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File #: 21-88    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/22/2021 Final action: 3/22/2021
Title: Library Parkade Policy for three free hours of parking for library visitors. Ward(s): All Wards Councilor(s): All Councilors Neighborhood(s): All Neighborhoods Result Area(s): Welcoming and Livable Community
Attachments: 1. Resolution 2021-7.pdf, 2. Resolution 2021-7 - Exhibit 1.pdf, 3. Library Advisory Board Recommendations, 4. Written Testimony
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TO:                      Mayor and City Council   

THROUGH:                      Steve Powers, City Manager   

FROM:                      Norman Wright, Community Development Director  

                                          

SUBJECT:

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Library Parkade Policy for three free hours of parking for library visitors. 

 

Ward(s): All Wards    

Councilor(s): All Councilors    

Neighborhood(s):  All Neighborhoods    

Result Area(s): Welcoming and Livable Community 

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ISSUE:

 

Shall Council adopt Resolution No. 2021-7 adopting Council Policy L-2, establishing that parking at the main library parkade be provided at no cost to the public for the first three hours of use per day?    

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

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Adopt Resolution No. 2021-7 adopting Council Policy L-2, establishing that parking at the main library parkade be provided at no cost to the public for the first three hours of use per day.

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SUMMARY:

 

Resolution No. 2021-7 establishes a Council Policy that parking at the main library parkade shall be provided at no cost to the public for the first three hours of use per day, while retaining the City Manager’s authority to establish additional free parking events and future parking fees.

 

 

FACTS AND FINDINGS:

 

Resolution No. 2021-7 (Attachment 1) adopts Council Policy L-2 establishing that parking at the main library parkade be provided at no cost to the public for the first three hours of use per day and $0.75 per hour thereafter.

 

Parking at the main library parkade will also be provided at no cost to the public every evening after 6pm, Sundays all day, and on City Holidays. The City Manager is authorized to waive fees on special occasions and events, and parking fees may be modified in accordance with the City’s budgeting process. City employees will continue to be required to follow City parking permit requirements when using the parkade during their work hours.   

 

BACKGROUND:

 

 At the February 22, 2021, City Council meeting, staff was directed to prepare a policy to provide for three free hours of parking at the main library parkade.  

 

                     Sarah Strahl    

                     City Librarian 

 

Attachments:

1.                     Resolution No. 2021-7

2.                     Resolution No. 2021-7, Exhibit 1