Public Safety Committee Hearing
GAINESVILLE - They want the grey lines to become bright orange.
Over the years roam towers have generated a great deal of mistrust which lead to regulation.
The meeting's purpose was to clarify language on several items in a draft ordinance that would modify existing rules for roam towers.
For example suspending a truck driver's license for five years if they are cited for DUI.
Another concern, if a tow company mistakenly tows multiple cars from one lot, did they commit a single violation or multiple ones?
"There's not a contract in place or a payment is not in place or a its not a valid contract at this point in accordance with the ordinance each tow would be a separate violation," Melyssa Henagan, Towing Administrator for the Gainesville Police Department said.
City leaders hope to review all possible changes before the year is out.
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