City Owed Millions In Unpaid Parking Tickets

May 12, 2014


(Peoria, IL)  --  The City of Peoria is faced with more than two million dollars in unpaid parking tickets.  Officials say the money would go a long way towards repairing streets, sidewalks and other infrastructure the city desperately needs.  Peoria had a difficult time locating a car that had five tickets making it boot eligible.  The city fired the collection agency that was in place because  drivers with tickets ignored their calls.  Peoria officials then hired a new collection agency a year ago and are seeing better results than the previous agency, which lacked aggressiveness.`

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