So it's not a secret that Rexburg, ID (yeah, if you don't live here, don't try looking it up...it's probably not on a map!) is not my favorite place in the world to live. Nope! One conversation with me will give that little fact away!
WELL, when I didn't think I could dislike this place any more than I do now...
this happened. This was kind of the last straw for me. Man i'm a downer!
Anyway, the city of Rexburg has this new rule that you have to have a parking permit to park on streets adjacent to campus. This is the first semester i've been here that this rule has been in effect. The permits are $35 for one year. Not bad.
We keep going by city hall trying to get a pass, but they sell out the day they get them. I don't know the reason for the restrictions on the numbers but it's looking ridiculous. Now they tell us that they're going to be out until spring semester, which starts April 20th.
The killer is that they can KEEP giving us parking tickets and we can't do anything about them. They're only $15/ticket, but 5 adds up. Like i've said, we've tried the whole time we've lived here to get one and we haven't seen any "in stock" yet.
I feel like something about this rule needs to be changed. We're like number 1293487509 on a "waiting list" to get one next semester, and then they'll send out emails and it's first come, first serve.
However, there's a kicker with that, too. Classes end for Winter semester on April 10th and start for Spring on April 20th. We'll be out of town most of that time, visiting Mitch's family. We can't have our lovely neighbors pick it up for us because they need our driver's licenses, which we don't want to travel without!
I feel like we're in a catch-22 here! My patience is gone and I'm afraid my hormonal self is going to lash out at someone in their tiny city hall to kick some butt when I get my next ticket!