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Program To Pay Off Parking Tickets With School Supplies Extended

Drivers Have 30 Days From Ticket Date To Donate

July 22, 2019 - 7:35 am

LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) - Those who received parking tickets in the city of Las Vegas between June 19th and July 19th can still pay with donations of school supplies. Any supplies taken in by the city through the program will be donated to the Teachers Exchange, a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is associated with the Public Education Foundation.

Those who have a parking infraction may bring in new, unwrapped school supplies of equal or greater value to their fine to the Parking Services Offices at 500 S. Main St within 30 days of the citation date. A purchase receipt for the donation is required. In addition, only non-public safety citations are eligible for this program.

 In July of 2016, the City Council adopted an ordinance authorizing the establishment of this occasional program allowing for charitable donations in lieu of payment for parking fines.

Some of the items being accepted include:

  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Erasers
  • Dry erase markers
  • Index cards
  • Papertowels/Disinfecting wipes
  • Card stock
  • Copy paper
  • Storage bins
  • Rulers
  • Scissors
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Post-it notes