Meters fines in Shamokin are about to double, going from 5 dollars to 10.
If they aren't paid within the first 48-hours, the fine will increase 2 dollars.
Anything left unpaid after 10 days will be filed as a citation with the district magistrate.
People who live in the area are frustrated over this.
A financial agency that's working with the city to cut down on its debt made the recommendation.
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