00-0760R

RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING TWO HOUR FREE PARKING IN DOWNTOWN METERED AREAS ON DECEMBER 8, 2000.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

WHEREAS, the Greater Downtown Council will be partnering with KDLH-TV and a number of Superior Street merchants in a Downtown holiday season promotion, and they have requested the city to cover certain Downtown parking meters and provide Downtown shoppers with one day of two hour free parking before the holidays; and

WHEREAS, the city agrees that this program would have a positive effect on the Downtown area by encouraging Downtown shopping near the holidays;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council hereby authorizes the covering of parking meters on Superior Street from Fifth Avenue West to Fourth Avenue East on December 8, 2000.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that during this period two hour limit parking shall be enforced on this covered meter parking area.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the covering of parking meters on Superior Street from Fifth Avenue West to Fourth Avenue East on December 8, 2000, as a part of a holiday season promotion by the Greater Downtown Council, KDLH-TV and a number of Superior Street merchants. Two hour time limit parking will be in effect during the time the meters are covered. The city council has approved the covering of meters for holiday season promotion in the past, most recently on December 10, 1999.