Mayor Art Ward said tonight he plans to pull a proposal to hire a private firm to put mechanical boots on the vehicles of those who failed to pay their car and truck taxes.
Ward said a number of people have raised valid questions about the concept that need to be addressed before the city acts.
"I don't want this to seem like a posse," Ward said.
The mayor said officials need to figure out the guidelines for cracking down on scofflaws.
Some also questioned whether the charge for removing the boot --- $175 -- is too high.
Ward said the entire issue needs to be reviewed carefully.
"We need to do due diligence to make sure it's done properly and respectfully," Ward said.
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