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Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Tampa council considers parking ticket credit for food donations at holidays
In Tampa, parking fines and forfeitures are budgeted to bring in about $1.6 million in the 2016 financial year. Most parking fines are either $25 or $30. TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO
Some city council members want to let drivers pay a portion of their fine with donations of canned goods to help the needy. The program would run about a month over the winter holidays, with the food donated to nonprofit groups.
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