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File #: 19-144    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 2/13/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/25/2019 Final action:
Title: Discuss and consider approval of the second and final reading of an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances Section 86-7 Operation of Vehicles in Parks revising Subsection (d) by establishing a resident parking pass for Prince Solms Park and Landa Park parking lots located off Elizabeth Avenue.
Attachments: 1. ORD Resident Parking Pass Elizabeth Lots 2 25 18
Presenter/Contact
Presenter
Kristi Aday, Assistant City Manager
Contact Info
kaday@nbtexas.org

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SUBJECT:
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Discuss and consider approval of the second and final reading of an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances Section 86-7 Operation of Vehicles in Parks revising Subsection (d) by establishing a resident parking pass for Prince Solms Park and Landa Park parking lots located off Elizabeth Avenue.

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:
City Council approved the first reading of the ordinance at their meeting on February 11, 2018 to include:

* Amend the Resident Sports Pass (formerly Resident Tennis Parking Pass) for use at Prince Solms Park for $40 for two years.
* Establishment of a Resident River Parking Pass for $40 for two years eligible for use at the Elizabeth Street parking lots and the spaces along San Antonio Street.

Prince Solms Park and Landa Park parking lots located off Elizabeth Avenue (sometimes referred to as Elizabeth Avenue Parking Lots) have paid parking in place from May 1 - Labor Day each year. Fees charged currently are $20 and $10 respectively. The purpose of the parking fees are to help recover costs for the City's river management operations. As the vast majority of people who park in these lots from May 1 to Labor Day each year are visitors, it is an effective way to pass on the costs to those non-residents.


Prince Solms Sports Parking Pass:
* Currently $20 per person/Recommend increase to $40
* Must be actively participating in tennis, basketball, or disc golf
* Valid seven days per week
* Valid for one year
* Individual pass includes picture of pass holder
* Pass must be displayed in front window of vehicle
* Revenues generated from pass are deposited to the River Fund.


Resident Parking Pass:
* Recommended $40 per vehicle and must be affixed to vehicle
* Valid seven days per week
* Valid for one year
* Valid for Elizabeth Avenue parking lots, and Hinman Island Drive lots only
* Revenues would be deposit...

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