For most folks, a parking ticket shifts the balance from a good day to a bad day.
However, for the city of Wilmington, your expired meter means more money in their Parking Enterprise Fund.
During the 2010 fiscal year, expired meter fine collections totaled $203,490, or almost $17,000 a month, according to Malissa Talbert, City of Wilmington communications manager. These funds cover the parking program’s operating and maintenance costs, as well as pay for debt incurred by constructing the city’s parking decks.
Date posted: February 8, 2011
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