My daughter has attended Picadome Elementary School for almost two years. There is not an afternoon crossing guard placed on the street where walkers are dismissed. Because of this, I come and pick her up regularly.
My five-year-old and I park, walk to meet her, then get back into our car and go home. We are parked for less than 15 minutes and this has never been a problem.
Recently, though, a traffic officer left a $35 ticket on my window. I understand that rules are rules and yes, there are sparsely placed signs on the street stating no parking during school hours, but this has not been a problem before.
Apparently a homeowner is upset because people parking are harming his grass. If you don’t like children and activity in front of your home, perhaps you shouldn’t move onto a street backing up to an elementary school.
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