Complaints from several state workers have reached the GUARDIAN regarding the following memo circulated among staffers regarding parking tickets from Boise City. They characterize the enforcement action as the work of Nazis, but we think it is just the Parking Czar’s people enjoying a fresh crop of cherries to pick.
CAPITOL MALL PARKING NOTICE
Concerning on Street Parking
Please be aware that Boise City is actively enforcing Boise City Code 10-11-4B3 which states it is a violation to park within twenty feet (20′) of a crosswalk or a bike/pedestrian curb ramp, as defined in Section 10-14-1 of the Boise City Code, except at an intersection where a traffic control signal is in operation, or in a parking meter zone.
The City is issuing a $37.00 ticket for parking less than 20 feet from a crosswalk. Unfortunately the curbs are not all marked / painted or signed, so visitors to the Capitol Mall and employees of the Capitol Mall are receiving tickets for not parking 20 feet or more from a crosswalk. Boise City states they have publicized their enforcement of parking too close to crosswalks, however many citizens have not heard
Now if they would just get aboard the folly trolley there wouldn’t be a problem.
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