Unpaid Longview parking tickets in 2012 total $85,000
Longview (Longview News-Journal) — The city of Longview is trying to collect $85,000 worth of unpaid parking tickets issued during 2012.
According to city records, 318 citations representing less than 10 percent of the total parking citations issued during 2012 have not been paid. The tickets average $269.37.
“Parking rules are about safety. If you are are parked illegally on the street or too near a stop sign, you can cause accidents as people avoid you,” said Longview police spokeswoman Kristie Brian.
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