Parking Fees On School Board Agenda Monday

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Payson's school board could decide Monday to lower fees for parking permits at the high school.

The agenda lists discussion on clear guidelines for establishing a financial hardship, goals for spending permit revenues and the fee itself.

The matter arose at last month's board meeting after a parent reportedly asked the district what exactly constituted a hardship exemption. Superintendent Casey O'Brien told the board that the district's attorney advised tightening the definition.

A parent at that meeting said she considered the fee exorbitant, and requested the board reduce or eliminate it. She also said a promised parking lot attendant, financed through the fees, never materialized.

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