Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Dear Kevin Upchurch.....

Us poor members of the public don't have access to many parking spaces in state government parking garages. It would be nice if you allowed us to use the visitors spots instead of hogging them for yourselves: 

What's fun is watching the Hinds County public parking lot (next to the Chancery Court building) at a quarter til 8 when county employees park their all day and then 20 minutes later civilians can't find a spot for parking.  

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Anonymous said...

Why didn't you get the tag?

Anonymous said...

And the whiner post of the day goes to....

RandomHero said...

Parking at Woolfolk is a Wooljoke! (See what I did there)

Anonymous said...

Did you park in the empty space next to that one?

Anonymous said...

The PERS parking garage has quite a few handicapped and visitor parking spaces. What are you bitching about now?

Anonymous said...

Republicans don't give a shit about anyone's inconvenience Kingfish.

Anonymous said...

Oh WAAAHAHAAAAAA!!!! Would you like to see real abuse of state dept of finance and admin vehicles?? I've got pictures of a finance and admin truck sitting on a state wildlife management area in Isaquena county with a 4-wheeler trailer hooked to it and the bed loaded with deer camp supplies.

WAAAAAhahahhhaaaaaaaa!!!! Whats your point?

Anonymous said...

We are only the poor taxpayers.

Anonymous said...

@ 8:39 - I know of one DPS employee who used a state vehicle to move his daughter to college, and another who got into an accident while driving his wife around after hours - of course it was all covered up and several people lied about the circumstances...

Anonymous said...

DFA has done a horrible job in regards to parking at Woolfolk. There are just a couple of handicapped parking spots for visitors. In fact, I know for a fact that one state-wide official made one of her employees that was handicapped move from the parking garage at Woolfolk to across the street at the Sun and Sand. I think the Feds need to look at the number of handicapped spaces at Woolfolk for both employees and visitors. A Deputy Executive Director at DFA even had her a reserved place on the first level at the second spot. Upchurch needs to go and he need to take "MAGIC" with him!

Anonymous said...

Talk to Kevin Upchurch. Most of the cars in that row of the Woolfolk garage are marked DFA cars. Most rank and file employees in Woolfolk don't have a spot in the garage. We park across the street.

Kingfish said...

Pictures were taken at the Woolfolk building.

Anonymous said...

" a quarter til 8 when county employees park their all day and then 20 minutes later civilians can't find a spot for parking."


Anonymous said...

PERS has plenty of parking, but no checks for retirees.

Democrats In Blue Spaces said...

Who the fig is Kevin Upchurch and why?

Anonymous said...

Google is your friend, 6:08. Good Lord. If you do not know who Kevin is anyway, you should not grace this blog. Can you spell "Low Information Voter?"

Anonymous said...

One of every six accessible parking spaces, or fraction thereof, must be “van-accessible.” For example: A parking lot with 400 total spaces needs eight accessible spaces, and two of those eight spaces must be van-accessible.

Accessible spaces must connect to the shortest possible accessible route to the accessible building entrance or facility they serve.

Total Number of Parking Spaces in Parking Facility(Lot or Garage)

Minimum Number of Accessible Parking Spaces Required

1 - 25 1
26 - 50 2
51 - 75 3
76 - 100 4
101 - 150 5
151 - 200 6
201 - 300 7
301 - 400 8
401 - 500 9
501 - 1000 2% of total
1001 and over 20, plus 1 for each 100, or fraction there­of, over 1000

Where a parking facility serves multiple buildings or accessible entrances, accessible parking spaces should be dispersed to enable people to park near as many accessible entrances as possible. For example: A shopping center has fifteen stores, each with a separate entrance. There is one large parking lot with 1000 spaces. The twenty accessible parking spaces should be dispersed to provide some options for people to park close to the different stores.

Where separate parking facilities serve the same building or entrance, accessible spaces may be grouped together, as long as the number of spaces provided is determined according to each of the separate parking facilities. For example: A sports stadium has an adjacent parking lot with 1000 spaces and a separate parking lot several blocks away with an additional 1500 spaces. The adjacent lot needs 20 accessible spaces (four of which need to be van-accessible), and the remote lot needs 25 accessible spaces (five of which need to be van-accessible). Since accessible spaces need to be as near as possible to the facilities they serve, the 45 accessible spaces (including nine van-accessible) can be located in the lot adjacent to the stadium.

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