Krieger said in October that the meters will first debut on Main Street, South Ocean Avenue and Railroad Avenue, with parking lots to follow in the spring.
Trustee Joseph Keyes said Monday that the village is expecting to receive the meters at the end of this week or early next week, and Krieger said the meters will start being installed next week.
Some business owners have already been briefed on the meters at a recent meeting. A letter about the meters will be mailed to residents and issued to the press soon, Krieger said. A grace period will be in place for the first few weeks of the meters’ operation, where warnings will be handed out to those not paying meters.
Proposed parking rates, which were announced in July, are 25 cents per half hour or $5 flat rate in the evening. Day rates are 25 cents per half hour, with an hour and a half time limit on Main Street.
Following the launch of meters on the streets, meters for Patchogue Village’s parking lots are expected to be installed in the spring along with a resurfacing of the lots.
As previously reported, village residents are currently expected to be able to park freely in all parking areas except for Main Street. Residents who live outside of Patchogue Village will be able to park freely in about 65 percent of the parking spots all of the time, with 35 percent being metered at different times, Krieger told Patch in September.
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