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Parking reprieve; 22 spaces in Friday Harbor extended to eight hours

Permitted parking hours in a total of 22 parking spaces in Friday Harbor's downtown core will increase from two hours to eight through the end of September.

The temporary extension of parking hours comes in response to requests by members of the town business community, according to a town press release. The town agreed to investigate alternatives.

Areas where parking times have been extended are on the north side of Court Street, adjacent to the County Courthouse, and on 1st Street, north of Court. The Town has requested that county employees use the county parking lot on the north side of the courthouse to free up spaces on 1st.

In July, the Town Council authorized the administrator to extend parking hours in the summer months to help employees find long-term parking. The extension is billed as "temporary," and subject to future review by the council.

Contact the town of Friday Harbor at, 378-2810, or email Wilson, duncanw@fridayharbor.org.

 

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