Downtown & MDN Editors Lukewarm on ‘Free’ Parking Plan

Last week, City Council voted to make parking in the Renaissance Parking free starting April 1. It was the solution to making sure City staff had parking when City Hall moved downtown later this spring. Following that decision, Minot Daily News reporter Jill Schramm reached out to downtown business owners to get their thoughts on the decision. The reception was lukewarm at best. Read it hear.

And even before Council acted, there was commentary on the issue here on Well, today, the MDN weighed in with a rare local editorial on the issue. They’re not so sure ‘free’ parking is the solution. And they’re passing a subtle hint that City leaders need to go back to the table for a better solution. Read their full editorial. linked below.

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Editorial Staff, Minot Daily News


Josh Wolsky

Developer & Writer @TheMinot Voice, Fan of the Souris River, There's a lot to Savor about Minot. Fortunate to be a 'former' City Council member ;)

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