aldermen

            Amanda Lewis Hyneman, a member of the Downtown Parking Advisory Committee, sends an open letter to the Oxford Board of Alderman giving them her take on the parking situation downtown and around the Square and options to consider. (May 29, 2012, Page 4)

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