City ignores pleas from two councilors, seniors and hikes parking pass rates

Timothy Schafer
By Timothy Schafer
February 21st, 2017

An eleventh hour plea by two city councilors and a petition with nearly 200 signatures failed to derail a city directive Monday night to triple annual parking fees for senior citizens in Nelson.

City council voted in favour of adoption of a bylaw that will increase annual parking fees for seniors, rising from $30 per year to $90, netting the city an extra $30,000 per year, as council looks to increase its non-taxation revenue.

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