Do you have to pay for parking at iced over meters?

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DES MOINES – Dozens of parking meters downtown are covered in ice from the storm. Making it very hard to read the screen and pay for parking.

Local 5 On Your Side is asking the city if you still have to pay for meters even with the winter weather. 

The city of Des Moines says yes, you still need to pay. And that parking enforcement do regular patrols during storms. 

On Tuesday, they had one report of a meter completely frozen over and not taking payments. If you come across one that isn’t working call traffic and transportation at 515-283-4973. 

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