Councillors ditch ‘vague’ parking policy

Efforts to end Maribyrnong Council’s long-running paid parking saga have been dealt a blow with councillors rejecting a new parking policy.

The decision means it will be at least three months before the a redrawn policy will again be considered and makes it increasingly unlikely parking meters in Footscray and Yarraville will be switched on before the October 22 local government election.

A Destination Parking Management Policy, drawn up by council staff to guide future parking needs across Maribyrnong, was voted down at Tuesday night’s City Development Special Committee meeting.

 

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