People who owe the city fines for parking tickets might soon find something large and yellow stuck to their windshields.

Keri Heath: 409-683-5241; or on Twitter @HeathKeri.

(3) comments

Bailey Jones

18000 tickets across 1250 vehicle is about 14 tickets per. But I bet a relatively few vehicles make up the bulk of the tickets. Why not publish the list? Public shaming seems to be one aspect of this barnacle idea, why not go all out?

Carlos Ponce

I remember the old days being called to jury duty at the old County Courthouse. If you were picked there was no problem as you received a permit to stick inside your windshield. But before then during voir dire you had to take your chances parking on Galveston streets with time limits. "Meter maids" or whomever would place a chalk mark on a tire pointing down then come around ticketing cars which had not moved. With frequent breaks during voir dire I would visit my car and wipe away the chalk mark and not get ticketed. I like the new County Courthouse with its parking lot with no parking time limits.

Wayne Holt

Will the new ticket payments be named a Barnacle Bill?

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