Omit Main Street parking?
Apr 05, 2018 | 348 views | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Honestly, what are our elected officials thinking? Oh, yes, it is easy to blame the Utah Department of Transportation. Moab is our city. We need elected officials who will stand up and look after our affairs. To do away with Main Street parking will essentially kill our downtown businesses.

How many can remember downtown Grand Junction when they limited parking? Many businesses were forced out of business. Business buildings sat empty. Mesa Mall became the new and still center for shopping. So, I ask, where is Moab’s new mall center going to go? Well of course, San Juan County. Let’s push the majority of our downtown revenues over to San Juan County.

The next step is our elected city and county officials start finding that they don’t have funds to operate with. So, they will want to increase property taxes on already over-inflated real estate prices. Come on City of Moab and residents of Grand County, let your voices be heard. To omit main street parking will affect us all.

—Evert Pittman

Moab


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