Plowing through parking problems

By Dave Sherry

October 16, 2013 Updated Oct 16, 2013 at 3:40 AM EDT

Johnson City, N.Y. (WBNG Binghamton) Johnson City held a board meeting Tuesday with one of their main topics being alternate side parking.

A public hearing was held about whether to change the 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. window to park.

Under the proposed resolution, that time frame would be 5 p.m. to 4:59 p.m. the next day.

Members of the community were unhappy with the time change, some even calling the idea a "revenue generator."

The Board listened and chose to maintain the previous times, but kept the part of the resolution that allows the Department of Public Services to administer tickets or have cars towed.

"Our DPW does a great job clearing the roads and being able to move the cars out that sit there for days on end and they have to plow around and wait for the police to come and tag and ticket, because there are a lot of them at times. It'll help things," Greg Deemie, mayor of Johnson City, said.

The amended resolution passed unanimously.

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