With the city’s program of booting the vehicles of people who fail to pay their property tax bills and parking tickets beginning to lag, officials are considering a new move to boost enforcement.
The city initially required that VioAlert Systems use its license plate scanning technology only in parking lots and other public areas.
Now it’s considering whether to let the firm search residential areas, too, and even boot the cars and trucks it finds in the driveways of scofflaws.
During a test run one night recently, when no boots were actually used, the company found 25 violators who owe the city more than $13,000, according to a memorandum by Tax Collector Teresa Babon. Click here for the full story.
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