Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Davis Mayor Presents Centennial Proclamation to Old North Davis (ONDC 207 & DHT 122)

Tuesday evening May 28th, Mayor Joe Krovoza presented a proclamation recognizing the Old North Davis Neighborhood Centennial to Old North Davis Neighborhood Association Vice-President Dennis Dingemans and President Steve Tracy.

I have uploaded a copy of the City-broadcast video of the ceremony to YouTube. Slightly more than 6 minutes long, it can be viewed here:

Safety & Parking Advisory Commission to Hear Proposed N District Changes Thursday, June 13th (206)

Screenshot from the City's webpage on N District revisions. That page is linked to the first item in the sidebar.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Old North “N” Parking District Provisions As Adopted By the City Council November 9, 2004 (205)

The Old North "N" parking district was created by City Council action on November 9. 2004. For purposes of grounding and informing present discussions, I thought it might be helpful to make that “constitutional” document more widely available. Four pages long, a reproduction of it is posted after the jump, as are the Minutes of the City Council action creating the district.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Three Puzzles About the Existing and Proposed N Parking Stalls & Permits (203)


The letter “N” painted on our streets marking stalls and the “N” placards we purchase in order use them are of course the centerpieces of the Old North Davis Parking District.

Current proposals to change that system pose, for me, three puzzles.

First, under the existing system, after the initial sale period one can buy a second N placard. This would cease under the new system on the grounds that second permit sales cause a “shortage of N-permit spaces” (item 1).