The board is leaning toward extending meter times in the Port Washington Public Parking District to two hours from one hour.
A handful of local business owners came to the podium to express the need for this measure. A woman who owns an art studio in the area said that she would appreciate the additional time because otherwise the meter can "stop the creative juices."
Should the board pass the measure, one business owner asked that signs be placed near the parking area to explain the changes, which also includes changing parking enforcement from between 8 a.m.-6 p.m. to 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Councilwoman Dina DiGeorgio noted.
She added that if this change were to go well, the program could be expanded to include upper Main Street or other areas in the future.
The topic was pushed back to June 19 because Kaiman wanted to look into logistics and how to communicate the extended meter time.