Groveland Police Chief Melvin Tennyson decided to issue and pay a $45 parking ticket for himself last week after a Facebook post showing his black SUV parked on the sidewalk near City Hall generated complaints by commenters, the Daily Commercial reported.
“Groveland police department is handing out tickets to people who park their vehicles in (their) own driveway if they block the sidewalk, $40 tickets are issued, but when the chief of police blocks sidewalks it’s OK?” David Bires said in a post, according to the Daily Commercial.
The next day, Tennyson paid the fine and posted a picture of the receipt on Facebook, saying that he “cannot... hold anyone accountable until I hold myself accountable.”
The Daily Commercial reported that his update was met with a lot of praise.
“Thanks for being honest and setting a good example for his community,” Marian Schatzer wrote in a follow-up post.
The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location.Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily duringmall hours. Admission is free!
Landscaping and Outdoors
Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation
Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair.
Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch
Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s.
The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet.