City Parking Amnesty, Then Enforcement

By Harold Wessell

MECHANICVILLE, October 3 – City officials announced on October 3 plans to offer a temporary, partial amnesty to scofflaws with long-outstanding parking tickets issued in the City.

At the City Council's first meeting of the month, Chief of Police Joseph Waldron outlined the program, which he had in recent weeks been discussing with Mayor Anthony Sylvester.
The amnesty, which will be in effect only during this November and December, would consist in forgiving – for those with tickets who respond – the accrued late fees, not the original fines.

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