im still trying to figure out the logic here behind the parking meters: not specifically where i live or the nearby town(neither has a single stoplight even) but the nearest one with the necessary stores and facilities. They have meters by the city/county buildings, sure that makes sense though they have an enormous free parking lot too so whats the point, but the meters there are just on the sidestreet next to the building. The only other 2 places i know are a street that has mostly abandoned storefronts, the smokeshop, and a stopsign everyblock -again, whats the point if people dont really go there much- and oddly and sadly, 4 spaces abutting the urgent care and its 8space parking lot. So, lets charge people where they are probably only slightly less than in an emergency medical situation and almost always will find no open spots in the lot, and then in the 2 least-used places in town due to either disuse or neverending free spots that are closer to the door. Other than the urgent care ones, theyd probably make more money in 5 years selling the stupid meters for scrap than from the proceeds, but then they take the one most desperate spot (oddly, this small city does NOT have a hospital/ER whilst the neighboring much smaller "city" town (that one has half a dozen stoplights and like 10 schoolzones, most next to private churchrun schools that run the flashing schoolzone lights 24/7/365) does have a hospital/ER -and not a single dentist, but the only movie theatre(inside a chain hotel at that) for 50 miles other than a few drive-ins, most of which popped up since covid- but no doctor's offices outside the hospital while "big" city without hospital has 3-4 medical arts complexes right next to each other....neither having some of the most commonly needed medical imaging, specialist-types, or doctors with half a clue.I'm happy when I get a parking spot. Parking in the grass on the side of the road is the norm here.