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Interesting analogy but the spoiled kid had enough money to initiate a large stock buyback this past year and still comes in the front door with its hands out for more?
I think Scott and Ken are on to a much bigger issue here and that is what needs to be addressed. Stop the corporate welfare.
This too shall pass...people love you and are praying for you.
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I can not change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.
Frank for Parking Czar!!!
Heartless dictator giving away parking spaces that could generate income trying to change behavior of the huddles masses rather than regulate their selfish parking habits. I hereby rescind my nomination of Mark for Parking Czar and send my support back to Walter.
I nominate Mark for the position of The Heartless Parking Czar! Take no prisoners. Arm him with car boots. Bring him your tired huddled masses and collect their fifty cents for two hours of Liberty. Just install the meters and give him his scepter.
We need a parking Czar
You should try parking in the Haight/Asbury District of San Francisco. You want to see a charlie foxtrot of cars and homes and businesses then that would be a prime example. Parking regulations and enforcement are going to come with the increase in tourism that soon will be a year round thing in this town. It already pretty much is. I used to look forward to mud season as two months on either side of the ski season where steamboat was a sleepy little cow town again. It's not so much anymore. Figure it out or it's just going to get worse. I would recommend looking at Aspen's model and doing something similar. If you need to regulate parking in the neighborhood surrounding downtown such as most of old town then do so with residential permit parking only. Adding convenient accessible parking at the rodeo grounds is a good first step. If downtown workforce can't walk two blocks to their jobs then having meters and regulated parking is the only answer to solve this ongoing problem. Trying to find a parking spot near Carl's after 4 PM is pretty challenging. If I need to pay $.50 to put a little ticket on my dash so I can go get my 50 Cent wings every once in a while so be it. Make it happen.
Downtown Aspen has parking spots which are clearly marked metered spaces. Nearby, typically on a corner intersection, is a vending machine where you drop your coins, insert your dollar, or swipe your card. A ticket with an expiration time is issued and you put it on your dash. The rates, even for Aspen, are reasonable and it just makes sense for businesses.
Is it fair that your waiter parks across the street from the restaurant he works in for his entire shift while potential diners park further away? Does it make business sense to you? If you own the business, which is where the feedback driving this decision is coming, it does not make any sense to just let it go and call it all good.
It's worth a test.
Tea Baggers! LMAO! Single handedly they have made a joke out of the GOP and brought division and discord to its own ranks. Tea baggers indeed.
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