[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Albany 3-3-1997 by Ord. No. 33.22.97; amended in its entirety 9-21-2015 by Ord. No. 44.91.15. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Vehicles and traffic — See Ch. 359.
There is hereby enacted for the City of Albany a parking violations amnesty program whereby the Treasurer of the City of Albany and/or her designee may cancel, in whole or in part, any penalties imposed for a traffic infraction constituting parking, standing or stopping violations issued within the City of Albany as hereinafter set forth.
[Amended 11-16-2015 by Ord. No. 50.112.15]
The Albany parking violations amnesty program shall only apply to such violations issued on or before July 31, 2015, and shall be effective for a period commencing September 22, 2015, and ending December 31, 2015. Amnesty for such tickets shall only be available to individuals prior to an immobilization device being placed on said individual's vehicle and/or prior to said individual's vehicle being towed pursuant to Chapter 359 of the Code of the City of Albany.
The Treasurer shall develop and implement an advertising campaign to adequately inform the public of the amnesty program which shall consist of announcements on radio, television and/or in the print media.
The Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed to promulgate rules and regulations not inconsistent with the provisions hereof to effectuate the program.