INGLEWOOD – Inglewood residents continue to submit petitions in support of opting out of a citywide permit parking plan that was not properly rolled out.
With six years to prepare, the City failed to implement the program in stages, in order to have time to outreach to the community and obtain the necessary signage for enforcement.
The Hollywood Park agreement calls for THEM to pay the costs of implementing the program.
Residents are aware of the issues with the program after parking commissioners told residents they had no input in the manner. The City has yet to fully install the signage, and in a move timed with upcoming November elections, residents in District 2 have been excluded from the program, while District 1 residents haven’t seen many up.
Mayor Butts is on thin ice with the manner residents were ignored after signing petitions in early 2015 to put the NFL stadium on the ballot.
Dionne Faulk has yet to appoint a District 4 representative despite the majority of the complaints are originating in her district.
Narcotics Lieutenant David Salcedo is now the police department representative assisting staff, despite receiving a $4 million wrongful termination settlement from the City of Baldwin Park after less than 60 days on the job.
WHY is he still here?
This is a tactic used in urban development to rid neighborhoods of ILLEGAL housing such as converted garages and sectioned off single family homes.
As a life long Inglewood resident and investor I welcome this tactic so our streets are less congested. People on 102 & Prairie are getting into fist fights over parking. Some of these renters have their work trucks lining the streets.
I am a resident of District 1 with College Students who visit and there are ways to handle parking permits, but their program only gave two and the cars had to be registered to the house, which in impractical. Also, even during the Superbowl, the NFC Championship game AND the BTS concert, there was plenty of street parking in this neighborhood, we are just too far away for this poorly designed initiative.
“ Poorly designed “ is a gracious and courteous understatement. Thank you for showing one and all a college student can see the flaws that every overly paid “transportation expert” on our staff should have noticed.
Very Few believe this is actually about solving stadium parking impacts.
As Butts proclaimed residents shouldn’t believe the streets in front of our homes are “our” personal parking lots. Wait a minute our taxes pay for the gravel, surryseal, pothole repair, repair employee payroll, the painting of red, yellow zones, white lines of parking markings, the parking signs, and yes the employee payroll that issues the tickets. Who the blank does he think should benefit from our tax dollars ? Oh wait we know Mr WalMart.aka Kroenke
Okay then how about we add a lack of thoughtful parking plan surcharge to the Stadium tax base not to be passed on to the attendees but out of the NFL Coffers since they should have been required to have adequate parking on the 300 acres of stadium property!!!!
Those responsible for this foolishly enacted with far too much impact on residents should be “paying the price” rather than the residents
These are the people who want the titles they should be held accountable either for their actions or their silence,
Elected City Council Members: James Butts, George Dotson, Alex Padilla, Eloy Morales, Dionne Faulk.
City Employees: Artie Fields, Louis Atwell, Hardinger Singh,
The commissioners say they had no input —- then they should Publicly speak up and say hey don’t use my name to promote yourself again if you can not respect me I will vote for the other guy !
PlanningCommissioners: Larry Springs, Patricia Patrick, David Rice, Aide Trejo, Cheryl Shaw-Williams
Parking and Traffic Commissioners: Michael Benbow, Charles Bragg, Leonel Garcia, Brett Roberts, Barbara Brooks