Mobile paid parking option gets town council hearing
December 6, 2023
There was a time when La Conner’s parking problem was inverted to its present situation. When downtown Mount Vernon was lined with clunky parking meters, La Conner had little need for either a paid or timed parking system on First Street.
Many storefronts here were boarded up – some year-round– before La Conner morphed into its present state as a popular destination.
Change has been the defining feature over the course of 50 years.
Now, with seemingly every parking space in the town’s business district contested during peak tourist season, the time for paid parking has perhaps ar...