GALVESTON

The busy summer season already has generated $1 million in seawall parking revenue, a notable milestone in terms of the amount and how early in the season that landmark was met.

Keri Heath: 409-683-5241; keri.heath@galvnews.com or on Twitter @HeathKeri.

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(7) comments

Bill Cochrane

Keri, is the 1 million dollars in revenue gross or net?

Susan Fennewald

Does that mean we'll see some benefit from this money? More toilets? more water fountains? The money doesn't really matter unless they use it for something we want.

Don Schlessinger

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Stephanie Martin

Sad to hear that the bulk of the generated funds are tied up in administrative costs. Something’s wrong here.

Susan Fennewald

I HATE the bollard lighting. When I drive by in my car and look out to the Gulf I have this continuing line of bollards in my view, instead of the beach and water.

I remember when one of the oppositions to parking meters on the seawall would be that it would spoil the view. That's what the lighting bollards do.

In fact, lighting on the seawall was NOWHERE on my list of desired improvements. It might be an actual detriment (it certainly would be if the bollards are used).

Bailey Jones

I'd like parking rates to be even higher. $5/hr with a $25 max. Keep the yearly pass at $45 for residents and keep the beaches free before 10AM and after 6PM, as they are now. Use the extra income to clean up litter and provide more guards and amenities.

Michelle Aycoth

Wait, you have to pay to go to that beach 😂😂😂😂

Sincerely, Andy Aycoth

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