Quantcast

Parking Lot Complaints - Valley News Live - KVLY/KXJB - Fargo/Grand Forks

Parking Lot Complaints

Posted: Updated:

Fargo city leaders are taking the owner of one parking lot to court over its conditions...

And now, another may have come onto their radar, as well.

City leaders are suing the owner of a downtown property company over what they say is the owner's failure to pave a parking lot next to his bar, or add lighting or fencing to it.

The owner says it's not his fault -- it's the city's.

The Scheels Arena lot in South Fargo is also unpaved.

The manager there says that lot is only for overflow, for big events.

The city says they may not be in compliance, with the lack of paving.

But the two circumstances are different.

"Scheels does have some surface parking, and they're not downtown. Rick Engen has to have the lighting, the fencing, and the surface -- that's a downtown requirement," says Fargo City Planner Jim Gilmour.

The city planner also says they've been unsuccessfully negotiating with the downtown parking lot owner for ten years, much longer than they've been dealing with the Arena.

For his part, the downtown lot owner says the city never properly filled the lot after a fire near there, and that was before he even bought the property.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Update: Beltrami Fire Ruled Accidental

    Beltrami Business Believed to be Total Loss After Fire

    Beltrami Fire Department says part of a business is destroyed after an early morning fire. Firefighters say they were called out around 1:00 a.m. to a fire at the Beltrami Mall.  Crews say West Central
    The Beltrami Fire Chief says is investigating the cause of the fire and say they believe it started in the shop area. The Safety Director for West Ag believes the entire building is a total loss.
  • Churches Are Filling Up With "Chreasters"

    Churches Are Filling Up With "Chreasters"

    When Easter and Christmas are near studies show more Americans type the word "church" in their online search engines, hoping to find a nearby holiday service. And local pastors agree more people attend
    When Easter and Christmas are near studies show more Americans type the word "church" in their online search engines, hoping to find a nearby holiday service. And local pastors agree more people attend
  • What is it? Something 'fishy' being built in Fargo

    What is it? Something 'fishy' being built in Fargo

    You may have noticed a new shop going in on the 700 block of 45th street in Fargo and wondered... "What is it?" Well even though we're about as far away from the ocean as you can get, a local man has
    You may have noticed a new shop going in on the 700 block of 45th street in Fargo and wondered... "What is it?" Well even though we're about as far away from the ocean as you can get, a local man has
Powered by WorldNow
Powered by 

WorldNowAll content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Valley News Live. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.