Have you ever gotten a parking ticket and thought "Why me?"?
Well, you are not alone. According to a monthly report to the Woburn City Council by Charles L. O’Connor, Parking Clerk for the Woburn Police Department, a total of 975 parking tickets were given out in 2012.
The number of violations paid was 497, leaving 414 outstanding. There also is a backlog of 5,838 tickets from 1982 to 2011 that have not been paid. From 1982 to the present a total of $36,876 has been submitted to the Office of the Collector and $6,250 in parking violation have been referred to the Handicapped Commission to date.
The meeting minutes on the City of Woburn web site have parking ticket reports from June through December. Here is a breakdown of the number of parking tickets issued each month:
- June - 47
- July - 52
- August - 68
- September - 140
- October - 110
- November - 40
- December - 141
- Monthly Average - 89
Do you have unpaid parking tickets?
Parking fines may be paid in person at the Police Station, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., or through the mail to:
Attn: Parking Clerk
Woburn Police Department
25 Harrison Avenue
Woburn, MA 01801